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KID A

Radiohead

 

Crossover Prog

3.95 | 759 ratings

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fairyliar
1 stars I ve always been told "Radiohead is amazing, they are innovating". I only saw them on TV just after the release of the "incredible" Kid A, they played one song (can't remember the title), then I thought "It's a joke isnt'it?" and my opinion was made about the band.

5 years later, after the 9999th "Radiohead is incredible" heard, I've decided to make one of the biggest challenge in my life: listening to Radiohead seriously and give them a real chance.

So let's try Kid A.

Now after having listened to the first four songs, the thing is clear. I have never heard something like this before (except once...): 15 minutes of atrocious suffering, musical void and senseless use of a CDR. How can someone burn a CDR with such a thing??? How can someone buy???? Questions are meant to remain unanswered....

Boredom that is the word that defines the best this stuff. But not just boredom like you feel when listening to Brian Eno "Thursday Afternoon" or Talk Talk "Spirit Of Eden" which are already really boring. When you listen to Kid A, it's the real essence of boredom, a terrible pain, the desire to finish with everything. It's a chance you only have to put the cd out of the player!

So, to be serious, loving this album is a symptom of huge masochist tendencies. If you got 15? to spend, buy anything else (a pizza, the new Madonna album...) or send it to the WWF it will be a good deed but don't damage your brain with such a crap.

0 star

fairyliar | 1/5 |

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