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    Posted: May 06 2013 at 17:28
I sense the affinity between these records...
 
which do you prefer?
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Horizons Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 06 2013 at 17:31
Really hard to compare their similarities - two different generations. I'd love to hear what you find similar. Smile

In this case i have to go with Radiohead. Revolver is a classic with some really iconic masterpieces. But OK Computer is just another animal. 
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OK Computer is very overrated
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Horizons Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 06 2013 at 17:43
Originally posted by smartpatrol smartpatrol wrote:

OK Computer is very overrated




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Yeah, it is. Still not bad, tho
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OK Computer without any doubt.

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Revolver for me.  Radiohead are good, but not even close to being in the same league with the Beatles.
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Beatles...of course.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Eria Tarka Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 06 2013 at 20:34
Originally posted by HolyMoly HolyMoly wrote:

Revolver for me.  Radiohead are good, but not even close to being in the same league with the Beatles.
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My favorite Beatle record......
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Originally posted by smartpatrol smartpatrol wrote:

OK Computer is very overrated

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I will always choose The Beatles of Radiohead any day, any time, no matter the albums compared. This means that the worst Beatles album is still better to me than the best of Radiohead.
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For influence alone, it would be a walkover for Beatles.  But the question was on preference and I find OK Computer a more powerful album than Revolver.  
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Radiohead for sure. They're easily one of my favourite bands ever. Beatles were so 2008 for me.
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Revolver, but I love OK Computer as well.
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Originally posted by Fox On The Rocks Fox On The Rocks wrote:

Beatles were so 2008 for me.



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Originally posted by smartpatrol smartpatrol wrote:

OK Computer is very overrated
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Revolver: 5/5, Ok Computer: 4.5/5.
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Originally posted by earlyprog earlyprog wrote:

I sense the affinity between these records...
 
which do you prefer?

I wouldn't have thought to compare them, but I see your point.  Both can be listened to as straight-forward rock albums, but each has lots of layers and subtleties that reveal something new with each listen.  Both are 9/10 in my book.
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