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2.52 | 376 ratings

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3 stars A deceptive debut!!

You wudn't have listened to this in 1993 and imagined that just 4 yrs later, radiohead wud release the greatest album of the 90's (in many ppls opinion) and one of the greatest albums ever (in my opinion) and you certainly wudnt have expected them to release an album lyk 'kid A', just 7 yrs later!!

it's not a patch on their later work, it's far more teenagery than 'the bends' and it doesn't in any way foreshadow 'OK computer'

the track which made the album for many was 'creep' which is considered to be radiohead's equivilent of 'smells like teen spirit' however the stand out track for me is the powerful 'stop whispering'!!

there r some good tracks in the album, and some pretty lame tracks aswell (i wont name any names) and in true radiohead fashion, the album opens (you) and closes (blow out) very well, the opening and closing songs are definately 'stand-out tracks'!!

it's a good album on it's own, but it isn't great, it suffers from being too 'teen-angst ridden' and is trying to sound to much lyk a 'grunge album', it doesn't stand up at all well to their later work, and isn't a patch on even 'the bends'!!

3 stars - 6.5 out of 10!!

| 3/5 |


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