Culling this weirdo jamboree from the tranquil King of Limbs was a no-brainer. Thom Yorke is persuasive — if not exactly suave — in character as the secret agent, but credit Jonny Greenwood, as we often must, with its emotive thwack. On Kid A, the second option won out: sequestered away with Greenwood, Yorke produced much that haunts and a little — like the title track — that gleams. After decrying consumerism, swerving into outre avant-rock and selling millions of records anyway, Radiohead learned the hard way that condemning society would just make them even richer.
Since their debut, the English rock band Radiohead have recorded more than songs, most credited to the band as a whole. They have worked with producer Nigel Godrich since Several of their albums are consistently ranked among the greatest of all time. Radiohead's first album, Pablo Honey , preceded by their breakthrough single " Creep ",  features a sound reminiscent of alternative rock bands such as the Pixies and Nirvana. Kid A and Amnesiac , recorded in the same sessions,   marked a drastic change in style, incorporating influences from electronic music , 20th-century classical music , krautrock and jazz.
When Radiohead 's debut single "Creep" came out in , it seemed to be just another self-deprecating guitar-powered song from a bunch of upstart indie rockers. But with their sophomore album The Bends , the band began one of the longest and greatest streaks of significant records from the past quarter century. In the past two decades, they heavily dosed themselves in electronics, played around with some funky time signatures and revolutionized the music industry by making and releasing records on their own terms. They've become more complex over the years, but no less interesting. Our list of the Top 10 Radiohead Songs follows a similar path.
If the title is a prompt, the song is a demonstration. The trailblazing U. What was most impressive, then, about A Moon Shaped Poo l was that despite having such a full, respected body of work, Radiohead clearly continued to hone their craft. So as Radiohead themselves once put it: I might be wrong. As they also put it: How can you be sure? Points for the cacophonic ending, though. But little more than wobbly synth lines, for less than a minute, from the companion CD to In Rainbows?