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What is Radiohead's best album?

Pablo Honey
1 (2.3%)
The Bends
7 (16.3%)
OK Computer
18 (41.9%)
Kid A
7 (16.3%)
Amnesiac
1 (2.3%)
Hail to the Thief
2 (4.7%)
In Rainbows
7 (16.3%)

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Re: Best Album: Radiohead
« Reply #30 on: February 18, 2010, 09:31:59 AM »
re-listens to OK Computer have really messed up my Radiohead rankings. It's still not better then Kid A, but could really give In Rainbows a run for it's money.
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Re: Best Album: Radiohead
« Reply #31 on: February 18, 2010, 09:46:39 AM »
re-listens to OK Computer have really messed up my Radiohead rankings. It's still not better then Kid A, but could really give In Rainbows a run for it's money.

It still has my vote, though The Bends nearly changed that.

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Re: Best Album: Radiohead
« Reply #32 on: November 01, 2010, 11:12:09 PM »
Man, this is a tough choice.

The Bends is good, and Pablo Honey is decent, but neither really compare to their other albums.

Kid A and OK Computer are probably the most consistent albums, but Amnesiac, Hail to the Thief, and In Rainbows all have individual songs that are much better than anything on Kid A or Computer.

Breaking it down by album and the number of songs that I love from that album:

OK Computer
Paranoid Android
Exit Music (For a Film)
Electioneering
No Surprises

Kid A
Everything in its Right Place
The National Anthem
Idioteque

Amnesiac
Pyramid Song
You and Whose Army
Hunting Bears
Like Spinning Plates
Life in a Glass House

Hail to the Thief
2+2=5
Sit Down, Stand Up
Go to Sleep
There There
A Punch Up at a Wedding
Myxamatosis

In Rainbows
15 Step
Bodysnatchers
Nude
Reckoner
Jigsaw Falling Into Place


Now, dividing the number of loved songs by number of songs on the album, I should be able to find quantities that show my rankings.

OK Computer: 4/12 = .33
Kid A: 3/10 = .3
Amnesiac: 5/11 = .45
Hail to the Thief: 6/14 = .43
In Rainbows: 5/10 = .5

So, by that logic, my favorite Radiohead album is In Rainbows, and they are ranked:

In Rainbows
Amnesiac
Hail to the Thief
OK Computer
Kid A
The Bends
Pablo Honey
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Re: Best Album: Radiohead
« Reply #33 on: January 30, 2013, 08:59:35 PM »
1. OK Computer
2. Kid A
3. The Bends
4. Hail to the Thief
5. King of Limbs
6. In Rainbows
7. Amnesiac
8. Pablo Honey

but really it's two ties (1,2,3; 4,5,6,7) and Pablo Honey.
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Re: Best Album: Radiohead
« Reply #34 on: February 15, 2013, 04:41:05 PM »
Picking a "best" Radiohead album is tricky because I voted for The Bends, with OK Computer just behind. While they've expanded their sound and are doing so many interesting things, I haven't been as enthused about their most recent work. Kid A and Hail to the Thief are great too, but it might just be a case where my pop sensibilities still win the day.
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Re: Best Album: Radiohead
« Reply #35 on: February 15, 2013, 06:58:56 PM »
9.) PABLO HONEY
8.) HAIL TO THE THIEF
7.) THE KING OF LIMBS
6.) KID A
5.) IN RAINBOWS
4.) THE BENDS
3.) MY IRON LUNG EP
2.) AMNESIAC
1.) OK COMPUTER

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Re: Best Album: Radiohead
« Reply #36 on: July 01, 2013, 01:02:41 AM »
In Rainbows is my favourite album, because IMHO it draws on 'their best bits' from all their previous albums.
I wrote about it a while ago...
http://theproseandthepassion.wordpress.com/2009/12/28/you-are-my-centre-when-i-spin-away/

But I think my all-time favourite tracks might be Let Down from OK Computer and There There from Hail to The Thief. That last one was especially awesome when I saw it live last year...


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Re: Best Album: Radiohead
« Reply #37 on: June 04, 2016, 07:15:13 PM »
OK Computer
The Bends
Kid A
In Rainbows

Amnesiac
A Moon Shaped Pool
Pablo Honey

Hail to the Thief
King of Limbs
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Re: Best Album: Radiohead
« Reply #38 on: June 05, 2016, 01:20:11 AM »
This new albums got songs on it!

This one is getting played a lot. The video shows a band working really hard at bringing a song together. Like.


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