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Five interesting facts about Radiohead: unique voice and refusal to be rotated on the radio

Maryna Gramovych

Five interesting facts about Radiohead: unique voice and refusal to be rotated on the radio

Radiohead is one of the most innovative and experimental bands in the music industry. Formed in 1985 in Abingdon, Oxfordshire, the band has released nine studio albums and has become one of the main trends in alternative and indie music. UAportal has prepared a list of five interesting facts about Radiohead.

Fact 1

Radiohead's song "Creep" was initially rejected by a music label because it was not "radio friendly" enough. As a result, the song was released as a single in 1992 and became an unexpected hit, providing the band with mainstream success.

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Fact 2.

The band's 1997 album OK Computer was inspired by technological progress and its impact on society. The album's themes of alienation, consumerism, and modern life resonated with many listeners and critics, cementing its status as one of the classics.

Fact 3

Radiohead's lead singer Thom Yorke is known for his characteristic falsetto voice. However, Yorke said that he developed this style of singing because he was insecure about his natural voice. Since then, he has embraced his voice and become an iconic vocalist in his own right.

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Fact 4.

Radiohead is known for their experiments with unconventional clockwork signatures and complex musical structures. Their song "Pyramid Song" from the album "Amnesiac" has a 4/4 time signature superimposed on a 16-bit pattern, which creates a unique and magical effect.

Fact 5.

Finally, Radiohead is known for incorporating political and social commentary into their music. The song "2 + 2 = 5" from the album "Hail to the Thief" is a commentary on the manipulation of truth and propaganda by those in power.

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