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They call themselves Radiohead?! Crazy kids.

August 4, 2008
Seriously, these band names just keep getting better and better; first The Ting Tings and now Radiohead!? This all-guy group from somewhere in England is best known for their only good song, "Creep." And while mostly I just liked how he said "you're so f'ing special," I did appreciate how the song started soft and then got loud and then soft again, just like LIMP B (BEST BAND EVER!!!).

Apparently they've put out a bunch of records, but I've never sniffed anything remotely resembling a hit since MAYBE "Fake Plastic Trees." And that song was just popular because their singer was in a grocery cart in the video acting all worn out. Talk about gimmicky.

But like all one-hit-wonder bands from the 1990's (like that "You said, what about breakfast at Tiffany's" band), Radiohead has recently resurfaced to play "Creep" once more to anyone that still cares. They'll probably save it 'til the last song too, because as mentioned, it's their ONLY good one! Great, that means we have to sit through a few hundred minutes of filler songs that have titles like "Let Down" and "The Bends" and "How to Disappear Completely." Man, talk about buzzkills! They should be happy they have fans old enough to even remember "Creep!"

And seriously, if they don't play "Creep" when they play all these 2008 summer festivals like Lollapalooza (Porno For Pyros RULEZ!) and the All Points Festival in New Jersey (THE BOSS!!!), I'm going to be sooooooooo PISSED.


Radiohead plays two (out of three) nights of the All Points West Festival at Liberty State Park in Jersey City. The festival runs from Friday, August 8th, to Sunday, August 10th.


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