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Radiohead Quotes

We’ve collected the best Radiohead Quotes from the greatest minds of the world: Ed O’Brien, Win Butler, Bryce Dessner, Mike Portnoy, Chris Thile. Use them as an inspiration.

We are different peopleyou get a different take on the band whoever you speak to. Somehow, at the end of it, it goes through the filtering process and out comes the Radiohead thing.
Ed O’Brien
The Flaming Lips have been on Warner Bros. forever, and certainly everything I heard growing up was on a major label in some way, from the Cure to Radiohead to Bjork.
If you make rock music with guitars in it, the Radiohead comparison is inevitable.
With the Neal Morse Band, we’re doing progressive music with a harder edge; it’s a little more in Dream Theater territory for me. Flying Colors is a little more poppy, it’s more Radiohead, Muse, and Coldplay territory, so I approach that drumming in a different way.
Everyone talks about how depressing Radiohead are. I don’t hear it. They’ve created their own universe and it is dimly lit, but it’s not inherently dark.
Everything I do feels like It’s going to end up being in Radiohead.
The Beatles, even Radiohead, all of my favorite stuff I’d play on the piano. But it was all very secret – for me, for fun. I wasn’t going to record myself playing those songs, and it never occurred to me to write a song of my own.
Radiohead showed a real affinity to being bold with visual imagery, so it came as no surprise when Jonny Greenwood did ‘There Will Be Blood.’
I’m a huge stadium rock fan, but I’m also a fan of everything from Massive Attack to Peter Gabriel, U2, the Police, Radiohead, and Coldplay.
I like many different kinds of music. My favourite band is Radiohead, and I’m also a giant Jeff Buckley fan.
Christopher Masterson
I’m a fan of music, some rock music. But I like many types of music. But I suppose a kind of longstanding love of specific bands would be Radiohead, Wilco, Neil Young, Tom Waits, REM.
I went to a Radiohead concert with Mr. Aaron Paul and became instantly hip. He’s a great tweeter and took a photograph of the two of us. He said, ‘Man, look at this! We’ve already got 800 hits in five minutes!’ So this old dog became hip.
Back in Kuwait, I had started listening to a lot of English language music: western music, I would sayKate Bush and Radiohead – and I loved Chet Baker, Etna James, a lot of singers and a lot of bands.
I’m a huge stadium rock fan, but I’m also a fan of everything from Massive Attack to Peter Gabriel, U2, the Police, Radiohead, and Coldplay. I’ve realized that I love all forms of music and get excited when any artist goes crazy and creates something that is an experience.
Lauren Hill, I always have her solo CD nearby. I have Coldplay, Radiohead, just a mix.
I love Radiohead, which most people don’t expect, and I listen to everything from Stevie Wonder to Steely Dan, Carole King, The Beach Boys, The Kinks, Beyonce Knowles, Vampire Weekend, The Beatles, Joni Mitchell, Burt Bacharach, and Paul Simon.
I am worried that young Japanese people are not very curious about the outside world – which is so different to the way we were in the Sixties and Seventies. All they want to listen to is Japanese pop. They haven‘t even heard of Radiohead!
As I got older, I fell in love with Radiohead, and ‘OK Computer‘ is one of my favorite albums of theirs. Sonically, the tone of the guitars on tracks like ‘Electioneering’ just rips right through me.
What I appreciate about Radiohead’s work – and it’s most evident in ‘Hail to the Thief‘ – is how the juxtaposition of narratives on the band’s albums somehow creates a sense of wholeness.
I’m obsessed with Radiohead. They’re just the greatest band on the planet.
I was always into things like Boyz II Men and boy bands, and then I got into Radiohead and alt-rock.
Forget about musical credibility. I think, unless you’re Radiohead or whatever, it’s pointless striving for that. What I would like is some respect.
If Radiohead made a video where Thom Yorke was featured more than the other members, nobody would say anything.
Live are a really good band. I like Stone Temple Pilots, Radiohead I love. Even Oasis.
We wanted to be like Radiohead. When they started experimenting with electronic music, it gave us the idea that it might be a cool idea to do.