Label: Parlophone - 7243 8 29626 2 5,Parlophone - CDPCS 7372 • Format: CD Album, Reissue • Country: Europe • Genre: Rock • Style: Alternative Rock
Pablo Honey in no way was adequate preparation for its epic, sprawling follow-up, The Bends. Building from the sweeping, three-guitar attack that punctuated the best moments of Pablo HoneyThe Bends - Radiohead - The Bends create a grand and forceful sound that nevertheless resonates with anguish and despair -- it's cerebral anthemic rock. Occasionally, the album displays its influences, whether it's U2Pink FloydR.
Thom Yorke 's tortured lyrics give the album a melancholy undercurrent, as does the surging, textured music. But what makes The Bends so remarkable is that it marries such ambitious, and often challenging, instrumental soundscapes to songs that are at their cores hauntingly melodic and accessible. It makes the record compelling upon first listen, but it reveals new details with each listen, and soon it The Bends - Radiohead - The Bends apparent that Hair Of Gold, Eyes Of Blue - Various - 1948 The BendsRadiohead have reinvented anthemic rock.
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