Chartattack.com Reviews Toronto Show

by Dylan on October 21, 2003

Canadian music site Chart Attack has a brief review about Radiohead’s recent Toronto make-good show. An excerpt-

There’s a parallel between Radiohead and the athletes who usually patrol the Skydome; their reputations are not based on the present, but on the past. Professional athletes like baseball players are awarded contracts based on past merits rather than on their current abilities. Similarly, Radiohead developed their popularity with the release of two critically acclaimed albums in the ’90s ? The Bends and OK Computer ? before delving into a more experimental mode over the past three years. Though the partisan crowd was enthusiastic for any thing their heroes would perform, it was quite obvious that the large majority of the crowd would have been happier to hear more of the band’s earlier work than the moody, atmospheric material from their latest release, Hail To The Thief. Still, 11 of the album’s 14 songs were included in the concert.

You can read the entire article here.



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