Here’s something to look at while things are kind of dead. Enjoy!
Watch the video. ‘Nuff said.
(via our message board, Mortigi Tempo)
Okay, so the video quality isn’t that great but the audio is top notch. This is from Radiohead’s 12 song set at the Reading Festival in 1994. Things were different then… Thom had blond hair, Ed was in his pirate shirt phase, Phil had hair, Jonny is wearing mom jeans, and Colin looks to be wearing a quilt. With that said, this is still a great video to watch. Thom starts out singing a cover of Tim Buckley’s “Sing a Song For You” which reminds us just how great his voice can be.
Here you go:
Radiohead and Conan O’Brien have always had a connection. If you didn’t know, Radiohead was the very first musical guest on Conan’s show back in 1993, which was also the band’s first TV appearance in the US. So, it’s no surprise to hear that Conan covered “Creep” during his soundcheck in Eugene, Oregon. Conan’s currently touring his comedy show, The Legally Prohibited From Being Funny on Television Tour.
Here you go:
Here’s Radiohead’s performance on Conan back in 1993:
UPDATE: Actually, we should correct ourselves. Radiohead’s first televised US appearance was on the Arsenio Hall show, a few months before the Conan show. Check it:
Rollingstone.com has a slideshow gallery of photos spanning 15 years of Radiohead. Check them out!