Radiohead Tour Dates and Gigography

USANA Amphitheatre - Salt Lake City, UT USA
August 28, 2003 with Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks
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Setlist
01. There There
02. 2 + 2 = 5
03. Lucky
04. Morning Bell
05. Where I End & You Begin
06. Backdrifts
07. Fake Plastic Trees
08. Paranoid Android
09. My Iron Lung
10. Sail To The Moon
11. You & Whose Army
12. The Gloaming
13. Idioteque
14. Scatterbrain
15. The National Anthem
16. A Wolf At The Door
17. Sit Down. Stand Up.

encore one

18. Pyramid Song
19. Go To Sleep
20. Dollars & Cents
21. Street Spirit (Fade Out

encore two

22. I Might Be Wrong
23. Everything In Its Right Place


Before Go To Sleep: "This is for all the people who think they can sleepwalk through life and get away with it."
Show Notes
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Reviews
There are 36 reviews for this show.

JEREMY:
Submitted on: DECEMBER 31, 1969 16:00:00


I just want to see that it was the best concert I've been to. My wife and I were literally front and center. There was nothing between us and the band. It was amazing! The highlight for me was Wolf at the Door. I was so glad they played it. During Wolf, I swear Thom and I had a moment: I was frantically trying to keep up with his lyrics and for about twenty seconds Thom and I were looking at and pointing at eachother singing away. It was amazing.

The band was perfect. They are glorious musicians. The crowd was so into their performance, I think they were a little taken back by it.


RYAN:
Submitted on: DECEMBER 31, 1969 16:00:00


wow, that is all someone can say after being to the bst show on earth. From the first notes of "there there" to the last of "everything in its right place" Radiohead was just plain amazing. the highlight of the show for me is one they played "Fake plastic trees" this song is amazing on the album but times that by about 100 and thats how it is live. thoms vocals for every song were amazing. I would say the only thing i was dissapointed withis that they didnt lay "karma police" oh well


DAVE:
Submitted on: DECEMBER 31, 1969 16:00:00


Great show!

Alot of material from HTTT which was good ( especially "Go to sleep" and "2+2=5") but a good 5 songs from OK. Computer. Highlights of the show would have to be The National anthem, Lucky and Paranoid Android. Thom was full of energy, and the lead singer from R.E.M. sang along with him on Karma Police. An all around great evening!


HASU:
Submitted on: SEPTEMBER 04, 2003 09:00:20


Many thanks to Radiohead for requesting no crowd surfing, et. That contributed on a large scale to my enjoyment of the show. Also, the screens that were on the sides of the stage were very cool. The show was almost spiritual, people swaying while Tom's voice drifted through the air, all underneath a beautifully starry night. Thanks to RH for sharing their unique and highly intelligent music.


DAN:
Submitted on: SEPTEMBER 04, 2003 18:05:45


Another phenomenal show. I was travelling on business to SLC and heard that this show was not sold out, so I headed right over to USANA feeling like the luckiest guy in the world. Never been to a show by myself, but theSLC people were really cool. Well, as a huge fan, I got the surprise of my life when I was walking through the SLC airport the day after the show and came across Thom sitting right outside the Dick Clark cafe. Normally I am not the star-struck type, but I could not resist the opportunity to say hello to one of my musical heroes. Well, suffice to say, he was really cool and seemed genuinely appreciative of my kind comments. Now if I can just get tickets to Mountain View! He asked me twice if I was going to see them in San Francisco, my home town and I did not have the guts to tell them it sold out before I could get tickets. I will be there, somehow and I am sure it will be another awesome show.


JOSH:
Submitted on: SEPTEMBER 05, 2003 11:10:21


The show was really great. One of the best i've been to. Maybe it was really a good show or the effects of marijuana just made it seem really great. I'm sure it was great.


AUSTIN:
Submitted on: SEPTEMBER 05, 2003 13:30:10


I've never seen a bad review posted on this site, and reading all the other reviews for this show makes me wonder if I'm crazy, but I was disappointed. I thought it was clearly an off night for them. I saw them one other time at Red Rocks in 2001 and it was by far the best show I've ever seen. This time was just, I don't know, off. It seemed like they fucked up at least once on most of the songs. I was not impressed with the new material live (except for There There and 2+2=5), whereas when I saw them in 2001 it made me like Kid A and Amnesiac more, I think I like HTTT less now. And I had really good seats, row E center, much better than the other show I was at. Somehow it just seemed like they were just kind of going through the motions, and no matter how much Thom hopped around he never seemed truly into it. All that being said there were plenty of amazing moments, Fake Plastic Trees gave me chills, Street Spirit was beautiful. Like I said, maybe I'm crazy. My friend liked it, everyone else seemed to like it, maybe it was just me.


OITAI:
Submitted on: SEPTEMBER 05, 2003 14:49:38


My sister has always been a big fan of Radiohead, so of course we arrived there at 3 in the morning, we were the first ones in line (16 hours to be more exact) but at the end it was all worth it, The band was in a great mood, the sound was loud and clear, the lights and screens so cool.
The setlist was good, the only song I was sad they didn't played was True love waits, but oh well, Idioteque is my fav song, and of course the crowd went crazy same as Thom, The Gloaming was another one of my fav during the night, I might be wrong, Iron Lung, paranoid android, street spirit, 2+2=5 I mean the whole thing was just amazing, that's the only word I could use to describe this gig, probably the best I've been.
It was great meeting all these fans like Art, Sebastian, Mike and Joy (and starbuck, the guy playing Jeff Buckley's songs, lol.
The only thing I was pissed about, was at the entrance I mean we were there for 16 hours and some people that had arrived 2 hours before, got to be on first row, that was not far, but that is not the band's fault, so there's nothing to do about it.
But the gig was just AMAZING!!!!


AMBER:
Submitted on: SEPTEMBER 05, 2003 20:19:37


Incredible...beautiful...entertaining...
just a few words to describe Radiohead's performance at USANA. I couldn't believe it when they played some old faves from The Bends - Iron Lung, Fake Plastic Trees, and the most amazing encore of them all, Street Spirit. The crowd quieted down when they played S.S. (almost mesmerized by its sheer raw beauty). It was almost a holy, spiritual experience, like I was witnessing something of such exquisite beauty and talent that when the band members left the stage after the final encore, I felt somewhat empty inside because I didn't want the experience to end. However, the FOREVER helped to ease the emptiness. Thom, Ed, Jonny, Colin, and Phil, you will be FOREVER in my CD player and in my heart!!


CONNOR:
Submitted on: SEPTEMBER 09, 2003 22:02:41


I CAN NOW DIE A HAPPY MAN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

A 12 hour drive from Medicine Hat Alberta(wouldve been a bit shorter had we not been pulled over at the boarder and forced to eat the pot my friend and i were attempting to sneak into the most disgusting country in the world)was not going to be enough to stop me from seeing the most intelligent, sincere, and voulnerable band in the world.

This was the best show that i have ever seen!! and it will not be until i see them again that anything could ever come close to topping it. Before i saw this show i wasnt certain if a band could ever top the Sigur Ros show that i saw last november in vancouver(where friends and i got to party with the boys after words). Boy was i wrong. dont get me wrong, that is still one of my favorites but the fact that i was able to sneak past security and stand in front of Thom and Jonny and see their personalities flow through their instruments, facial expressions, and body language was just unbelievable. it was like i was exeriancing it with them. The way that i was able to basically walk past all of the security from my chair a ways back proved to me that this whole thing was just meant to be.

What this kind of experience does to an aspiring musician is remarkable. On one hand it opens your mind to the power of real music and makes you want to devote your life to making people like me feel and and love in a way that cant be done any other way. And in some other ways it makes you think "why do i even bother.....no one could ever beat this".

This will not be the last time that i see radiohead.
Thanks to all the mormons for making this an awesome day for me but most importantly .......thank you to Radiohead for changing my life for ever.


LUCAS:
Submitted on: SEPTEMBER 12, 2003 20:22:23


The show was awesome. Radiohead has been my favorite band for over seven years now, so finally seeing them live was great.

It was great to hear some older Radiohead songs from The Bends and OK Computer, but I was equally impressed with the songs they played from Kid A and Amnesiac. I was also highly impressed with the new songs from Hail to the Theif.

The band put on an amazing show, by far my favorite concert of all time.

I traveled from Eastern Idaho to see the show, and it was beyond worth it. The crowd was really great too.

A+++++++++++


PAT BARNUM:
Submitted on: SEPTEMBER 28, 2003 13:30:37


After 12 long years of rocking the world, Radiohead has AT LAST come to Utah. I was a visit long overdue. For obsessed Radiohead fans like myself who had never seen the band in person, yesterday was a very special day. Considering my insane joy and happiness at simply seeing Thom & the boys in person, they could've rolled out with Randy Travis tunes and I'da been pleased. But obviously I knew to expect much better from the world's greatest rock band.
True to summer form, the band kicked things off HTTT-style with "2+2" and "There There," greatly energizing the 12,000-plus crowd from the beginning. Things then proceeded with a wonderful display of the wide range of moods, sounds, and intensity we all know Radiohead for. A loud "My Iron Lung" psyched the crowd up; "Street Spirit" put us at ease. "Paranoid Android" electrifying; "You and Whose Army" inspiring. It was a classic Radiohead variety treat.
To everyone's pleasure, Thom's cheeful demeanor continued, showing through in both the music and the overall performance. The wild and crazy dancing defied the whole idea of Thom as the depressed, anti-social musical artist. He even put on a comic routine of sorts as he humorously distorted his face up close on the camera during "You and Whose Army" (inspiring song--funny performance).
There was some sense of disappointment, however, as the band refused to finish the show with usual crowd-pleasers like "Karma Police." Instead they teased the fans with the experimental stuff--"Everything In Its Right Place," "Idioteque"--for the encore material. So the Utah folks WERE left somewhat high and dry at night's end.
That aside, however, this of course was one of the magical nights of my life. I saw Radiohead. It was unbelievable. I yearned for the night to never end. Every glass slipper has its end, I guess. And so I drove home, returning to my (pre-Ball) Cinderella life.


CHRIS:
Submitted on: SEPTEMBER 28, 2003 20:43:45


Fantastic show. Even though they played a lot of new songs, it was very nostalgic. Malkmus ruled, too. Great crowd, lots of dancing. Awesome.


SHANA:
Submitted on: SEPTEMBER 28, 2003 22:06:09


Oh man, talk about a religious experience! This show was really what I needed and im almost devastated that it finally came...and left so quickly...Let me tell you about tonite...my highlight: Ed saw me blow him a kiss!! He smiled at me, im not even joking. First he was looking at me so i smiled at him and he was still looking right at me, no joke!! so I waved to him...and he smiled just a little, enough for me to tell he was really looking at me, and he still didn't look away...then my friend RJ looked over at him as I was blowing him a kiss and instanly we both seen this big grin on Ed's face when i did that! it was awesome!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

We were so close to Thom and Johnny, I was just in awe it was amazing!! And i seen COLLIN!! I LOVE COLLIN!! i cant believe they did Fake Plastic Trees, Wolf at the Door and Dollars and Cents!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! oh man and Street Spirit and Pyramid song!! I MOST ABSOLUTELY LOVED There There, Where I end..., 2+2=5, Sit down Stant up!!!!!!! You and Whose army ROCKED!!!! i lvoed the camera action!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! and Paranoid Android, Go to Sleep, and SCATTERBRAIN, and Sail to the Moon, the Gloaming was amazing!! damn! and Idiotech: this song as a meaning to me no one will ever know...i f*cking love Radiohead damnit i miss them!! (i really wanted to hear: Punch up, TSH, How to Dissapear..and Climbing up the Walls.)

My cousin stephanie and my friend RJ each caught a setlist!!! and on those set list they say 'Pyramid Song/Bulletproof' Crazy huh? ..there was no bulletproof! But im so happy they did IMBW at the end cause i thought i wasnt going to hear it and its an all time fave, so is FPT, Street Spirit and My Iron Lung and im so surprised and HAPPY that they did those ones!

OH AND ALSO! we made this sign like Hail to the Theif, it says "Hail to the Leaf" and a nice pot leaf on it and i know they saw it because: During SM&Jicks, you could see Phil on the sides watching so we held up our sign (when everyone cheered for him) and you could see his head turning away laughing, in collins direction, (cause they were both sitting there-phil was easier to see) so we know he saw it!! And during 2+2=5 we kept holding it up and we seen Thom just start laughing a little looking over at Ed shortly after we held it up....the people we were by agreed, they were pretty sure Thom seen that and was laughing at it and by the end of the nite people were saying 'so you're the ones with the sign, we heard about you' ...we kept holding it up to see if our friends could see it out in the seats and they called us on the cellphone and said they could see it so i imagine EVERYONE might've seen it..a lot of people really liked it!!

THANK YOU RADIOHEAD! ...for the time of my life! Thanx for coming to SLC up the steet from my house!!! Dont wait another 10 years to come back!!!!!!!!!!!!!

THANK YOU to all the RH fans we met today, you are all so f*cking awesome!! Thank you for showing RH a goodtime in Utah, Thanx for the respect you all had during fake plastic trees and pyramid song, you were all so quite!! It was GREAT MEETING JOY AND MIKE (and starbuck) i love those guys!!!!

As for the gate situation, i think they better work on it. My bf was inline at 8am and i was inline by 10:30am, people who we seen arrive at 5 were up against the fence and we were a couple people behind them and i think its completely fucked how people have no respect for true fans! we are all sore and sunburnt, but we were still close!

Email me if you want to be on my list for pictures of tonites show: MaynardsSpiral@aol.com

Thank you for everything!!!!!!!!!!!!!

p.s. during one song, i cant really remember....Thom kept lifting up his shirt, and trust me we were close i could see his tummy! i'll gladly admit i think Thom can be sexy sometimes and tonite he was, he is soo fucking cute!!

Shana


TYLER EVANS:
Submitted on: SEPTEMBER 29, 2003 06:48:37


Um, don't quite remember the setlist, hopefully someone will, but highlights were:
I might be wrong, which if I remember was part of the first encore. Incredible.
Fake Plastic Trees.
Idioteque. Me and Rmac were really looking forward to see this one live, and it lived up to our expectations.
Street Spirit. Also wonderful. Really glad they played this.
Go to Sleep. Jonny's solo was has good as ever.
Paranoid Android. Spot on. Including another great jonny solo.
Everything in its right place. This was the final encore. Thom clapped right along with the fans and it ended in usual fashion of ed and jonny on the stage floor playing with their zany effects and FOREVER streaming across the giant light screen.
I almost forgot! You and whose Army!! Holy Crap this was one I wasn't expecting and was incredible! Thom had this little camera on his piano and gaze at the crowd and sing us the lullaby whilst up on the the two screens on the sides of the stage. He was too adorable and in a jolly mood.

All and all it was a great show, and its obvious why they are the second best live act today. First in my opinion.


TARA:
Submitted on: SEPTEMBER 29, 2003 06:49:48


There is no way I will remember the setlist, so I am just going to give my impressions of what turned out to be a great show in Salt Lake City (actually West Valley City).

I was not too impressed with the opening band, but hearing them play their worst song very badly over and over again would have been a thousand times better than listening to the vomitous reggae music playing at the USANA Amphitheatre while they switched out the equipment on stage. I was just short of going stark raving mad when Radiohead FINALLY took the stage and rescued us. Subjecting that many people to that kind of absolutely horrid music should be against the law.

Having looked at the setlists from other shows on this tour, I knew I could not expect a whole lot of my favorite Radiohead songs. I have not listened to Hail to the Thief enough to identify every song that they played but suffice to say that even though I don't care for the new album nearly as much as the others, the energy of Thom and the band helped make up for the song selection.

They started with two songs from HTTT, then they played a wonderful version of Lucky that I thoroughly enjoyed. Then, Thom got out his acoustic guitar and began to strum...Was that really Fake Plastic Trees??? Yes!!! I was in tears for the whole song. I thought I had died and gone to heaven--the performance was wonderful.

Other highlights were a fantastic performance of Morning Bell, My Iron Lung, and a hilarious rendition of You and Whose Army? with Thom making faces into the camera that was projecting onto two narrow screens on either side of the stage.

I think I'm going to try some Thom Yorke moves next time I go dancing. That guy was out of control. So was Jonny for that matter--I do not understand how he does not break every string on his guitar on every song. Phil was also very high-energy, though there was one song where it appeared he was just standing by the drums dancing along.

When the band left the stage everyone clapped and cheered, and then began to thump on the plastic stadium seats at the amphitheatre making a thundrous roar that continued until the band reappeared. The encore started with Pyramid Song and ended with Fade Out. I was pleaseantly surprised to hear both. More rumbling of seats and they came out for a second encore, ending like they have been recently with Everything In Its Right Place (I did not realize that this song was a clap-along). The band left the stage one by one, Phil first, then Colin, then Thom, then Jonny, and finally Ed.

Overall the lights, the sound, and the energy were great. This was the first Radiohead concert I had been to and though I was a bit disappointed that they didn't do more from The Bends and OK Computer (we didn't get Karma Police or No Surprises) it was still well worth the 12-hour round trip drive from Yellowstone.


SINYI:
Submitted on: SEPTEMBER 29, 2003 07:00:50


BEST CONCERT EVER! Radiohead are my favorite band and last night was the first time I have seen them. Radiohead are definitely the best live band in the world. I got first row in front of Jonny, everytime he did a solo I thought his guitar was going to explode! Thom was in a very good mood, dancing and jumping. Well everyone in the band seemed happy, I even saw Phil and Ed dancing! couldnt see Colin very well but everytime he moved a little to the front he was singing.

Songs they played: There There, 2+2=5, Lucky, Morning Bell, Backdrifts, The Gloaming, Fake Plastic Trees, Paranoid Android, My Iron Lung, Where I End And You Begin, You And Whose Army?, Sail To The Moon, Scatterbrain, Wolf At The Door, Idioteque, Street Spirit, The National Anthem, Pyramid Song, Dollars And Cents, Sit Down. Stand Up, Go To Sleep, I Might Be Wrong and Everything In Its Right Place.

RADIOHEAD ROCKS!!!
I have to see them again!!


JIM HOWARD:
Submitted on: SEPTEMBER 29, 2003 07:32:10


You think youve got your shit together- then you go see Radiohead and turn into a 15 year old Japanese girl in 1992 at a Michael Jackson show.
My fourth show overall, second of this tour- caught the tour opener in Boston. My first ever was at Suffolk Downs in Boston a few years back. I got in early to that one and had my chin on the stage for the sound check. Didn't think anything could top that. Then the boys wrote Hail to the Thief... and last night happened.
Utah's a strange place for those of you in the rest of the world. Mountains meet the desert, a giant lake filled with Salt, an odd breed of people, a Radiohead show that's not sold out, and pit tickets for less than face (LA- eat your heart out). That, along with Mars being right next door set the tone for the most beautiful head and soulfuck you could dream of.

Malkmus- good music. been into it for a while. Pig Lib's an awesome disc, and Pavement...not much to say. smart and poetic. I couldnt decide if he looked like he'd rather be in walmart picking out an electric razor, or ordering a #2 at Mcdonalds. The music is great, but i wasnt feeling too convinced. he was probably just setting us up.

Drums on the stage...There There opener, into 2+2=5. You might figure this would grow a little old after a while. YOu'd figure wrong. Might as well step up the plate and get blasted in the balls early. The little black jacket thing Thom wore on stage didnt have chance. Into Lucky and AM Bell. Where I End and You Begin, Thom starts in- Backward running man all over the stage, he's on. Moreso than ive ever seen or heard of. I think this is the one where Phil stood up and played on a midi controller- got a little Groove on, but it could have been.... Backdrifts- seems to be turning into fan favorite. Heard a lot of shout outs before they played it. Fake Plastic Trees- the first of three Bends tunes we were to be treated with- a perfect balance of old, new, and between tonight. Thom starts saying soemthing in a German accent, or maybe it was Austrain, probably for Arnold, and busts into Paranoid Android. He introduced it in a Mexican accent in boston. Such a multiethnic guy. My Iron Lung... Sail You to Mars (you can tell this is one of Johnny's favorites)... Thom put his fingers on the keys, jonnie sets up a d# minor on his guitar and some punk kid yells "you and who's army." Thom looks into the crowd as to say "how the fuck did you know?" and starts in. I listen to your music a lot, man. the Gloaming. The bass manages to get you just to the brink of rattling apart on this one. Just when you think youve survived Idioteque seals the deal. I spend Scatterbrain trying to put myself back together. National Anthem. Wolf at the door- Thom eyes out someone in the front who knows all the words to this one and sings it with him/her. Sit down, Stand up- THom gets up from the keys to start in on the 'raindrops' and his mic is not where he thought. managed to lose it during Wolf at the Door (yeah- thats how good it was). finds it after a raindrop or two and starts back...rips it. They walk off.
Piano... Pyramid song starts the encore off. into Go To SLeep, Dollars and Sense, Street Spirit- what are they tring to do to us? Off again. Back on hands clapping over their heads for a rowdy end- I might be wrong into Everthing in its Right Place. Thom's all over the stage, looking into the crowd, laughing and smiling clapping along with all 15,000 or how ever many of us lunatics were there. and thats it.

I am convinced they love playing HTTT. THe whole band is just there. Colin's juming up and down next to Phil whos just glowing, and its not the lights off his head, Ed's rippng pure guitar. Johhny is convulsive in his fucking mindblowing sounds. Thom smiles and laughes and dances the whole time. Ever seen Stop Making Sense? The energy and coherence. The story. David Byrne just emits something that makes you want to lose control. I didnt think anything could top it. It must be the 'sexy rythms', or where the music came from, but i wouldn't know about that. I just know where it goes.
Thanks Breeze.

-jim howard


DAVE C:
Submitted on: SEPTEMBER 29, 2003 08:08:50


amazing amazing amazing.

inspired performance.

anyone tape it? i'd love to trade for it.
d.chisholm@m.cc.utah.edu


SHANA JOHNSON:
Submitted on: SEPTEMBER 29, 2003 09:07:13


Oh man, talk about a religious experience! This show was really what I needed and im almost devastated that it finally came...and left so quickly...Let me tell you about tonite...my highlight: Ed saw me blow him a kiss!! He smiled at me, im not even joking. First he was looking at me so i smiled at him and he was still looking right at me, no joke!! so I waved to him...and he smiled just a little, enough for me to tell he was really looking at me, and he still didn't look away...then my friend RJ looked over at him as I was blowing him a kiss and instanly we both seen this big grin on Ed's face when i did that! it was awesome!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

We were so close to Thom and Johnny, I was just in awe it was amazing!! And i seen COLLIN!! I LOVE COLLIN!! i cant believe they did Fake Plastic Trees, Wolf at the Door and Dollars and Cents!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! oh man and Street Spirit and Pyramid song!! I MOST ABSOLUTELY LOVED There There, Where I end..., 2+2=5, Sit down Stant up!!!!!!! You and Whose army ROCKED!!!! i lvoed the camera action!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! and Paranoid Android, Go to Sleep, and SCATTERBRAIN, and Sail to the Moon, the Gloaming was amazing!! damn! and Idiotech: this song as a meaning to me no one will ever know...i f*cking love Radiohead damnit i miss them!! (i really wanted to hear: Punch up, TSH, How to Dissapear..and Climbing up the Walls.)

My cousin stephanie and my friend RJ each caught a setlist!!! and on those set list they say 'Pyramid Song/Bulletproof' Crazy huh? ..there was no bulletproof! But im so happy they did IMBW at the end cause i thought i wasnt going to hear it and its an all time fave, so is FPT, Street Spirit and My Iron Lung and im so surprised and HAPPY that they did those ones!

OH AND ALSO! we made this sign like Hail to the Theif, it says "Hail to the Leaf" and a nice pot leaf on it and i know they saw it because: During SM&Jicks, you could see Phil on the sides watching so we held up our sign (when everyone cheered for him) and you could see his head turning away laughing, in collins direction, (cause they were both sitting there-phil was easier to see) so we know he saw it!! And during 2+2=5 we kept holding it up and we seen Thom just start laughing a little looking over at Ed shortly after we held it up....the people we were by agreed, they were pretty sure Thom seen that and was laughing at it and by the end of the nite people were saying 'so you're the ones with the sign, we heard about you' ...we kept holding it up to see if our friends could see it out in the seats and they called us on the cellphone and said they could see it so i imagine EVERYONE might've seen it..a lot of people really liked it!!

THANK YOU RADIOHEAD! ...for the time of my life! Thanx for coming to SLC up the steet from my house!!! Dont wait another 10 years to come back!!!!!!!!!!!!!

THANK YOU to all the RH fans we met today, you are all so f*cking awesome!! Thank you for showing RH a goodtime in Utah, Thanx for the respect you all had during fake plastic trees and pyramid song, you were all so quite!! It was GREAT MEETING JOY AND MIKE (and starbuck) i love those guys!!!!

As for the gate situation, i think they better work on it. My bf was inline at 8am and i was inline by 10:30am, people who we seen arrive at 5 were up against the fence and we were a couple people behind them and i think its completely f*cked how people have no respect for true fans! we are all sore and sunburnt, but we were still close!

Email me if you want to be on my list for pictures of tonites show: MaynardsSpiral@aol.com

Thank you for everything!!!!!!!!!!!!!

p.s. during one song, i cant really remember....Thom kept lifting up his shirt, and trust me we were close i could see his tummy! i'll gladly admit i think Thom can be sexy sometimes and tonite he was, he is soo f*cking cute!!

Shana


SARAH:
Submitted on: SEPTEMBER 29, 2003 11:11:26


Radiohead did an outstanding performance in Salk Lake City on Aug 28 2003, " You and whos army" I think no one can complain on how Thom yorke performed. As well as the other 15 or so songs they played that night.
Over all they are awesome and we hope they come back!
-Sarah


MOLLY:
Submitted on: SEPTEMBER 29, 2003 11:37:06


Most amazing night of my life! Radiohead started with a great performance of 'There There'. One of the highlights of the show was when Thom played 'You and Whose Army?' the camera was right by Thoms face, so everytime he said 'cronies' or 'you' in the lyrics, he looked directly at the camera, which was basically looking at us. He then started pointing at it and made this great expressions. It was cool to watch. Pyramid song was very beautiful on the first encore. Also Street Spirit and My Iron Lung were fantastic! Overall it was the best show I've ever been too!


CURTIS THOMAS:
Submitted on: SEPTEMBER 29, 2003 15:36:29


The concert was the best thing I had ever been to.The USANA ampitheatre had very good seats all around, I was seated just above the pit.They had played a variety of songs from every Album except Pablo Honey, I don't think they like that album.I took photos with a disposable so I don't have any pictures.The band played at almost studio quality, everything sounded great.


CHRIS JONES:
Submitted on: SEPTEMBER 29, 2003 20:55:59


Me and 2 friends flew out from LA to Salt Lake City with 2 objectives. To see a great Radiohead show, and get to first base with a beautiful Mormon girl. Well, one of those things occurred. I have seen Radiohead 6 times now, and that may have been the best. The new material is absolutely phenomenal live. I’ll try to describe it for you, but its something you need to experience yourself. My personal highlight was “The Gloaming”. The bass was so deep, it almost fractured my pelvis. When it started, everyone just looked around at each other, wondering if Colin was going make our heads explode. It could have been the sickest thing I have ever seen. The energy of “2+2=5” felt like a coke party broke out in math class. Unbelievable. “Backdrifts” was probably the funnest song they played. I’m not sure if funnest is a word. I’m also not sure if Phil was dancing seriously either. The dapper one was playing a drum machine in the back, and doing this head thing that had me absolutely hypnotized. I couldn’t keep my eyes off him, it was so odd. Thom was very busy during this one as well, as he would dance around between verses, and occasionally play this little Casio keyboard set up next to the Mic stand. I think if he had headset and a keytar, it would be much easier for him. “Pyramid song” was tight, and had me looking for Mars. The older stuff still works, but it was honestly the new material that stuck out for me. “Scatterbrain” was beautiful. Thom dedicated “Go to Sleep” to “People who think they can sleepwalk through life, and expect everything to work out for them.” I felt insecure for about 10 seconds, wondering if I’m sleepwalking through life. Then the drums kicked in, and I didn’t care anymore. Anyway, I’ve had a permanent smile on my face since the show, and am so glad I traveled to Utah to see this. Money should be no object if you don’t have a ticket for this tour. You need to see this.


BREN:
Submitted on: SEPTEMBER 30, 2003 11:24:12


Someone put up a setlist for this show, and hurry . . .
I loved it so much; don't remember the set too well. They played Paranoid Android toward the beginning, opened with There There and 2+2=5. From OK Computer-The Bends, they played Lucky, Android, Street Spirit, Fake Plastic Trees, 11 of the 14 HTTT songs.
Thom was in high spirits, danced like a madman on Idiotheque and Backdrifters. No moshing was disappointing. Salt Lake crowd was fairly tame, but Thom still got them into it beautifully. Pray Radiohead comes back some day.


JAY ROCK:
Submitted on: SEPTEMBER 30, 2003 13:59:11


Well, I have been to many shows in my life, and I have seen radiohead a few times now as well. I am confident in saying that this was the best concert I have ever been too. Maybe it was because I was so close to the stage, right in front of Johnny, but I was thoroughly rocked from beginning to end. Being able to see Thom's face in the reflection on the piano was amazing. He seems to be much more emotional on the Piano.

The highlight for me was watching Johnny during "Fade Out." While playing an increadibly complicated guitar part, he was actually using the head of his guitar to hit single notes on the keyboard! Ths blew my mind. Also, during "You and Whose Army" Thom was looking directly into the camera and making faces.

If you miss this tour, I pity you. I have already seen 2 of the shows, and they were so good that I have to go to a third tomorrow. I hope everyone else enjoyed it as much as I did. The negative thing that I have to say about the night is that Salt Lake City sucks. Oh well.


WILL:
Submitted on: OCTOBER 02, 2003 04:59:28


great show. they are just so tight the new songs from hail were all done so well. the stage set up was extremely cool. great lights behind the band and the bigscreens on the side of the stage were great. such cool obscure camera angles and imagry. just amazing. Highlites for me:

there there - Jonny cranking the drums while thom was playing the guitar - WOW
you and who's army- the way thom played into the camera on the big screen and then turned to the croaw was soo good, his expressions were priceless
sail to the moon - such a beautiful song and the cresent moon to the left of the stage was just perfect.

the whole outdoor venue in Vancouver was great, it's a cool stadium, just wish i was in the zone

If there is one thing that i could picked on it's just that I wished for some different older songs from the bends and pablo. iv'e seen them three time now and would love to here some a couple more clissics.

Still they are the absolute best!!


PETER MARKOWSKI:
Submitted on: OCTOBER 02, 2003 09:24:20


in the winter of 2000 i bought "kid a." it was kind of like resurfacing, because i had grown so sick of modern music here in america and was never exposed to the rock scene in other countries. so in my senior year in high school i started listening only to classical and really enjoying it, then jazz and really enjoying it. but when i listened to them i found that what i liked best was some of the most edgy tunes by the edgy composers--beethoven, brahms, stravinsky, the performances of the kronos quartet, mingus, monk, davis, etc. my best friend, a music major at the university of utah (and a prodigy--the real thing) introduced me to radiohead via Kid a. it is still my favorite album and needless to say i now own all the other ones, even the imports. i guess all i'm trying to say is that I AM VERY BIASED-- but in my opinion, the radiohead concert in salt lake city was the best concert i've ever seen, live or recorded. if anyone in the radiohead crew reads these things, you've got my deepest thanks and i really do hope you make another album-peter g. markowski-westminster college


PAUL:
Submitted on: OCTOBER 02, 2003 09:46:10


I would have to say that a Radiohead concert is possibly the best way to enjoy music, there concert was un-real, and they are beyond talented. Thank God For Radiohead!


G J:
Submitted on: OCTOBER 02, 2003 15:15:39


Salt Lake was otherworldly it was so good. Cool, clear night, decent venue (sound is excellent, but the lights from the parking lot shine into parts of the audience!!) and Salt Lake City twinkling under the mountains. I was praying for I might be wrong after not hearing it at the show in Denver and was richly rewarded. You and whose army, backdrifts, idioteque, street spirit and paranoid android were other notables. The Salt Lake crowd was thunderously enthusiastic and appreciative- the energy was as strong or stronger than any show Ive been to. Only problem now is I cant get the drum line from there there out of my head.......


NESI:
Submitted on: OCTOBER 02, 2003 15:21:39


This was the first Radiohead show I have atteneded. It was inspiring and amazing.
The show opened with There There which was a surprise to me, but the double drums in front as well as Thom's vocals made a perfect opening song. The show would have been worth it for me had they stopped there.

Radiohead played most of their new songs, and all of them were great live. Stand up, Sit Down, although a favorite on the album was probably the most ineffective live. Backdrifting took me to new heights. I'm not too sure what song was after Backdrifting, it took me a few minutes to return back to earth.

Paranoid Android was the highlight of the show for me. The lights, the volume, the song fucking rocks live! The pit area exploded, and I once again seemed a little too high.

All in all a great show. The second onchore was priceless. I might be Wrong was amazing. The intensity and speed was completly different from the album, and the drumming was much different. I can't wait until I can see them again. There is not a better band out there, or a better show!


MICHAEL D.:
Submitted on: OCTOBER 02, 2003 18:22:06


Well, I have to say that after meeting the very humble and real Thom Yorke the night before they got up played was already an amazing experience. Thom is a true human being, I asked him what kind of tour they were on, and he replied, "oh Big and Scary...." I laughed....Anyways the concert....UNBELILEVABLE!!!! They've gotten better each time I've seen them. This was the fourth time and the best. Actually the best concert I have ever seen in my life, of 15 years of concert going all over North America. They struck the crowd so powerfully with the first song, 2+2=5, was like a lightning bolt brewing in Jon Greenwoods guitar, and then crashing out like a thunderstorm. And Thom hit every note, he danced around like an amused child, enjoying the fact that other kids came out to hear his band play. This band has such a bold dynamic, they can caress and at the same time beat you over the head, I love this band. They truly are becoming the best band in the world and rising up to legendary status to be remembered for a very long time. I have the utmost respect and admiration for artists who can continually re-invent themselves and enjoy the ride along the way. YOU WILL ENJOY THIS SHOW!!!!


TRAVIS:
Submitted on: OCTOBER 03, 2003 09:31:57


This was by far the most amazing concert I've ever been to. Thanks for coming to Utah! Every single song was absolutely brilliant. Radiohead is a completely different experience live than on CD. The Kid A and Amnesiac stuff was really intense. They also did some older songs off OK Computer and The Bends that I really enjoyed. I've heard Radiohead live on CD, but it can't compare to the raw energy of the real thing. Thom has puts so much into the show. Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks were really great too. I enjoyed the opening clip from "where bluebirds fly." And, the final song of the second encore (everything in its right place) was the perfect ending to a flawless concert that would be hard to beat. Thanks again. Please come back!


SPENCER:
Submitted on: OCTOBER 04, 2003 05:42:07


Best concert I've been to. Tom was crazy on the stage and kept the energy up by dancing insanely. I loved it. They know how to put on a show and please an audience!!!


NATE:
Submitted on: OCTOBER 07, 2003 07:41:46


well i thought that the show was nothing short of outstanding-- when they came out and i saw them in actual real life- i nearly passed out-- when they started with there, there it was awesome-- the whole concert was so clear and it sounded like you were freakin listening to a cd! i especially like fake plastic trees- everyone was mesmerized it seemed, and at one point of the song i looked back at the crowd (from the 2nd row) and everyones eyes were entranced at thom's voice. it was an awesome concert--3 thumbs up.


MIKE:
Submitted on: OCTOBER 17, 2003 11:18:36


I would have to say that the show overall seemed sub-par. Radiohead seemed to be playing wonderfully although the venue in Salt Lake seemed to ruin the show. The poor seating arrangement of the venue makes it very difficult to make out what is happening on stage especially if you are stuck with a side seat. The sound system there is decent but if you have any interest in actually seeing the band from a reasonable distance you needed a special wrist band that was only issued to a lucky few. All in all I guess it was more than one should expect for a show in Salt Lake City!


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