Paranoid Android

Weezer covers “Paranoid Android”

by Jonathan on June 1, 2011

What do you think?

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Flashback: Paranoid Android on Jools Holland

by Jonathan on August 18, 2010

We’ve linked to this performance before and thought that it deserved another mention. One of the better performances of “Paranoid Android” occurred on Later… with Jools Holland back in 1997. It’s clearly evident why Jonny used to wear that brace on his wrist due to RSI (repetitive strain injury). He abuses that guitar… in a good way.

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Later… DVD

by Jonathan on September 25, 2002

The UK music show, Later…With Jools Holland, is celebrating its 10-year anniversary by releasing a DVD culling together some of the most memorable performances of the past decade. Radiohead’s performance of “Paranoid Android” will be included on the 30-track DVD, which hits UK shelves on November 18th. Here’s the full tracklisting:

The Verve – “Bitter Sweet Symphony”
Mary J Blige – “No More Drama”
Portishead – “Glory Box”
Ladysmith Black Mambazo – “Star And The Wiseman”
Bjork – “Hunter”
David Gray – “Babylon”
Pulp – “I Spy”
Norma Waterson – “There Ain’t No Sweet Man”
Paul Weller – “Woodcutter’s Son”
The Hives – “I Hate To Say I Told You So”
Jools Holland – “Blood Sucker Blues”
Massive Attack – “Karmacoma”
Blur – “Parklife”
Ibrahim Ferrer & Cachaito – “Wahira”
Oasis – “Whatever”
Nick Cave – “God Is In The House”
PJ Harvey – “Down By The Water”
Robbie Williams – “Angels”
Mariza – “O Gente Da Minha Terra”
Coldplay – “Yellow”
Baaba Maal – “Jamma Jengii”
Orbital – “Satan”
D’Angelo – “Brown Sugar”
Diana Krall – “Peel Me A Grape”
Morrissey – “Suedehead”
Moby – “Porcelain”
Blind Boys Of Alabama – “Run On”
Primal Scream – “Swastika Eyes”
REM – “Country Feedback”
Radiohead – “Paranoid Android”
(source: the tripwire)

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Message from Phil

by Jonathan on March 28, 2002

The message from Phil Selway was sent out to w.a.s.t.e. members today:

Before we start work on the next Radiohead album, I will foolishly be running in the London Marathon 2002, on Sunday 14th April.
I am writing to ask if you would kindly sponsor me for this event, and help me raise much-needed funds for The Samaritans.
The Samaritans are a UK-based charity who offer twenty-four-hour availability and support to people who are going through a period of crisis and who may have suicidal feelings.
They are part of a worldwide organisation called Befrienders International.
I’m hoping to run the Marathon in four hours. In those four hours, The Samaritans will take around 2,200 calls from people who are in need of emotional support. The Samaritans will listen to them, giving them the time and space to say how they are really feeling.
I’m aiming to raise 4,500, but hoping that the total will be much higher.
All sponsors will be entered into a draw to win the drumkit which I used on various tracks on OK Computer, including Exit Music and Paranoid Android. The kit is a five-piece cherry-red Premier XPK, complete with cymbal stands and a bass-drum pedal.
The ride and crash cymbals and hi-hats are made by Zildjian, and were also used in the OK Computer sessions.
To make a donation please use the link below where you can choose the amount to sponsor me.
http://www.waste.uk.com/SponsorPhil/index.html
Please be sure to give us your full name to add to a visitors book. We will then use this to pick the drumkit winner.
Thank you for your time and support.
With blisters on my feet,
Philip

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I Might Be Wrong EP

by Jonathan on September 4, 2001

Planet Telex is reporting that “the next UK single from ‘Amnesiac’ will be ‘I Might Be Wrong’. It will be an 8-track EP with a mixture of new studio tracks and live tracks, which is likely to include versions of ‘Like Spinning Plates’ and ‘True Love Waits’.”

Additionally, the UK music industry magazine, Music Week, is saying that the single will be released in the UK on October 15. {thanks to Graham}

A video for “I Might Be Wrong” will also be released.

XFM Top 104 List
Nirvana’s ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit’ has crashed into the top spot in this year’s X-List. Coming in at No. 25 last year, ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit’ knocked last year’s winners, Radiohead , off the top spot. They do manage to cling on at at Number 2 although not with the X-List 2000 winner, ‘Just’ but with ‘Creep’, up 34 places from last year. Here’s how Radiohead did:

#2. Radiohead – ‘Creep’ (last year: 36)
#9. Radiohead – ‘Just’ (1)
#16. Radiohead – ‘Paranoid Android’ (New)
#37. Radiohead – ‘Fake Plastic Trees’ (16)

Read the full list… {thanks to amadeep}

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News for June 5, 2000

by Jonathan on June 5, 2000

Ed and Phil were guests on Canal+’s “Nulle Part Ailleurs”, a French TV show, today. Their appearance was short and nothing new was announced. Phil mentioned that they had 13 new songs that they would begin to play on the summer tour.

(thanks to Aurelien)

Paris Metro Posters
The first concert posters have been put in some stations of Paris’ metro/underground/tube. They advertise the September bigtop concerts in paris and contain images from www.radiohead.com, along with two scary drawings (flying testbears over the city and scared citizens, and a giant man starbing) and other small text and phone lines for the FNAC and radiohead.com. It’s made of two similar parts, the only difference between the two being the drawings and the copyright: one is “poster by Stanley and Tchock”, the other by “Tchock and Stanley”. (thanks to Xavier and nodata.ctw.cc)

Concerts in Denmark
In the June 4 issue, the Danish newspaper, Ekstra Bladet, wrote that Radiohead will be playing two shows in Denmark on September 8th and 9th, 2000. As with the other concerts planned for this time, Radiohead will be bringing their own venue… in the form of a giant circus-type tent. (See May 26 news)
They also stated that the band would be making an appearance in Denmark tomorrow, June 6, 2000. Stay tuned….
(thanks to Martin)

Radiohead on RadioMafia
A Finnish radio station RadioMafia, did their “100 Best Songs Of The ’90′s” poll for their 10th birthday last Thursday. Radiohead scored four songs: “Street Spirit” (#78), “Karma Police” (#46), “Paranoid Android” (#29) and “Creep” (#18). Go to www.yle.fi/radiomafia/tapahtumat/alasivu.6.shtml for the whole list.
(thanks to Fridgebuzz)

Thom’s page updated
Why don’t you take a gander at Thom’s page at www.radiohead.com. It’s been updated.

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