This somber track from 1995’s The Bends launched my passionate love affair with Radiohead, which peaked somewhere between OK Computer and Kid A and waned around Amnesiac. The vocal features Thom Yorke at his most emotive; he digs deep into his inner Bono. Great for dorm-room depression. The video’s quite amazing, too.

In related news:

Thom Yorke gets bitchy when making Radiohead albums.(NME)

Elbow frontman Guy Garvey says the band owes its whole existence to Radiohead: “I think they’re a terrific band – there’d be no Elbow without Radiohead.”(Gigwise)

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By Kevin Wicks
Kevin Wicks is the founding editor of Anglophenia.