The best Radiohead lyrics
4 June 2019, 16:32 | Updated: 21 January 2022, 11:01
Let's celebrate some of Thom Yorke's finest lyrical moments.
"For a minute there, I lost myself."
Karma Police - The Bends (1997)
"I’ll take a quiet life / A handshake of carbon monoxide."
No Surprises - OK Computer (1997)
"We are accidents waiting to happen."
There, There - Hail To The Thief (2003)
"I’m not living, I’m just killing time."
True Love Waits (2001)
"In an interstellar burst / I am back to save the universe."
Airbag - OK Computer (1997)
"You do it to yourself / And that’s why it really hurts."
Just - The Bends (1995)
"This is our new song / Just like the last one / A total waste of time."
My Iron Lung - The Bends (1994)
“She looks like the real thing / she tastes like the real thing / my fake plastic love.“
Fake Plastic Trees - The Bends (1995)
" I'd show them the stars / And the meaning of life / They'd shut me away / But I'd be all right."
Subterranean Homesick Alien - OK Computer (1997)
"There is an empty space inside my heart where the weeds take root / tonight I’ll set you free."
Lotus Flower - King Of Limbs (2011)
"We’re not scaremongering / This is really happening."
Idioteque - Kid A (2000)
"Words are blunt instruments / Words are a sawn off shotgun."
Jigsaw Falling Into Place - In Rainbows (2007)
"Stay in the shadows / Cheer at the gallows / This is a round up / This is a low flying panic attack”
Burn The Witch - A Moon Shaped Pool (2016)
"I’m a creep / I’m a weirdo / What the hell am I doing here?"
Creep - Pablo Honey (1993)