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Matter Of Fact – Roni Size / Reprazent – New Forms NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site! OK Computer is the third studio album by English rock band Radiohead, released on 16 June 1997 on EMI subsidiaries Parlophone and Capitol Records. Despite lowered sales estimates by EMI, who deemed the record uncommercial and difficult to market, OK Computer reached number one on the UK Albums Chart and debuted at number 21 on the Billboard 200, Radiohead’s highest album entry on the US charts at the time.

OK Computer received widespread critical acclaim and has been cited by listeners, critics and musicians as one of the greatest albums of all time. In 1995, Radiohead toured in support of their second album The Bends. Radiohead found touring stressful and took a break in January 1996. They sought to distance their new material from the introspective style of The Bends.

Drummer Philip Selway said: “There was an awful lot of soul-searching . To do that again on another album would be excruciatingly boring. The critical and commercial success of The Bends gave Radiohead the confidence to self-produce their third album. In July 1996, Radiohead started rehearsing and recording OK Computer in their Canned Applause studio, a converted shed near Didcot, Oxfordshire. Radiohead decided that Canned Applause was an unsatisfactory recording location, which Yorke attributed to its proximity to the band members’ homes, and Jonny Greenwood attributed to its lack of dining and bathroom facilities. Juliet and gave them the final 30 minutes of the film. Yorke said: “When we saw the scene in which Claire Danes holds the Colt .

Most of OK Computer was recorded between September and October 1996 at St Catherine’s Court, a rural mansion near Bath, Somerset. Radiohead resumed recording in September 1996 at St Catherine’s Court, a historic mansion near Bath owned by actress Jane Seymour. The band made extensive use of the different rooms and acoustics in the house. Let Down” was recorded in a ballroom at 3 a. Radiohead returned to Canned Applause in October for rehearsals, and completed most of OK Computer in further sessions at St. By Christmas, they had narrowed the track listing to 14 songs. Yorke said that the starting point for the record was the “incredibly dense and terrifying sound” of Bitches Brew, the 1970 avant-garde jazz fusion album by Miles Davis.

According to Yorke, Radiohead hoped to achieve an “atmosphere that’s perhaps a bit shocking when you first hear it, but only as shocking as the atmosphere on the Beach Boys’ Pet Sounds. Critics suggested a stylistic debt to 1970s progressive rock, an influence that Radiohead have disavowed. Kelefa Sanneh said OK Computer “was profoundly prog: grand and dystopian, with a lead single that was more than six minutes long. The album’s lyrics, written by Yorke, are more abstract compared to his personal, emotional lyrics for The Bends. The songs of OK Computer do not have a coherent narrative, and the album’s lyrics are generally considered abstract or oblique.

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