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I've considered myself a Radiohead fan for quite a time--since The Bends. But I think the only videos of theirs I've ever seen were the ones for "Karma Police" and "Paranoid Android," back when OK Computer hit it big. I guess this is what I get for growing up without MTV? Anyway, while hanging out with [livejournal.com profile] the_drifter last night, I caught a snippet of the video of "Street Spirit," and you guys: I had NO IDEA they actually made a video for that song, which is one of my favorites of theirs. So I looked it up tonight, and I can't get over how mesmerizing and beautiful and eerie and clever this video is. I think I've watched that thing five times in a row now, and it's so good it makes the back of my brain itch. It's almost an unpleasant feeling, but it's not.

Date: 2010-03-06 05:47 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] conform.livejournal.com
Radiohead has a pile of good videos. I particularly like the minimalist, one-shot video for "No Surprises," and the video for "Just" is pretty famous, with a hook that you'll either love or hate. But in general, their videos are done by talented directors who do interesting thing with the songs.

Date: 2010-03-06 07:32 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] nadreck.livejournal.com
The director who did the Street Spirit video is pretty fantastic, and has done a number of other videos that are worth looking up. Jonathan Glazer, and I have a collection of his videos on DVD, and you're welcome to either come over and watch or borrow them if you wanna see. :)

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