The Bends

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£ 21.99

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After the massive success of 'Pablo Honey' or, more specifically, the single 'Creep' - had made them a household name, most had written Radiohead off as one-hit wonders. That they could return with an album as awesome and monumental as 'The Bends', therefore, must have been particularly unexpected. On the epic grandeur of 'The Bends', it's obvious that the five Oxford-based boys had matured immensely since the release of their debut. 'High And Dry', 'Just', 'Street Spirit', 'Fake Plastic Trees': nary a pop song among them, yet it's testament to their greatness that they all were hit singles. And really, it's easy to see why: Thom Yorke's falsetto crying over a wall of acoustic and electric guitars, as lyrics and music blend to create a masterpiece of melancholy beauty. 'The Bends' is one of the most essential albums of the 1990s, and a spectacular indicator of further greatness to come.


Planet Telex
The Bends
High And Dry
Fake Plastic Trees
Bones
(Nice Dream)
Just
My Iron Lung
Bullet Proof..I Wish I Was
Black Star
Sulk
Street Spirit (Fade Out)
Format: LP
Label: XL Recordings
Catalogue numbers: XLLP780

Companies:
Pressed By-Optimal Media GmbH
Phonographic Copyright (p)-XL Recordings Ltd.
Copyright (c)-XL Recordings Ltd.
Recorded At-RAK Studios
Recorded At-The Manor
Recorded At-Abbey Road Studios
Mixed At-Fort Apache
Mixed At-Abbey Road Studios
Mastered At-Abbey Road Studios
Edited At-Abbey Road Studios
Published By-Warner Chappell Ltd.
Marketed By-Parlophone

Barcodes & Identifiers:
Barcode-634904078010
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Media Condition: Mint (M)
Sleeve Condition: Mint (M)



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