the big yorke [ thom ]
"The video of 'Paranoid Android' has been censored by MTV. They took all nipples out of the cartoon, but they had no problem with the scene in which a man cuts off his own arms and legs."
"Being in a band turns you into a child and keeps you there."
[on becoming an adult]
"You will become a hypocrite, you'll become a liar. You'll try and paper up your own cracks... and that's what being an adult is all about. Then you have babies and... *shrug* that's it. *long pause* Sorry! *laughs*"
"We're fascinated by the fact that in America celebrities live on that higher plate. They're untouchable. It's fucking mad"
"Us on hard drugs? That would be horrible. We'd probably end up sounding like Bryan Adams."
[on unofficial Radiohead sites]
"They certainly seem to be writing my lyrics for me; if I'm ever stuck for an idea I go and read them."
[on recording OK Computer]
"We weren't listening to guitar bands, we were thoroughly ashamed of being a guitar band. So we bought loads of keyboards and learned how to use them, and when we got bored we went back to guitars."
"People sometimes say we take things too seriously, but it's the only way you'll get anywhere."
"It's easy to be miserable. Being happy is tougher - and cooler."