Albums of the Year 2008: #4

#4 Radiohead - In Rainbows

I sooooo wanted to hate this. Seriously. I've often thought that Radiohead are unnecssarily pompous, and I've struggled in certain cases to see why people love them so much. With their zeitgeist-catching download-only release, I really wanted them to be exposed as self indulgent, and while "In Rainbows" succeeds in that, it's also the best album they've released since "Kid A". Exploring similar themes to Thom Yorke's "Eraser" last year, "In Rainbows" pushes the sound of the band further than they every have before, yet with an accessibility old fans can relate to and a great jump on point for the new or lapsed.

MP3 Radiohead - All I Need / Zshare

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