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Radiohead: an interview with Thom Yorke

Phil Sutcliffe, Q, 1999

This is odd. Bound for America, gnawing a touch anxiously on the prospect of an interview with Radiohead’s Thom Yorke – and here he is, this reputedly remote figure freely available on in-flight entertainment channel 5 to talk us through the new album, OK Computer. Well, perhaps he’ll clear up a few of those paradoxes and enigmas which so intrigue and bedevil the keen student of Radiohead.

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