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Radiohead and Whose Army

Stephen Dalton, Uncut, 2001

THE TOWERING inferno is visible from miles away. Thom Yorke drives towards the horizon, the acrid stench of toxic smoke filling his car. He cranks up the air conditioning to maximum, but still the rank odour is inescapable. A wave of choking nausea shudders through him.

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