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Radiohead: Walking on Thin Ice

Simon Reynolds, Wire, The, July 2001

Radiohead may be one of the biggest groups on the planet, but their dissenting voice and exploratory studio techniques conflict with the commercial pressure to maintain their status. Simon Reynolds speaks to Thom Yorke and Jonny Greenwood about treading the fine line between selling out stadiums and their role as mainstream ambassadors for musical innovation.

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