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Creep – Radiohead Easy Piano Solo arr. (sheet music, Noten, partition)
The name of Radiohead took the title of the song Radio Head, from the album ‘True Stories’ of the band Talking Heads. A tribute to Thom Yorke to this group of mythical new york.
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Radiohead is a British group led by Thom Yorke from its appearance became the highest exponent in the world of alternative rock. Music creators since the end of the TWENTIETH century raised the foundations of what would be considered the sounds of the TWENTY-first century. Though all the world knows them as the band from Oxford, is actually originally from the town English Abingdom on the Thames, very close to the university town in which all of them were studying.
Consists of Thom Yorke ( vocals , guitar , piano ), Jonny Greenwood (lead guitar, keyboards , other instruments), Ed O’brien (guitar, backing vocals), Colin Greenwood ( bass , keyboards) and Phil Selway ( drums , percussion ).
Shortly before 1985, Thom Yorke and Colin Greenwood, made their first appearances with a group called TNT. It was in 1985 when Thom proposed the creation of a new band in the that were integrated, Jonny, Ed and Phil. Called On a Friday. Under this name they recorded their first EP which you can get the signature of Thom Yorke “The Drill EP’, that caught the attention of the music industry in London. It is the starting point of a career meteoric.
Tracked by Parlophone, change the name of the band to be called Radiohead and enter the circuitry of British live music. Success is total. The guys from Oxford to begin recording their first album, ‘Pablo Honey’, which includes a song that would be his passport to the top of the music world, ‘Creep’, a topic that Jonny wanted to ‘break up’ with a series of clicks, and explosions sound, that contrary to their claims, they charged rage and strength to the musical composition. With ‘Creep’, Radiohead gave back to the world and became the center of the looks of the ‘underground’ music international.
Critical and controversial bans of his songs on radio stations will make them to become part of the bands of worship and to ascend to Olympus alternative. The band opts for greasing the machine’s direct and tours non-stop. They came to consider as the British band with the highest number of direct per year.
A second EP ‘My Iron Lung’, and a second album, “The Bends” , considered by critics as the best album of the year, got a growing legion of loyal followers, who came to his greatest exponent with the output of the third album, OK Computer, in May 1997, an album that was presented to the international press in an impressive concert at sala Zeleste, Barcelona.
If the reviews for ‘The Bends’ were good, with ‘Ok Computer’ harvested the best scores of all the journals in the world and entered the sales charts with the number one in several countries ( UK, Ireland, Germany, Norway, etc.) and others reached very high positions, like the post 21 in the US, gold in Canada, New Zealand and Ireland and platinum in the UK. The record company bet on them, despite the fact that both the content of the album as promotional videos were rated as “commercially suicidal.”
The tour of this third album, nominated “Against demons” began on 22 May 1997 in Barcelona, with the world premiere of the disk in the sala Zeleste. They were head of the leading European festivals, including Glastonbury 97 , where he was again reaped all kinds of compliments. The tour continued throughout the year 97 and until April of ‘ 98, passing through Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Japan and the USA. In June of the same year participated in the Tibetan Freedom in Washington and in Paris in December of the same year at the concert for Amnesty International.
OK Computer has sold 4.5 million records around the world. During the year 99 only acted at the festival of Tibetan Freedom (Jonny next to Thom) and, where they played “Nothing to fear”. They composed the soundtrack for the drama series to the BBC’s ” Eureka Street “. Thom worked on albums by Bjork and PJ Harvey, which came out in September and October 2000.
Radiohead began recording some material in a mobile studio that they wore during the tour of OK Computer. At the end of the 98 wrote new material and began recording in January, of the 99 studies in the Saint-Germain in Paris, for two weeks, with producer Nigel Godrich, although it went through Copenhagen, in February – March, during a further two weeks, and in April – May continued recording in a mansion typical British Basfer House in Gloucestershire. In September, the studio owned by the band was already prepared and finished to record there.
The disc went out to the street on 2 October in Europe and 3 in the USA. In the first week they managed to be number 1 in several countries, including the UK and the USA, despite the fact that it had been qualified as a “commercial suicide”, not only by the fact of being a disc very experimental but also because they did not or singles or videos prior to the launch. The tour of presentation of Kid was started in June, long before the departure of the disk, in lecture halls and open spaces of low capacity. In September – October 2000 made another mini-tour that took them to several European countries, Canada and the United States. The press spent a great deal of attention, and although the reviews were not so unanimous as in the case of OK Computer, the most qualified of masterpiece to Kid A
“Packt like sardines in a crushd tin box” is the song that opens the album ‘Amnesiac’ and has a version of Living in a Glass House’, with the collaboration of Humphrey Lyttleton . We also will be including ‘Pyramid Song’, ‘Knives Out’, ‘Dollars and Cents’,’I Might Be Wrong’ and ‘You and Whose Army?’, Pulk/pull revolving doors, Like spinning plates, Hunting bears and a new versioned Morning bell. The album comes out on June 4, 2001, preceded by the single Pyramid song (May 2001). The tour began in Bilbao on May 26 and traveled Europe, USA and Japan. In August, appeared in the single Knives Out.
In November 2001, they released a mini album I Might Be Wrong – Live Recordings’ which contained the new theme “True Love Waits” in addition to versions of live “, The National Anthem,” “I Might Be Wrong,””Morning Bell,” “Like Spinning Plates,” “Idioteque,” “Everything In its Right Place,” “Dollars and Cents
On the 9th day of June, published Hail To The Thief, and began a tour of presentation of new work by festivals in Europe, USA and Japan.
A unique concert in Spain was the day July 16, 2003 , Brought in Sales to more than 16,000 followers stalwarts of the band
In October 2007, they offered the new album ‘In Rainbows’ via his official website, where they offer it for download by the system of “pay what you want” and subsequently released a special pack of the disk that contains a second Cd, booklet, art work, and extras.
They manage to get in the head of the sales charts of UK, USA and many European countries. The brackets until this new album was all worth it.
Begin the year with a surprise concert and free in London also issued through Radiohead.tv
Between June and October, the band is immersed in the tour of presentation of ‘In Rainbows’.
Done on a few dates to tour Europe including festivals in Austria, Poland and Czechoslovakia. Radiohead meets with one of his promises, to turn from Latin America. This year they are able to do with reality, the first Latin American tour from Creep, which leads them to Chile, Argentina, Brazil and Mexico
Radiohead recorded a new album that would appear the following year
In February 2011, released a surprise new album, “The King of Limbs”
Radiohead released their ninth studio album, A Moon Shaped Pool, in digital format on May 8 and in physical format on June 17.
It was followed by an extensive tour of the best festivals. In Barcelona, they performed at the Primavera Sound Festival.
Since 2016, Radiohead not re-publish a new album. Its members work in parallel projects and maintain appearances at special concerts throughout the world.
RADIOHEAD – Personnel
THOMAS EDWARD YORKE (Oct 7, 1968),
Voice, composer, guitar, piano. Leader and alma mater of the group.
Performs the artistic work of the covers of their albums.
Went to the University of Exeter, where he studied Fine Arts and English Literature.
Yorke was born in Wellingborough, UK, in 1968 and grew up in Scotland, close to a beach cover bunkers and barbed wire fences of the II World War. His father sold the equipment of chemical engineering and was a boxing champion in university.
“One of the first things I bought were some boxing gloves”. “He used to try to teach me to box, but each time I beat her, I fell on my ass.” When I was 8 years old, his family moved to Oxford. At 10 years old he formed his first band and two years later he finished internship in a school for boys near Abingdon, where the consumed some of his most unhappy years. I had a few friends, often fought, and despite his training as a formative, usually losing boxing matches.
His social sorrows increased by an abnormality in his left eye, for which he was teased mercilessly, and since then has learned to accept. “When I was 18 I worked in a bar and this crazy wine, and said: you have beautiful eyes, but they are completely wrong. Sometimes, when I’m paranoid, I think only in what she said.”
After you leave, a punk band school (TNT) decided to form their own group. Connected with his classmate O’brien (because it seemed to Morrisey ) and Colin Greenwood (because he wore weird ) and went to some parties and shortly after completed the training with Selway, and the brother of Colin, Jonny. They called Radiohead to the song of the Talking Heads that appeared on the album of the 86 True Stories called the Radio Head, and finally made his first recording in the 91.
JONATHAN RICHARD GUY GREENWOOD
(Nov ,5, 1.971), Psychology at Oxford Poly. (Not finished their studies)
It touches almost all kinds of instruments, his guitar of choice is the Fender telecaster
EDWARD JOHN O’BRIEN (April, 15, 1.968),
She studied Political Science at Manchester,
Second guitar and second voice (sometimes, the first)
PHILIP JAMES SELWAY
(May, 23, 1.967),
drummer, he Studied English and History at Liverpool Polytechnic.
COLIN CHARLES GREENWOOD
(Jun, 6, 1.969), bassist
He is the brother of John, plays the bass. Degree in English Literature from the University of Cambridge.
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