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  • Summary: Radiohead releases their latest with a pay-what-you-want price.

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All I Need
I'm the next step Waiting in the wings I'm an animal Trapped in your hot car I am all the days That you choose to ignore You are all I need You are... See the rest of the song lyrics
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 40 out of 42
  2. Negative: 0 out of 42
  1. The most heartening thing about In Rainbows, besides the fact that it may represent the strongest collection of songs Radiohead have assembled for a decade, is that it ventures into new emotional territories.
  2. Excluding the established Radiohead franchise from consideration of In Rainbows, it is still one of the most compelling recent releases, and should be considered for 2007's Album of the Year in any context.
  3. The first time I listened to Radiohead's In Rainbows, I loved it, no holds barred.
  4. 80
    In Rainbows is far more pensive and reflective than its predecessor.
  5. Overall, the material feels more human, more honest, more assured.
  6. Amazingly, it lacks any pretense: their aesthetic is organic and fluid, indicating a band that responds honestly and artistically to circumstance, rather than one that imposes a rigid, stagnant aesthetic for more idealistic purposes.
  7. I can sense that there's something pretty great going on and even briefly catch glimpses of it. But as an experience, it's a little bit maddening, and eventually I'll want to throw away the glasses and pick up a book.

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Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 35 out of 766
  1. JasonG
    Oct 13, 2007
    10
    No words.
  2. j30
    Aug 11, 2011
    10
    A perfect album and one of the best albums of the decade. This is one of those albums you'll look back on and remember the exact time andA perfect album and one of the best albums of the decade. This is one of those albums you'll look back on and remember the exact time and place you first listened to it. It's a record that changed the music industry forever by asking consumers how much their music meant to them. Apparently a lot, because the album went number 1 on music charts when the cd copy came out. It's kind of funny to think that this album didn't win "Album of the Year" at the Grammy's. Expand
  3. SammyB
    Oct 15, 2007
    10
    simply great.......could be their best....time will tell......could be the greatest album ever.....time will tell
  4. JasonM.
    Dec 8, 2007
    10
    Bought it at 10am and have been listening to it non-stop since then. It is now 9pm. No other album has had this effect on me since Bought it at 10am and have been listening to it non-stop since then. It is now 9pm. No other album has had this effect on me since Disintegration by The Cure and that Expand
  5. FredrichL
    Feb 5, 2010
    10
    The best album I have ever heard. Amazing.
  6. JamesM
    Oct 27, 2007
    9
    Radiohead has been recommended several times over the years but due to my study and already large list of music i wanted to download i put it Radiohead has been recommended several times over the years but due to my study and already large list of music i wanted to download i put it off. eventually, after seeing critics rave about In Rainbows i decided I'd download it. I see what everyones been going on about now. Expand
  7. TimmyT.
    Oct 13, 2007
    0
    Radiohead is, to put it simply, way past their time. Stop making music for God's sake. Your done.

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