The guitar lick coming into this song is fantastic.
R.I.P. Neil Peart. I thought this user’s commentary on Signals was on point:
“[Signals is t]heir best LP. Artists like David Bowie/Lou Reed etc.. are held high for speaking to those growing up thwarted in dull suburban circumstances but Bowie fans have rich parents and they escape soon enough. Signals is for those that stay. Signals is the ultimate teen alienation art work.”Nick Austin, User Review of Signals, Allmusic.com. September 4, 2016.
Well some will sell their dreams for small desires
Or lose the race to rats
Get caught in ticking traps
And start to dream of somewhere
To relax their restless flight
Every Radiohead album is on Youtube, as of this week.
“On this year-in-review edition of All Songs Considered, we look back at the albums, songs and artists we’ll remember most and discuss the marks they made on our cultural landscape”-Bob Boilen, et al. “All Songs Considered: The Year In Music 2019.” NPR. December 9, 2019.
A reminder that I should watch The Sound of Music one of these days.