October 02, 2020 at 05:16PM

Happy 20th birthday to one of the greatest albums of all time: Radiohead's


Happy 20th birthday to one of the greatest albums of all time: Radiohead's "Kid A". ❤️ • I did this paint in April & never got around to posting it, which turned out alright with this anniversary & all. Everything is painted except the letters because I couldn't get the brightness/crispness I wanted, got frustrated, so they are instead first painted on a piece of paper & then glued onto my skin. Fun fact: turns out I'm very allergic to this glue so won't be doing that again (don't worry, it was glue meant to be put on the body, it's just that my skin hates everything). • So back to "Kid A". There are so many proper reviews on this album already, no need for me to go into details on the whos, whats & wheres. Instead, let me invite you to take a ride inside my weird, synaesthetic mind for a bit. I'll do my best to make the explosion of colors into something... a bit more tangible. • Album starts of with you floating on top of a pitch black ocean, staring into aN ominous red sky. The calm, cool, unknowing beneath, the warm chaos above. The waters start moving (National Anthem), the movement makes you feel unsafe for a moment before you let the current take you. A need to get away from the chaos hits you, you let yourself sink under the surface (How To Disappear Completely), for some calm (Treefingers). But that calm is fickle, the darkness soon becoming an endless loneliness, an unbearable pressure on your chest, the water turning into tar. So you begin your ascent to the surface (Optimitstic), eventually glimpsing the fiery storm above. Back to floating in limbo (In Limbo) between chaos & deep nothingness for a while, slowly becoming overwhelmed by helplessness. But then, "Motion Picture Soundtrack", that soft organ, a shimmering harp, hints of light & you're accepting your fate, even though it's a melancholic one, you're letting go, & the album ends on Yorke softly singing "I will see you in the next life". • Pretty much as close to a perfect album as it gets. So what's your favorite track from "Kid A"? 🖤 (Mine is “How To Disappear Completely”)




Happy 20th birthday to one of the greatest albums of all time: Radiohead's

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