Mercury Music Prize 2008 - The Nominees: In Depth Part One Radiohead and Burial


28 jui. 2008, 1h01m

The 21st Century has witnessed Radiohead at the forefront of musical innovation. Constantly evolving and challenging their fans and critics alike with maddening left turns and an almost hedonistic indulgence in the avant garde and generally strange. Few bands on the verge of Stadium filling mainstream success would take similar risks with their music but for the most part it has been a successful experiment. With critical and popular success both achieved In the post Ok Computer period.

This success has been mirrored in the Mercury music Prize itself. With Amnesiac and Hail to the Thief being nominated for the award in 2001 and 2003 respectfully. However the alienating sounds of both albums and Radiohead’s mainstream reputation have conflicted judges and failed to provide Radiohead with a Mercury Music Prize.......

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