Creep (3:55)

Cover of Pablo Honey

From Pablo Honey and 145 other releases

“Creep” is the first single released by the English alternative rock band Radiohead, and is a track on their debut album Pablo Honey (1993). It was written by the band’s singer, Thom Yorke, and released in the United Kingdom initially in September 1992. When it was first given limited release, however, Radio 1 found it “too depressing”, and removed it from their playlist after airing it only twice. However, it subsequently became one of the band’s biggest hits, and became their only Top 40 hit in the United States until 2008’s “Nude”, despite the success of their future albums in the country. The song re-entered the UK chart at number 37 on 8 June 2008, as a result of downloads, following the release of Radiohead’s The Best Of album earlier that month.

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First should be stated that Creep itself may be considered as a cover song, based on a famous song by sixties band The Hollies. The name of the song was The Air That I Breathe and was written by Albert Hammond and Mike Hazelwood.

In April 2008, Prince covered ‘Creep’ at Coachella. This version was captured on a video from a concert-goer’s cell phone, and promptly uploaded to Youtube. However, it was quickly taken down at Prince’s request. After finding out about the blocking, Thom Yorke was quoted as saying, “Well, tell him to unblock it. It’s our song.”

band Weezer covered “Creep” during their 2008 Hootenanny Tour with bassist Scott Shriner on lead vocals. Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo stated that the song was picked to cover because “it’s incredible what they do with four chords, over and over.”

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When you were here before
Couldn't look you in the eye
You're just like an angel
Your skin makes me cry

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  • forgie00

    I don't belong here... [3]

    Yesterday 12:57pm Reply
  • alexdel100

    " I'm ugly and I'm Proud"

    27 Jun 4:21am Reply
  • daniellepuente_

    defines my whole life :(

    27 Jun 2:23am Reply
  • campersvan

    it's like they wrote a song about me and then put my favorite actor in a music video

    22 Jun 10:53pm Reply
  • kostashappy

    GooD

    19 Jun 9:16pm Reply
  • notmaida

    Das Lied ist zum Weinen gut ;) [2]

    7 Jun 7:42am Reply
  • JohnnyMath

    This music plays with my soul..

    3 Jun 6:25pm Reply
  • Mi_Lemos

    :)

    1 Jun 4:15am Reply
  • ivensdassis

    Complexo de inferioridade musicalizado.

    27 May 3:37am Reply
  • MegaDave89

    I don't belong here... [2]

    18 May 4:14am Reply
  • Dopingpaste

    Das Lied ist zum Weinen gut ;)

    17 May 7:30am Reply
  • Sharp-Ton

    So nineties...

    13 May 11:43pm Reply
  • XDanica

    I don't belong here...

    13 May 11:54am Reply
  • notmaida

    "What the hell i'm doing here" (9) [[[I don't belong here...]]] this song defines my life ;-; [2]

    11 May 11:43am Reply
  • bekl23

    Dá uma vontade de me suicidar quando ouço essa música hahaha :P

    8 May 10:10pm Reply
  • MelankoliaGoth

    This might sound hilarious but I think this illustrates a point of everyone’s life, for me it defines my whole life. Whenever I admire someone and wish I can be with him/her I remember that I’m a creep and he’s/she’s special.. And though his/her skin makes me cry I remember that I don’t have a perfect body nor a perfect soul and he’s/she’s so fucking special, so I let him/her float in his/her beautiful world and I myself retreat into my shell knowing he/she won’t notice it.. The problem is that I always fall in love with the so-fucking-special ones, the ones who are so far away, the ones I cant reach, the stars. I am Quasimodo

    5 May 9:59pm Reply
  • AcousticDJ

    Godawful song.

    2 May 12:32am Reply
  • InItForTheLutz

    this song defines my life ;-; [2]

    27 Apr 12:58pm Reply
  • FelipeMath

    this song defines my life ;-;

    21 Apr 1:12am Reply
  • Abe_Alves

    profunda demais, dá vontade até de chorar pensando na garota que ainda não sabe q é sua namorada.

    3 Apr 12:55am Reply
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