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The National Anthem (5:52)

"The National Anthem" is a song by the band Radiohead, the third track from the album Kid A (2000). The song is moored to a repetitive bassline, has a processed electronic production, and develops in a direction influenced by jazz.
In the album recording, the bass is played by lead singer Thom Yorke, who wrote the riff at age 16. The song is thought to have been previously attempted at recording sessions in 1994 and…

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  • When Jeremy Corbyn goes to a Radiohead gig, this is the only one he doesn't sing along to.
  • Download from youtube here: National Anthem.mp3 http://musicnoow.com/v/bC18F9mOhsY/story-behind-national-anthem
  • download The National.mp3 http://musicnoow.com/v/MQvHU_Eoa9w/the-national-wasp-nest
  • 2:39 is absolutely amazing.
  • i've been listening to this for 15 years and just realized how much it sounds like primal scream
  • king crimson influences
  • Yeeeeeeeeeeahhh
  • Angsty bassline + Ondes Martenot + distorted vocals + cryptic non-sequitur lyrics + free jazz.... seriously who else makes music like this?
  • I'll never get tired of this!
  • Your butt hurt? V V V It must.

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