Creep (3:55)

Cover of Pablo Honey

From Pablo Honey and 148 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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  • fauziFN

    Pertama kali mendengarkan lagu ini di channelV. Dan langsung suka.

    19 Nov 1:51pm Reply
  • flaviobjr

    defines my whole life. [8]

    15 Nov 10:48pm Reply
  • Moralinfrei

    Defines my whole life [7]. Compared to their later stuff it's kinda weak and simple. [3]

    12 Nov 4:57pm Reply
  • YeliShot

    This song has grown on me...

    8 Nov 5:07pm Reply
  • MrShayton

    Nice Song

    28 Oct 5:59pm Reply
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  • JoeyGeek

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    23 Oct 6:47pm Reply
  • JoeyGeek

    a great song and my cousins favorite song

    23 Oct 6:47pm Reply
  • neptunicpansy

    all time jam

    21 Oct 7:04pm Reply
  • daniellepuente_

    Defines my whole life :( [6]

    19 Oct 3:41am Reply
  • Rogerrr57

    it sucks that many people relate to this song

    14 Oct 11:38pm Reply
  • aelyon

    the only reason I love this song is that it perfectly describes a way of thinking that strongly bothers me. It is just a very well crafted, very well composed song, describing a kind of attitude to be avoided. It is just there in a list of things that perfectly describe what I find wrong with the world.

    14 Oct 11:26pm Reply
  • tropicalhaze

    compared to their later stuff it's kinda weak and simple [2]

    10 Oct 4:36pm Reply
  • corpsetastic

    SOMETIMES ALL I NEED IS THE AIR THAT I BREATHE-Oh wait.

    5 Oct 2:06am Reply
  • DarkWhiteBoy

    Defines my whole life :( [5]

    17 Sep 6:35pm Reply
  • Sathg

    depressing as hell but i still love this song

    4 Sep 9:24pm Reply
  • byyoutheradio

    ahh good times...

    1 Sep 2:29am Reply
  • samantha_666

    It's a great song if you're a teenager who's into rock and not into Radiohead specifically, but compared to their later stuff it's kinda weak and simple.

    29 Aug 7:16pm Reply
  • WhiteBi

    defines my whole life :( [4]

    29 Aug 6:40pm Reply
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