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Pyramid Song (4:51)

Pyramid Song” is a piano-driven piece with vocals and lyrics by Yorke. It also features string orchestrations by band member Jonny Greenwood. The song builds to a climax with the introduction of Phil Selway’s jazz-influenced compound rhythm and the siren-like wails of the Ondes Martenot, an early electronic instrument also played by Jonny. Colin Greenwood plays upright bass rather than his usual electric; O’Brien adds…

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Radiohead - Pyramid Song Lyrics


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  • fantastic piece of music!
  • Download from youtube here: Pyramid Song.mp3 http://musicnoow.com/v/LmK_5WSEI0s/radioheadamnesiac-02-pyramid-song
  • this got me into them. it was a revelation [4] this is the first song i've listened by them, heard it on tv when i was around 11 y/o.. i didn't know if i liked or not.. but i think that was the beginning of my musical taste
  • this got me into them. it was a revelation [3] this and seeing them live, I only really liked this and 'Sail To The Moon'
  • chills,spine,and so on.
  • insidiously spellbounding
  • favorites come and go... but I think this one's going to stick around for a long time
  • The time signature of this song baffles me. If you listen to the rhythm closely you can hear how brilliant it is. What an amazing band.
  • This song is so spine-chilling and haunting. I love the imagery of the black-eyed angel in the river... undoubtedly one of their best.
  • Here it is overdubbed with a section of the same track played 800% slower http://youtubedoubler.com/eyVQ

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