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  • It’s maybe the most accessible disc they’ve made since The Bends.
  • All the critics and OK Computer addicts who accused 21st Century Radiohead of being “melody-free and meandering” can rest easy now.
  • After all the Jonny Greenwood electric-guitar-god hype of the last decade and the electronica fetishism of the last three records, In Rainbows is surprisingly heavy on the acoustic axe.
  • That said, the drums here sound even more mechanical than on Kid A.
  • Thom Yorke‘s voice has never sounded so pretty.
  • People who cry foul at the fact that the mp3s are only 160kbps, rather than the CD-quality 192 kbps, have too much free time on their hands.
  • I do still wish there was packaging, though.