Previously Unreleased Radiohead Surfaces

Published: 2006-01-04
Radiohead fans anxious for the band's upcoming album have something to tide them over till the new record hits the shelves.

Recently a slew of previously unreleased demos from the Britpop band's early days appeared on the internet at They feature a group of tunes from 1988, when the band was called On a Friday, including "Happy Song," "To Be a Brilliant Light," and "Sinking Ship."

A second demo is said to have been recorded in 1990, when the band was called Shindig, which includes the following songs:

"Climbing Up a Bloody Great Hill"
"Mr. B"
"What's That You See?"
"Everyone Needs Someone to Hate"
"Upside Down"
"The Greatest Shindig of the World"
"Give It Up"
"How Can You Be Sure?"
"Life with the Big F"
"Keep Strong"
"Burning Bush"
"New Generation"

Radiohead is currently working on a follow up to its 2003 record, Hail to the Thief. There is so far no set album title or release date, but the record is expected to hit stores sometime this year.

Writer: Michelle Garcia



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