Music Review

Pablo Honey (1993)


Details Lead Performance: Radiohead; Genre: Rock

This British buzz band's single ''Creep'' is the ultimate neurotic teen anthem. It mates Smiths-type self-consciousness (''I don't belong here'') with dramatic U2-like vocals and guitar, with Cure-style heavy but crunchy pop. In addition to longing to be ''special'' on ''Creep,'' angst-filled singer Thom Yorke wails on Pablo Honey, ''I wanna be, wanna be, wanna be Jim Morrison.'' You mean Morrissey. B

Originally posted May 14, 1993 Published in issue #170 May 14, 1993 Order article reprints

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