Pink Floyd vs. Radiohead

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Pink Floyd vs. Radiohead

Post by Alec Taylor » Mon Jun 06, 2016 10:59 pm

Every now and again (lol), I come across comparisons between Pink Floyd and Radiohead. I've even heard the latter considered (or derided, based on your point-of-view) "Pink Floyd 2.0". I myself don't know much about Radiohead, but I know a lot of you Floydians do. And I do know that one of their music videos (or something) was heavily inspired by Live at Pompeii, so I can see a connection there. But as someone who doesn't listen to Radiohead, I don't really know if those comparisons are fair.

So Radioheadians (or whatever, Radioheads?), what do you think about this? I know there is already a Radiohead thread for discussion of their music, but this thread is mainly to connect their music to Pink Floyd's. Are they really all that similar, or is just a case of inspiration? Would a non-Radiohead fan like me see them as a rip-off, or are they unique enough to stand on their own?

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Re: Pink Floyd vs. Radiohead

Post by The Silver Lining » Tue Jun 07, 2016 11:38 am

Is is so superficial it's not even funny. The one thing they have in common is that Pink Floyd and Radiohead both are very progressive yet mainstream accessible.

Other than that? Eh. There really are more differences than similarities, to the point where I feel like Pink Floyd and Radiohead are polar opposites.
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Re: Pink Floyd vs. Radiohead

Post by The Silver Lining » Thu Jun 16, 2016 7:58 am

Holy damn I think I killed this thread. I'm sorry.
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Re: Pink Floyd vs. Radiohead

Post by Alec Taylor » Thu Jun 16, 2016 3:16 pm

Maybe there aren't as many similarities as I thought then. :lol:
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