Editors’ Notes “That’s a nice way to start, Jonny,” mutters Thom Yorke, backed by the introductory blast of feedback on “2 + 2 = 5”. It’s a fitting opening for Hail to the Thief, a sixth record that sees Radiohead relinquish some of their trademark fastidiousness for something more rough-hewn, spontaneous, and freeform. It’s an approach that, in keeping with the atmosphere of political turmoil, yields skittering, richly complex songs that perhaps peak with the heady, bitter march of “There, There”.

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2 + 2 = 5
1
3:19
 
Sit Down. Stand Up
2
4:19
 
Sail to the Moon
3
4:18
 
Backdrifts
4
5:22
 
Go to Sleep
5
3:21
 
Where I End and You Begin
6
4:29
 
We Suck Young Blood
7
4:56
 
The Gloaming
8
3:32
 
There, There
9
5:23
 
I Will
10
1:59
 
A Punch Up at a Wedding
11
4:57
 
Myxomatosis
12
3:52
 
Scatterbrain
13
3:21
 
A Wolf at the Door
14
3:21
 

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