Radiohead in Israel, was “never going to be just your average rock concert in the park” [VIDEO]

Radiohead overcomes BDS pressure for triumphant night in Tel Aviv
by Ronnie Remeny
July 20, 2017

The last time Radiohead performed in Israel was in 2000, just before the release of the divisive, Kid A; an album which saw the band move towards more experimental music, and away from the guitar-driven sounds of their first three albums. If at the time it seemed an artistic gamble, there was no sign tonight that too many fans had abandoned one of the most celebrated bands in the world, as thousands packed the Yarkon Park venue…And as Thom Yorke sang during Paranoid Android: “When I am king, you will be first against the wall, with your opinion which is of no consequence at all;” the BDS movement, and in particular Roger Waters, had failed to convince Yorke to cancel this memorable and important concert. READ MORE

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