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Thursday, February 14, 2013

Video: Flashback: Thom Yorke Covers "After the Gold Rush" at 2002 Bridge School Benefit

Here's the complete set of both night's of Radiohead's Thom Yorke's solo performance at 2002 Bridge School Benefit.

Yorke covers Neil Young's "After the Gold Rush" @ ~~17:00.

From Video: Flashback: Thom Yorke Unplugs at 2002 Bridge School Benefit | Rolling Stone,here's is the set list for this video:

"Everything In Its Right Place
"I Might Be Wrong"
"There There"
"After the Gold Rush" @ ``17:00
"Morning Bell"
"Nice Dream"
"True Love Waits"
"Paranoid Android"

Oh yeah. So what's all this we hear about silver space ships flying in the yellow haze of the sun?

Also, more on Radiohead and Neil Young.

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At 2/15/2013 06:59:00 AM, Blogger Philippe said...

Thom Yorke is a natural Neil's son.Beautiful show thanks for the link.
This version of "After the gold rush" is perfect.

At 2/15/2013 07:48:00 AM, Anonymous growl said...

Thanks for the link, great version and pithy comments! Not sure if you guys have noticed the extra Melbourne gig on March 8th at the Plenary, just announced? That's the day I arrive in Oz from the UK. Got my tickets in the Pre-sale. The Year of The Horse just gets better...

At 2/15/2013 01:54:00 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

How are Neil & the Horse getting down there with all of their gear and roadies, etc.?

Oh yea they're using jet fuel to fly.

Isn't jet fuel a carbon-emitting pollutant?

Oh yea it is.

But that's alright because Neil is an environmentalist & he really cares. I mean I just know he does.

He'll plant some trees somewhere to "offset" the carbon pollution that will be caused directly by his world touring entourage, right?

Isn't Neil basically pushing that "polar bear drifting on an ice flow" just further out to sea?

And Peaceful Valley Boulevard is a great song until it gets to that ridiculous lyric.

Big joke.

At 2/15/2013 02:53:00 PM, Blogger Thrasher Wheat said...

@Philippe - son or song? Maybe both?!

@growl - have a great time! Be sure to drop us a report.

@anon @ 01:54:00 - so how would you suggest Neil get his stuff to AUS/NZ?

At 2/16/2013 09:10:00 AM, Blogger Mr Henry said...

Maybe they can take a Kon Tiki boat? Or perhaps a Castaway raft for each member, with a great big one for the roadies and equipment?

Or we can all just stay home, hunker down and wait for the next big asteroid to hit?

Every problem has a solution that is simple, easy to accomplish, and wrong.

Because tonight, tonight
We'll follow the light
To someplace better than this
--Steve Wynn/Dream Syndicate


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