Any Band I Don't Like Is A One-Hit Wonder
Yesterday, a co-worker said Radiohead was music from a different generation; that he couldn’t understand it.
Fine. Good. Everyone has different musical tastes, which is a good thing.
But then this co-worker said he considered Radiohead nothing but a one-hit wonder. This negated anything he had said or will say about the band. A one-hit wonder who’s considered to be one of the best bands in the world with multiple critically-acclaimed albums? Radiohead, a one-hit wonder? Are you kidding or are you ignorant?
The success of their six albums fail to show it:
"Pablo Honey" (1993)
Billboard peak: #32
"The Bends" (1995)
Billboard peak: #88
"O.K. Computer" (1997)
Billboard peak: #21
"Kid A" (2000)
Billboard peak: #1
Billboard peak: #2
"Hail To The Thief" (2003)
Billboard peak: #3
Granted, they haven’t sold out and endorsed a fast-food chain or a can of pop, but Radiohead is far from a one-hit wonder.