Some more youtube favs…

This live video of “the Clock” is interesting for a couple reasons. First of all, it’s just a damn good performance. Originally I didn’t like this track on the album, but after seeing this video I went back. I think it speaks volumes about Yorke as an artist that he didn’t record the song like he performs it. He strove to express the song in a different way than how he wrote it. It is usually by such means that we make a good thing great. Perhaps this time it didn’t work out (see: my original opinion of the album-version of the song), but its the effort that counts. Here are the two versions:

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