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Luke Lewis

Editor, NME.COM

Luke Lewis is Editor of NME.COM and has written about culture and technology for The Guardian, the Telegraph and The Independent. He's married and lives in south-east London.

Why Radiohead's 'Paranoid Android' is the Best Song of the Past 15 Years

Where were you when you first heard it? I'll never forget. April 30, 1997, a Wednesday night: the first exclusive play on Radio 1's Evening Session. I'd expected 'The Bends' part two. What I heard instead was bizarre and breathtaking: six and a half minutes of spiralling melodies, twisted-metal dissonance, robot voices, and a desolate choral coda featuring the line, "The dust and the screaming, the vomit, the vomit."
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