Who’s Covering Radiohead?
1. Christopher O’Riley
Self-confessed Radiohead nut Christopher’s album ‘True Love Waits: Christopher O’Riley plays Radiohead’ has brought commercial success on both sides of the Atlantic by mixing classical piano with Radiohead anthems.
He’s covered: ‘Everything In Its Right Places’, ‘Fake Plastic Trees’, ‘Karma Police’ and loads more.
2. Eric Gorfain
Eric learned to play violin at he age of four. He’s worked with Jimmy Page and Robert Plant, Rod Stewart and Bryan Adams.
He’s covered: Eric arranged and performs on ‘Strung Out On Ok Computer: The String Quartet Tribute To Radiohead’, a complete reworking of Radiohead’s third album.
3. Brad Mehldau
Trained as a classical pianist, Brad went into jazz early and studied it in New York. Since the mid-’90s he’s been recording under his own name, and last year’s ‘Largo’ featured a jazz version of ‘Paranoid Android’.
He’s covered: As well as ‘Paranoid Android’, Brad’s given a jazz feel to versions of ‘Exit Music (For A Film)’ and ‘Everything In Its Right Place’. Nice.