Packt Like Sardines In A Crushd Tin Box

Songfacts®:

  • This song was inspired by the city of Paris, where drivers (the sardines) ride around in little cars (the tin boxes). The altered spelling of the title is meant to give the feeling of compressed space. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Bertrand - Paris, France
  • The first track on Amnesiac, this song is typical of Radiohead's style, with prominent basslines, heavily produced vocals and programmed drums. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    rudi - melbourne, Australia
  • Radiohead drummer Phil Selway played kitchen pots in the intro to this song. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    rudi - melbourne, Australia

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