Album: Hail To The Thief (2003)
  • Like "2+2=5," this song was inspired by Thom Yorke's compulsive tracking of BBC Radio 4 news bulletins. This track was particularly inspired by his habit of walking in the countryside with a portable radio.
  • According to Q magazine April 2008, the lyric about "Yesterday's headlines blown by the wind" was derived from a passage in Thomas Pynchon's 1963 novel V, about the search for a mysterious vanished woman."
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