Kid A

Album: Kid A (2000)
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  • I slip away
    I slipped on a little white lie

    We've got heads on sticks
    We've got ventriloquists
    We've got heads on sticks
    We've got ventriloquists

    Standing in the shadows at the end of my bed
    Standing in the shadows at the end of my bed
    Standing in the shadows at the end of my bed
    Standing in the shadows at the end of my bed

    The rats and the children follow me out of town
    The rats and the children follow me out of town
    Come on kids Writer/s: Colin Charles Greenwood, Edward John O'Brien, Jonathan Richard Guy Greenwood, Philip James Selway, Thomas Edward Yorke
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
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Comments: 11

  • Nathalia Juliana from Rio De Janeiro, BrazilI dont now, i see this song like a cute human baby abducted by some aliens and the aliens have to care about the baby, or even a cute little alien baby being observed by these aliens. i dunno
  • 8 Bit Orgy from Inverness, FlThis song feels like an alien abduction. Imagine a stereotypical "grey" alien silently standing in your bedroom at night; now read the lyrics.
  • Cryssie from El Paso, TxThis album seems to bring up kids a lot....it must mean something hmmmmmmmm
  • Alex from Huffman, Txthe line that supposedly says "andrew little must be shot" is in the beginning, when he says "i slipped away on a little white lie"
    when i listened to it, i didnt think it really sounded like that...
    but you be the judge.
  • Weslee from Hartsburg, IlI would have to say that the last lines of Rats and children follow me out of town sounds like a reference to The Pied Piper of Hamelin....Don't know why he threw that in there, but why not.
  • Dan from Sydney, AustraliaStanding in the shadows at the end of my bed...

    Damn, that's such a simple line but very creepy.
  • Ash from Mooroopna, Australiawho's Andrew Little? im definitely gonna listen to it backwards... are u sure? which bit?
  • Max from Sydney, Australiaaaron what part of the song (sing the lyrics that is says that) and i'll see
  • Dave from Cardiff, WalesI think that Radiohead were undergoing a bit of a change in direction when they releazed the Kid 'A' album. The high-octane guitrs of their previous releases was replaced by more of a techno-esque art-rock feel, reminiscent of the complex soundscapes of Rush's music in the early to mid-1980s
  • Aaron from Westfield, NjIf you play this song backwards, you hear Thom York say "Andrew Little must be shot," you dont even have to listen that carefully, its really bizarre.
  • Kendrick from Philadelphia, PaJohn Mayer did a cover of this song. Its interesting and can be found on file sharing networks.
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