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Kid A (album) by Radiohead 

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Kid A
Kid A by Radiohead (2000)
Overall rank: 8th   Overall chart history
Average Rating: 
87/100 (from 1,676 votes)
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Accolades: Best album of 2000 (1st)
Best album of the 2000s (1st)
Top 10 albums of all time (8th)

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Radiohead bestography

Kid A is NOT ranked as the best album by Radiohead. The best album by Radiohead is OK Computer which is ranked number 1 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 123,933.

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Members who like this album also like: OK Computer by Radiohead, The Bends by Radiohead and Funeral by Arcade Fire.

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Kid A track list

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1.Track pickEverything In Its Right Place
91/100 (540 votes)
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2.Kid A
86/100 (356 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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3.The National Anthem
90/100 (460 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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4.Track pickHow To Disappear Completely
91/100 (484 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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5.Treefingers
80/100 (313 votes)
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6.Optimistic
89/100 (399 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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7.In Limbo
84/100 (316 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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8.Track pickIdioteque
90/100 (507 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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9.Morning Bell
87/100 (343 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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10.Motion Picture Soundtrack
87/100 (335 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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The tracks on this album have an average rating of 88 out of 100 (all tracks have been rated.)

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Ratings for the album Kid A by Radiohead:

Average Rating: 
87/100 (from 1,676 votes)
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From 9931 07/30/2014 04:14
It takes a while for you to get used to this album. To me, it first sounded like a bunch of noise, but after listening more and more, I finally got to the point of deeply enjoying Kid A
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90/100
From clarkejames94 07/26/2014 09:59
Another great album by Radiohead. Motion Picture Soundtrack is such a brilliant song to finish the album on
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80/100
From Graeme2 07/22/2014 05:55
Connor, ok computer is hardly a big guitar album is it? C'mon. Maybe level that at people who say they love the bends. I reckon kid a is a good album but not in the same league as ok computer. Shows you how great they are though to do a run of bends, computer and kid and have many people have a different one of those as their all time fave album, also each one so diverse from the last. Always thought idioteque was the best track on here and morning bell possibly my least favourite radiohead track ever.
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From Connor 07/05/2014 11:50
ok computer is more accessible and also not nearly as great as Kid A. Don't get me wrong, ok comp is a great album too. Kid A is just on a whole different level...

I would like to ask you guys to finally be honest and say you like ok computer more because they have guitars in all of the songs. Just admit you suck at listening to different genres and cant handle the greatness that is Kid A.

After many listens i don't even know why people are comparing the two (why im writing this). Clearly more innovative and mind blowing Kid A is the Radiohead album to be praised.

*More guitar solos don't make an album better
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100/100
From OKC1 06/27/2014 01:10
So close to being Better than OK Computer.
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From TheHolyKiwi 06/13/2014 09:14
More ambitious than OK Computer, it's the album that took all the chances, creating an artists distillation on disillusionment and isolation. When I listen to it, it takes me to another world, both dark and terrifying as well as magically beautiful. - Adrian Nickpour

One of the greatest pieces of song-writing ever created.
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85/100
From Altsoul 06/11/2014 20:03
I love Radiohead, really, and this album contains masterpieces such as How to disappear completely and Optimistic. But I have to say that Kid A is seriously overrated. This is definitely not the best album of the 2000's. I enjoy listening it anyway.
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Rating:  
90/100
From zexen47 06/06/2014 23:44
I'll be honest. After loving OK Computer (in my top 5 ever), I listened to this and I immediately hated it with passion. And a few listens didn't change my mind after all.

It took me a lot of time till the album finally started to click and I began to slowly appreciate the songs one by one. I'm still not completely fond of some songs (Treefingers, Morning Bell, Motion Picture) which I still find somewhat boring, but there's definitely a few masterpieces to listen to, and the album fits every song together nicely.

It's radically different to OK Computer though, so you can't come to this album expecting anything like it, it will be a huge disappointment

Best tracks: Everything in its Right Place, Idioteque, National Anthem, Optimistic
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From uninformdopinion 06/04/2014 19:56
greatest album of all time. i can't explain why
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80/100
From pannkakesangen 06/01/2014 20:58
What the fuck was i smoking when i said all the crap about this album earlier? I just listened to this album again and rediscovered its brilliance. KID A can you forgive me?
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