Kid A (studio album) by Radiohead

Kid A by Radiohead
Year: 2000
Overall rank: 5th   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
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89/100 (from 4,161 votes)
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Kid A is ranked 2nd best out of 22 albums by Radiohead on

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 90,881.

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This album is rated in the top 1% of all albums on This album has a Bayesian average rating of 89.2/100, a mean average of 87.2/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 89.2/100. The standard deviation for this album is 17.4.

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From 05/05/2022 17:50
Album of the year, 2000
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From 04/14/2022 18:00
A beautiful, vulnerable album on what it means and how it feels to be human. This album is all about those grand, spacious emotions and Kid A delivers. Not a bad track on this record, with amazingly unique and innovative technical sounds and production, with the remnants of that old grunge sound- all while being distinctly Radiohead. This album goes by in a magnificent whirl, and flows together perfectly. Both the "greatest left turn in musical history" and the logical next step in Radiohead's evolution. Call it self-indulgent, or even pretentious, that high self-awareness may just be part of the beauty and idea behind it. It's abstract, seemingly random erratic lyrics capture an energy of raw mystery and realism that few other bands can capture. A truly mesmerizing experience.
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From 04/12/2022 13:55
One of the greatest technical achievement in popular music of all time. It sounds absolutely ridiculous but beyond the beauty of the production is the roller coaster of human emotions that the album takes you on. It is ultimately challenging but incredibly rewarding with highlights amongst the bands best ever.
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From 02/02/2022 00:16
Love this album!
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From 12/27/2021 11:38
An experimental change of sound from their previous three albums, but this experiment really worked out. It's almost unrecognizable from their previous work, yet it has become a staple of their discography and is critically acclaimed. A must-listen. My favourite tracks are In Limbo, The National Anthem, Everything In Its Right Place. Treefingers is a textbook filler track that offers nothing in my opinion and probably marked this amazing album down for me.
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From 11/04/2021 17:14
Radiohead magnum opus rosen from the ashes like a phoenix
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From 11/02/2021 18:09
Following Ok Computer had to be an incredibly daunting task, but somehow Radiohead found a way to evolve their sound even further, while still presenting a wonderful product.
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