To date, Radiohead's "In Rainbows" has generated so much electronic ink that album-related search terms probably now have their very own server farm over at Google. Radiohead's long-awaited followup to 2003's "Hail to The Thief" has eclipsed even Madonna's deal with Live Nation. (Madge only attracts major attention when she scoops up orphans from Africa.)
When I saw Radiohead at Boston's waterside pavillion during a good, if unevenly paced, set last year they previewed much of the then-unrecorded album, including "15 Step," "Nude," "Videotape," "House of Cards," "Arpeggi," and the soon-to-be released "Bangers 'n' Mash." So how did the resulting album turn out? Here's my review of "In Rainbows," which ran Friday 12.