OK Computer - Isaac Seigel-Boettner OK Computer In the...

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Isaac Seigel-Boettner 10/1/07 OK Computer In the modern era of mass media and mass production a person’s individuality can easily be grinded down by society. OK Computer explores this overwhelming nature that society has developed in recent years. In this album Radiohead branches off from their early musical style seen in Pablo Honey and later in The Bends, experimenting with more digital and computer generated sounds that do a good job of complementing OK Computers message. The following songs best exemplify the new sound and more global meaning that Radiohead puts forth in their third album, OK Computer . The most blatant departure from Radiohead's past style on this album is “Fitter Happier.” The lyrics of this song are simply a set of qualifications for being the perfect being in the current world. On paper this list of traits would seem to be a guide to what to do if you want to lead a happy life, things that would make you “fitter, happier, more productive” as the song starts with. However the song is not sung by Thom Yorke, as was the norm in
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This essay was uploaded on 04/01/2008 for the course DECAL Radiohead taught by Professor Instuctor during the Spring '08 term at Berkeley.

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OK Computer - Isaac Seigel-Boettner OK Computer In the...

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