Annotation

This release corresponds to the media included in the deluxe "boxed edition" of the "OKNOTOK" OKComputer re-release.

Annotation last modified on 2017-07-15 14:38 UTC.

Tracklist

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12" Vinyl 1: ip / skip
# Title Rating Length
A1 Airbag 3.95 4:44
A2 Paranoid Android 4.4 6:23
A3 Subterranean Homesick Alien 4.05 4:27
B1 Exit Music (for a Film) 4 4:24
B2 Let Down 4.2 4:59
B3 Karma Police 4.05 4:21
12" Vinyl 2: sky / blue
# Title Rating Length
C1 Fitter Happier 3.15 1:57
C2 Electioneering 3.8 3:50
C3 Climbing Up the Walls 3.75 4:45
C4 No Surprises 4.05 3:48
D1 Lucky 3.95 4:19
D2 The Tourist 3.8 5:24
12" Vinyl 3: who's / it
# Title Rating Length
E1 I Promise 3.3 4:00
E2 Man of War 4.35 4:29
E3 Lift 3 4:07
E4 Lull 3.35 2:26
E5 Meeting in the Aisle 3.3 3:08
E6 Melatonin 3 2:09
F1 A Reminder 3.55 3:52
F2 Polyethylene, Parts 1 & 2 4.2 4:22
F3 Pearly* 3.75 3:39
F4 Palo Alto 3.2 3:52
F5 How I Made My Millions 3.65 3:09
Cassette 4
# Title Rating Length
A1 ZX Spectrum Symphony ?:??
A2 A.M.S. Hello ?:??
A3 True Love Tape Loop ?:??
A4 Let Down (Thom 4track) ?:??
A5 I may be paranoid but not an android ?:??
A6 Attention (Thom 4track) ?:??
A7 Noise sketch by Nigel ?:??
A8 Climbing up the Walls (Abbey Road Strings) ?:??
A9 Someone help this guy.. ?:??
A10 Motion Picture Soundtrack (solo piano) ?:??
A11 Was that recording? ?:??
A12 The jumbled words of Climing up the Walls read by Little Dan Clements ?:??
A13 Lull (Ed guitar Infinite Reverb) ?:??
A14 Airbag drums through Moog ?:??
A15 Karma Police in Space Echo ?:??
A16 Karma Police voice through telephone ?:??
A17 (Talking) ?:??
A18 Piano sketch by Jonny ?:??
A19 Big Bird Story by Stanley Donwood ?:??
A20 No Surprises (first idea from a soundcheck somewhere) ?:??
A21 Radio chaser noise ?:??
A22 Fridge buzz ?:??
A23 True Love Space Loop ?:??
A24 (Talking) ?:??
A25 Are you someone? ?:??
B1 Nigel A.M.S. delay ?:??
B2 Jonny's Radio from Climbing up the walls ?:??
B3 Climbing up the walls (Thom 4track) ?:??
B4 A piano lies down in the middle of the road ?:??
B5 Transposing Noise Sketch by Nigel ?:??
B6 Early Paranoid Android version Jonny & Thom ?:??
B7 Alternative Paranoid Android Ending Live in Pittsburg ?:??
B8 Airbag early acoustic version ?:??
B9 (Talking) ?:??
B10 Paranoid Android Loud Room at St Catherine's ?:??
B11 Nigel A.M.S. paranoid guitar sample ?:??
B12 Nude early band version ?:??
B13 The National Anthem (Thom 4track) ?:??
B14 Ambient Loops ?:??
B15 Man of War live in Montpellier ?:??
B16 Nigel A.M.S. delay again ?:??
B17 Thom's acoustic as microphone in Climbing up the Walls ?:??
B18 OK Computer Program ?:??
Digital Media 5: White Cassette
# Title Rating Length
1 Side A 38:49
2 Side B 40:52

Credits

12" Vinyl 1: ip / skip

recorded in:
United Kingdom (1996-07 – 1997-03) (tracks A1–B3)
drums (drum set):
Philip Selway (1996-07 – 1997-03) (tracks A1–B3)
bass guitar:
Colin Greenwood (1996-07 – 1997-03) (tracks A1–B3)
effects:
Ed O’Brien (1996-07 – 1997-03) (tracks A1–B3)
strings arranger:
Radiohead (tracks A1–B3)
glockenspiel:
Jonny Greenwood (1996-07 – 1997-03) (tracks A1–B3)
mellotron:
Jonny Greenwood (1996-07 – 1997-03) (tracks A1–B3)
organ:
Jonny Greenwood (1996-07 – 1997-03) (tracks A1–B3)
guitar:
Jonny Greenwood (1996-07 – 1997-03) (tracks A1–B3)
Ed O’Brien (1996-07 – 1997-03) (tracks A1–B3)
Thom Yorke (1996-07 – 1997-03) (tracks A1–B3)
percussion:
Colin Greenwood (1996-07 – 1997-03) (tracks A1–B3)
Philip Selway (1996-07 – 1997-03) (tracks A1–B3)
Ed O’Brien (1996-07 – 1997-03) (tracks A1–B3)
keyboard:
Jonny Greenwood (1996-07 – 1997-03) (tracks A1–B3)
piano:
Jonny Greenwood (1996-07 – 1997-03) (tracks A1–B3)
Thom Yorke (1996-07 – 1997-03) (tracks A1–B3)
bass synthesizer:
Colin Greenwood (1996-07 – 1997-03) (tracks A1–B3)
assistant engineer:
Jon Bailey (engineer) (tracks A1–B3)
Gerard Navarro (engineer) (tracks A1–B3)
Chris Scard (tracks A1–B3)
background vocals:
Ed O’Brien (1996-07 – 1997-03) (tracks A1–B3)
conductor:
Nick Ingman (1996-07 – 1997-03) (tracks A1–B3)
editor:
Nigel Godrich (tracks A1–B3)
mixer:
Nigel Godrich (tracks A1–B3)
producer:
Nigel Godrich (tracks A1–B3)
Radiohead (tracks A1–B3)
programming:
Thom Yorke (tracks A1–B3)
recording engineer:
Nigel Godrich (tracks A1–B3)
Radiohead (tracks A1–B3)
vocals:
Thom Yorke (1996-07 – 1997-03) (tracks A1–B3)
writer:
Colin Greenwood (tracks A1–B3)
Jonny Greenwood (tracks A1–B3)
Ed O’Brien (tracks A1–B3)
Philip Selway (tracks A1–B3)
Thom Yorke (tracks A1–B3)
edits:
Let Down (edit) by Radiohead (track B2)
mash-ups:
Air Roc by Max Tannone (track A1)
No Karma by Minty Fresh Beats (track B3)
music videos:
Karma Police by Radiohead (track B3)
Paranoid Android by Radiohead (track A2)
part of:
Indie 88: Top 500 Indie Rock Songs (number: 10) (order: 10) (track B3)
Indie 88: Top 500 Indie Rock Songs (number: 20) (order: 20) (track A2)
arrangements:
later translated versions:
Karma Kiwarei (track B3)
recording of:
Airbag (1996-07 – 1997-03) (track A1)
Exit Music (for a Film) (1996-07 – 1997-03) (track B1)
Karma Police (1996-07 – 1997-03) (track B3)
Let Down (1996-07 – 1997-03) (track B2)
Paranoid Android (1996-07 – 1997-03) (track A2)
Subterranean Homesick Alien (1996-07 – 1997-03) (track A3)

12" Vinyl 2: sky / blue

recorded in:
United Kingdom (1995-09-04) (track D1)
United Kingdom (1996-07 – 1997-03) (tracks C1–C4, D2)
drums (drum set):
Philip Selway (1995-09-04) (track D1)
Philip Selway (1996-07 – 1997-03) (tracks C1–C4, D2)
bass guitar:
Colin Greenwood (1995-09-04) (track D1)
Colin Greenwood (1996-07 – 1997-03) (tracks C1–C4, D2)
effects:
Ed O’Brien (1995-09-04) (track D1)
Ed O’Brien (1996-07 – 1997-03) (tracks C1–C4, D2)
strings arranger:
Radiohead (tracks C1–D2)
glockenspiel:
Jonny Greenwood (1995-09-04) (track D1)
Jonny Greenwood (1996-07 – 1997-03) (tracks C1–C4, D2)
mellotron:
Jonny Greenwood (1995-09-04) (track D1)
Jonny Greenwood (1996-07 – 1997-03) (tracks C1–C4, D2)
organ:
Jonny Greenwood (1995-09-04) (track D1)
Jonny Greenwood (1996-07 – 1997-03) (tracks C1–C4, D2)
guitar:
Jonny Greenwood (1995-09-04) (track D1)
Jonny Greenwood (1996-07 – 1997-03) (tracks C1–C4, D2)
Ed O’Brien (1995-09-04) (track D1)
Thom Yorke (1995-09-04) (track D1)
Ed O’Brien (1996-07 – 1997-03) (tracks C1–C4, D2)
Thom Yorke (1996-07 – 1997-03) (tracks C1–C4, D2)
percussion:
Colin Greenwood (1995-09-04) (track D1)
Philip Selway (1995-09-04) (track D1)
Colin Greenwood (1996-07 – 1997-03) (tracks C1–C4, D2)
Philip Selway (1996-07 – 1997-03) (tracks C1–C4, D2)
Ed O’Brien (1995-09-04) (track D1)
Ed O’Brien (1996-07 – 1997-03) (tracks C1–C4, D2)
keyboard:
Jonny Greenwood (1995-09-04) (track D1)
Jonny Greenwood (1996-07 – 1997-03) (tracks C1–C4, D2)
piano:
Jonny Greenwood (1995-09-04) (track D1)
Jonny Greenwood (1996-07 – 1997-03) (tracks C1–C4, D2)
Thom Yorke (1995-09-04) (track D1)
Thom Yorke (1996-07 – 1997-03) (tracks C1–C4, D2)
bass synthesizer:
Colin Greenwood (1995-09-04) (track D1)
Colin Greenwood (1996-07 – 1997-03) (tracks C1–C4, D2)
assistant engineer:
Jon Bailey (engineer) (tracks C1–D2)
Gerard Navarro (engineer) (tracks C1–D2)
Chris Scard (tracks C1–D2)
background vocals:
Ed O’Brien (1995-09-04) (track D1)
Ed O’Brien (1996-07 – 1997-03) (tracks C1–C4, D2)
conductor:
Nick Ingman (1995-09-04) (track D1)
Nick Ingman (1996-07 – 1997-03) (tracks C1–C4, D2)
editor:
Nigel Godrich (tracks C1–D2)
mixer:
Nigel Godrich (tracks C1–D2)
producer:
Nigel Godrich (tracks C1–D2)
Radiohead (tracks C1–D2)
programming:
Thom Yorke (tracks C1–D2)
recording engineer:
Nigel Godrich (tracks C1–D2)
Radiohead (tracks C1–D2)
vocals:
Thom Yorke (1995-09-04) (track D1)
Thom Yorke (1996-07 – 1997-03) (tracks C1–C4, D2)
writer:
Colin Greenwood (tracks C1–D2)
Jonny Greenwood (tracks C1–D2)
Ed O’Brien (tracks C1–D2)
Philip Selway (tracks C1–D2)
Thom Yorke (tracks C1–D2)
phonographic copyright by:
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (1997) (track D1)
publisher:
WB Music Corp. (1929-2019) (track D1)
has remixes:
mash-ups:
music videos:
No Surprises by Radiohead (track C4)
part of:
Indie 88: Top 500 Indie Rock Songs (number: 184) (order: 184) (track C4)
later translated versions:
Ka Überraschung (track C4)
later versions:
recording of:
Lucky (1995-09-04) (track D1)
Climbing Up the Walls (1996-07 – 1997-03) (track C3)
Electioneering (1996-07 – 1997-03) (track C2)
Fitter Happier (1996-07 – 1997-03) (track C1)
No Surprises (1996-07 – 1997-03) (track C4)
The Tourist (1996-07 – 1997-03) (track D2)

12" Vinyl 3: who's / it

producer:
Nigel Godrich (tracks E4–F5)
Radiohead (tracks E4–F5)
programming:
Henry Binns (track E5)
Sam Hardaker (track E5)
writer:
Colin Greenwood (tracks E1–F5)
Jonny Greenwood (tracks E1–F5)
Ed O’Brien (tracks E1–F5)
Philip Selway (tracks E1–F5)
Thom Yorke (tracks E1–F5)
publisher:
Warner/Chappell Music Ltd. (1996–2019) (track E2)
recording of:
A Reminder (track F1)
I Promise (track E1)
Lift (track E3)
Lull (track E4)
Man of War (track E2)
Melatonin (track E6)
Palo Alto (track F4)
Pearly* (track F3)

Cassette 4

writer:
Colin Greenwood (tracks A4, A8, A10, A20, B3, B13)
Jonny Greenwood (tracks A4, A8, A10, A20, B3, B13)
Ed O’Brien (tracks A4, A8, A10, A20, B3, B13)
Philip Selway (tracks A4, A8, A10, A20, B3, B13)
Thom Yorke (tracks A4, A8, A10, A20, B3, B13)
publisher:
Warner Chappell Music Limited (2019-present) (tracks A10, B13)
Warner Chappell Music Publishing Ltd. ( – ????) (tracks A10, B13)
later translated versions:
Ka Überraschung (track A20)
later versions:
Climbing Up the Walls (tracks A8, B3)
live recording of:
No Surprises (track A20)
recording of:
Climbing Up the Walls (tracks A8, B3)
Let Down (track A4)
The National Anthem (track B13)

Release Group

associated singles/EPs:I Promise
Karma Police
Let Down
Lift
Lucky
Man of War
No Surprises
No Surprises / Running From Demons
Paranoid Android
covers:A Tribute To OK Computer by Various Artists
KO Computer by Various Artists
OK Computer (8-bit) by Quinton Sung
OK Computer Turns 10 by Various Artists
Radiodread by Easy Star All‐Stars
Stereogum Presents… OKX: A Tribute to OK Computer by Various Artists
Strung Out on OK Computer: The String Quartet Tribute to Radiohead by The Section Quartet
included in:5 Album Set (Pablo Honey / The Bends / OK Computer / Kid A / Amnesiac)
Album Box Set
Radiohead Box
part of:Grammy Award: Best Alternative Music Album nominees (number: 1998 winner) (order: 8)
Absolute Radio's The 100 Collection (number: 39) (order: 39)
Rolling Stone: 500 Greatest Albums of All Time: 2020 edition (number: 42) (order: 42)
Mercury Prize shortlist nominees (number: 1997) (order: 60)
Rolling Stone: 500 Greatest Albums of All Time: 2012 edition (number: 162) (order: 162)
Discogs:https://www.discogs.com/master/21491 [info]
lyrics page:https://genius.com/albums/Radiohead/Ok-computer [info]
reviews:http://articles.chicagotribune.com/1997-07-04/entertainment/9707040186_1_ambition-ugly-star [info]
http://content.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,986902,00.html [info]
http://web.archive.org/web/20010303103405/www.pitchforkmedia.com/record-reviews/r/radiohead/ok-computer.shtml [info]
http://www.ew.com/ew/article/0,,20202376,00.html [info]
http://www.inmusicwetrust.com/articles/01r36.html [info]
https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/reviews/wcp2 [info]
other databases:http://musicmoz.org/Bands_and_Artists/R/Radiohead/Discography/OK_Computer/ [info]
http://www.musik-sammler.de/album/30875 [info]
https://rateyourmusic.com/release/album/radiohead/ok_computer/ [info]
Allmusic:https://www.allmusic.com/album/mw0000024289 [info]
Wikidata:Q202996 [info]