OK Computer [SPECIAL COLLECTOR'S EDITION- 2 CDs + DVD] Collector's Edition, Limited Edition
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That being said, OK Computer is one of my favorite albums. Each track on the album has the ability of conjering up different emotions, and by the end, the emotional wirlwind leaves me dizzy. The album's central theme of encountering genuin beauty in our world of technology, yet being unable to shake a certain feeling of unease, comes across perfectly. It's funny that the people who are angered by this album may be the people it was really geared towards. It attempts to send the message that you don't have to be compliant all the time: treasure your individuality, don't let anyone take it away from you.Read more ›
The music files for OK Computer are exactly the same as the existing OK Computer CD. Anyone saying "they hear a difference" is incorrect, or at least the effect is psycho-acoustic and not grounded in reality.
I have ripped the files directly onto my Mac (aiff, not compressed MP3 or AAC) and the file sizes are identical from the old CD to this one, down to the bit. I've also used the newest version of Soundtrack Pro on the Mac (part of the Logic Studio suite) to compare the waveform and frequency charts/graphs of the songs on both CDs. They are identical, same exact peaks and valleys, same volume, same frequency response. There is not even a volume difference as happens so often with "re-releases", where they just increase the volume on the newer CD. These files are identical in every way to the original CD. So if you're hoping to hear a new/improved/cleaner/different/etc. version of OK Computer, this is not what you'll get. You will get the exact same OK Computer songs you already own. To EMI/Parlophone's credit, they aren't even trying to pretend like it's a new mix/master, as the original 1997 copyright dates are on the OK Computer CD. No indication whatsoever of a newer mix or master made in 2008/9 at least on the OK Computer CD.Read more ›
This indeed is an album and not just a collection of songs. From the first track "Airbag" all the way to the sixth track "Karma Police" the album flows seamlessly with emotional continuity and thought. Thom Yorke's lyrics are haunting and deeply symbolic. From rich layerd guitar sounds, out of this world keyboard riffs and of course Thom's unforgettable vocals the sound of this album is unforgettable. I must have listened to this CD hundeds of times and it never gets old because there is always something new for me to discover. What's great about OK Computer is that it combines the experimentation of Kid A and Amnesiac and the brilliant guitar work of The Bends. Ok Computer won't disappoint and belongs in your music library.
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So you wake up next to your beautiful wife, in your beautiful house. It's a beautiful day and you look at the beautiful view of San Francisco Bay from your bedroom balcony. Read morePublished 1 month ago by DCJr
The sound quality is actually better than the remastered version! Thanks a lot! Very affordable.Published 1 month ago by patricia boyd
I first listened to this album back in 2000. My young girlfriend turned me on to Radiohead as I only heard the Bands name not the music - and I am really into music. Read morePublished 1 month ago by MichaelHiFi
1/2 of this album is playable music, good enough to make my top 5 albums of all time.Published 2 months ago by Amazon Customer
I'm sure a lot of you are wondering about this XL pressing. I'm just finishing up with this vinyl and I'm extremely impressed. Right on par with the old Parlophone pressings. Read morePublished 2 months ago by V. Colaiocco