500 Greatest Albums of All Time

Rolling Stone's definitive list of the 500 greatest albums of all time.

Radiohead, 'The Bends'
111/500

111. Radiohead, 'The Bends'

Capitol, 1995

The first half of Nineties rock was shaped by Nirvana, and the second half was dominated by Radiohead. Their second album married a majestic and somber guitar sound to Thom Yorke's anguished-choirboy vocals, drawing on the epic grandeur of U2 and the melancholy of the Smiths.

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