500 Greatest Albums of All Time

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

Radiohead, 'The Bends'

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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