20 Insanely Great Radiohead Songs Only Hardcore Fans Know

Revisit key deep cuts, B-sides and live-only gems that could end up on group's ninth LP

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"Killer Cars" (1995)

One of Radiohead's very first B-sides — a rough version of the song appeared in their live sets as far back as 1993 — the blistering iteration with which most fans are familiar wasn't recorded until a few years later. A three-pronged guitar jam in which the music is as blunt and panicked as the lyrics, "Killer Cars" finds Yorke taking the same physical anxieties that weaseled their way into LP cuts like "My Iron Lung" and leveraging them into a full-fledged freakout over how we take our lives into our hands every time we get behind the wheel. "I'm going out for a little drive and it could be the last time you see me alive," raves the singer, adding a grim twist of irony to the crash-test dummy that's plastered on the front cover of The Bends. D.E.

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