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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"Worrywort" (2001)

Accented with lyrics that sound like the transcript from one of Thom Yorke's therapy sessions ("Don't find yourself in doldrums/Go and get some rest/It's such a beautiful day"), this synth-heavy Amnesiac-era B-side feels like a shot of novocaine right between your ears. Fueled by a serene digital melody that eventually ramps up in complexity in classic Radiohead fashion, "Worrywort" almost allows itself to become the band's first unrepentant feel-good track — speed it up and it's practically the stuff of a Passion Pit single. But this is Radiohead we're talking about, and so, even at its most soothing, this mantra of personal affirmation never loses touch with the pain that it's ostensibly trying to numb. D.E.

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