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Radiohead covering Portishead

I’ve been indigent on the posts lately, working at BC as the director of an orientation program for students who are the first in their families to go to college. It’s both tiring and exhilirating. Good thing is that Lucy’s here, too.

Came across Radiohead’s quiet cover of Portishead’s “The Fix.” Have you downloaded their new album, Third, yet? It’s fantastic, and hearing Thom Yorke’s almost too-pretty voice covering Beth Gibbon’s sultry voice gives the song a whole new, stripped-down feel.

Here’s the Portishead version (what did we ever do before YouTube?):

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Ricco Villanueva Siasoco is a Manhattan-based writer and non-profit manager. More

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