Thom Yorke vs. The Internet

March 9, 2011 § Leave a comment

A few weeks ago, Radiohead released their new album King of Limbs, along with a music video for the album’s fifth track “Lotus Flower.” The video, which is basically a five minute black and white montage of Thom Yorke dancing and spastically twitching like a shell-shocked ‘Nam veteran, seems to have been created for the sole purpose of being parodied and meme-ified.

The original video:

Now, with a little help from Beyoncè:

Your turn, Willow:

Alright, Gaga, if you must:

Finally catching on to the beach-rock trend:

Somehow, keyboard cat got a hold of it:

And finally, Thom’s response to Bieber’s proposal to collaborate:

Black & white minimalist videos in general have been stirring up some buzz. Maybe someone will have a go at spoofing Tyler, the Creator’s terrifyingly inventive video for Yonkers. Though, that might involve working up the courage to eat a cockroach.

By Christian Koons, Staff Writer


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