Has there ever been album written about more than Radiohead's Ok Computer? Perhaps Sgt, Pepper's but not many more than that. One of my favorite songs is the last one: The Tourist. It's a nice coda to the album: kinda lugubrious, druggy even. A great song to listen to at 2:00a in the morning after filling you head with 45 minutes of Radiohead and other substances. I really love the end: bluesy swirling guitars that give way to just a simple bass and drum beat and finally, the last note of the album, a single bell chime.
That chime just gets me (and it's foreshadowed early in the song). It's such a cool ending to the album. It is so simple yet that chime starkly announces the end; you can breath again and start thinking about what you just listened to. It's like the woo in What's Going On referenced by Russell in Almost Famous. It's a simple little thing but it makes the whole song (and album, I would argue). It's what you put in... That's Rock and Roll.
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