fitter-happier

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Radiohead - OK COMPUTER was first released in Japan on May 21st, 1997. 

“OK Computer received widespread critical acclaim and in subsequent years has been cited by listeners, critics and musicians as one of the greatest albums of all time.”

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This cover of Fitter Happier by The String Quartet it’s just… so great

more productive
comfortable
not drinking too much
regular exercise at the gym (3 days a week)
getting on better with your associate employee contemporaries
at ease
eating well (no more microwave dinners and saturated fats)
a patient better driver
a safer car (baby smiling in back seat)
sleeping well (no bad dreams)
no paranoia
careful to all animals (never washing spiders down the plughole)
keep in contact with old friends (enjoy a drink now and then)
will frequently check credit at (moral) bank (hole in wall)
favours for favours
fond but not in love
charity standing orders
on sundays ring road supermarket
(no killing moths or putting boiling water on the ants)
car wash (also on sundays)
no longer afraid of the dark
or midday shadows
nothing so ridiculously teenage and desperate
nothing so childish
at a better pace
slower and more calculated
no chance of escape
now self-employed
concerned (but powerless)
an empowered and informed member of society (pragmatism not idealism)
will not cry in public
less chance of illness
tires that grip in the wet (shot of baby strapped in back seat)
a good memory
still cries at a good film
still kisses with saliva
no longer empty and frantic
like a cat
tied to a stick
that’s driven into
frozen winter shit (the ability to laugh at weakness)
calm
fitter, healthier and more productive
a pig
in a cage
on antibiotics
—  Radiohead, Fitter Happier
Fitter Happier
Radiohead

Radiohead | Fitter Happier

Fitter, happier, more productive, comfortable, not drinking too much.
Regular exercise at the gym, 3 days a week.
Getting on better with your associate employee contemporaries at ease.
Eating well, no more microwave dinners and saturated fats.
A patient, better driver, a safer car, baby smiling in back seat.
Sleeping well, no bad dreams, no paranoia.
Careful to all animals, never washing spiders down the plughole.
Keep in contact with old friends, enjoy a drink now and then.
Will frequently check credit at moral bank, hole in wall.
Favors for favors, fond but not in love.
Charity standing orders on Sundays ring road supermarket.
No killing moths or putting boiling water on the ants.
Car wash, also on Sundays, no longer afraid of the dark or mid-day shadows.
Nothing so ridiculously teenage and desperate, nothing so childish.
At a better pace, slower and more calculated, no chance of escape.
Now self-employed, concerned, but powerless.
An empowered and informed member of society, pragmatism not idealism.
Will not cry in public, less chance of illness, tires that grip in the wet.
Shot of baby strapped in back seat, a good memory, still cries at a good film.
Still kisses with saliva, no longer empty and frantic like a cat tied to a stick.
That’s driven into frozen winter shit, the ability to laugh at weakness.
Calm fitter, healthier and more productive, a pig in a cage on antibiotics .