Amanda Palmer Performs the Popular Hits of Radiohead on Her Magical Ukulele

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Amanda Palmer Performs the Popular Hits of Radiohead on Her Magical Ukulele
EP by Amanda Palmer
Released July 20, 2010 (2010-07-20)
Recorded Adelaide, Australia,
Sydney, Australia,
Berlin, Germany, and
Prague, Czech Republic
Length 32:40
Producer Amanda Palmer, Mick Wordley
Amanda Palmer chronology
Who Killed Amanda Palmer
(2008)
Amanda Palmer Performs the Popular Hits of Radiohead on Her Magical Ukulele
(2010)
Amanda Palmer Goes Down Under
(2011)
Singles from Amanda Palmer Performs the Popular Hits of Radiohead on Her Magical Ukulele
  1. "Idioteque"
    Released: June 10, 2010[1][2]

Amanda Palmer Performs the Popular Hits of Radiohead on Her Magical Ukulele is an EP[3][4][5] by musician Amanda Palmer. It is composed entirely of cover versions of songs by the band Radiohead, performed by Palmer on the ukulele.[6][7] It was released on July 20, 2010.[5][8]

Reception[edit]

Paste Magazine listed "Fake Plastic Trees", from this album, as one of their 20 best covers of the year.[9] Palmer's cover of "Idioteque" was National Public Radio's Song of the Day for January 11, 2011.[10]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Fake Plastic Trees"   5:22
2. "High and Dry"   4:10
3. "No Surprises"   3:45
4. "Idioteque"   4:08
5. "Creep" (Hungover at soundcheck in Berlin) 4:42
6. "Exit Music (For a Film)"   5:19
7. "Creep" (Live in Prague; Digital only bonus track) 5:17

Personnel[edit]

  • Amanda Palmer – vocals, piano, ukulele
  • Lyndon Chester – violin on "Exit Music (For a Film)"
  • Zoë Keating – cello on "Exit Music (For a Film)"

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Idioteque | Amanda Palmer". Music.amandapalmer.net. Archived from the original on June 13, 2010. Retrieved 2010-06-12. 
  2. ^ "Look: the "Idioteque" single from my Radiohead covers record is out!". Amanda Palmer's blog. Archived from the original on June 14, 2010. Retrieved 2010-06-12. 
  3. ^ Young, Alex (June 10, 2010), Amanda Palmer details Radiohead EP, Consequence of Sound .
  4. ^ Baker, Whitney (May 28, 2010), Watch Amanda Palmer Cover Radiohead on a Ukulele, Paste .
  5. ^ a b Matheson, Whitney (July 20, 2010), Amanda Palmer releases her Radiohead covers EP, USA Today .
  6. ^ Dupuis, Sarah (June 10, 2010), Amanda Palmer To Release EP of Ukelele-Strummed Radiohead Covers, Prefix Magazine .
  7. ^ Amanda Palmer Plays The Popular Hits Of Radiohead On Her Magical Ukulele, AntiMusic, June 11, 2010 .
  8. ^ Klibanoff, Caroline (July 27, 2010), Amanda Palmer Brings in $15,000 on Bandcamp in Three Minutes, Paste .
  9. ^ Jackson, Josh (December 7, 2010), The 20 Best Cover Songs of 2010, Paste Magazine .
  10. ^ Butler, Will (January 11, 2011), Amanda Palmer: Radiohead For Four Strings, National Public Radio .

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