Stop Whispering

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"Stop Whispering"
Single by Radiohead
from the album Pablo Honey
Released 5 October 1993
Format vinyl record (12") and (7"), CD
Recorded 1993
Genre Alternative rock
Length 5:25
Label Parlophone
Producer(s) Sean Slade, Paul Q. Kolderie
Radiohead singles chronology
"Pop Is Dead"
"Stop Whispering"
"My Iron Lung"

"Stop Whispering" is a single from English alternative rock band Radiohead, released as the band's fourth single in 1993. It is the fourth track of their first album, Pablo Honey (1993). It reached #23 on the US Modern Rock Tracks chart.


The song was written as a tribute to the Pixies, a band that had an important influence over Radiohead at the time, hence the single CD art cover is a little similar to Pixies' Surfer Rosa. "Stop Whispering" is also one of Radiohead's oldest songs; it was created when the band was still known as On A Friday, originally being on Dungeon Demo.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Stop Whispering (US version)" - 4:11
  2. "Creep (Acoustic)" - 4:19
  3. "Pop Is Dead" - 2:12
  4. "Inside My Head (Live)" - 2:58

The US version was remixed by Chris Sheldon and featured strings and a slower tempo than the original.

Music video[edit]

The promotional video, directed by Jeffery Plansker, features Thom Yorke then with platinum blond, shoulder-length hair and wearing a white suit. The video also shows Jonny Greenwood playing a Rickenbacker Guitar, as opposed to the Fender Telecaster which he is known for playing.

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