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US CD single
|Single by Radiohead|
|from the album Pablo Honey|
|Released||5 October 1993|
|Format||vinyl record (12") and (7"), CD|
|Producer(s)||Sean Slade, Paul Q. Kolderie|
|Radiohead singles chronology|
"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, and #131 on the Australian ARIA singles 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 similar to the 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. The CD cover art was conceived by Peter Darley Miller and Radiohead.
- "Stop Whispering (US version)" - 4:11
- "Creep (Acoustic)" - 4:19
- "Pop Is Dead" - 2:12
- "Inside My Head (Live)" - 2:58
The US version was remixed by Chris Sheldon and featured strings and a slower tempo than the original.
- Thom Yorke - lead vocals, rhythm guitar
- Colin Greenwood - bass guitar
- Jonny Greenwood - lead guitar, organ
- Ed O'Brien - rhythm guitar, backing vocals
- Philip Selway - drums
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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