Top 10 Best Song Lyrics from Radiohead's OK Computer

The Top Ten

1 "Yes, that's it, you're leaving; the crackle of pig skin! The dust and... the screaming... the yuppies networking! The panic, the vomit, the panic, the vomit; god loves his children" - Paranoid Android

This entire last third of the song is absolutely perfect. It's the reason why I'm convinced that Radiohead won't ever make a song greater than this - kempokid

Easily one of THE most epic moments to ever grace a song, EVER

(same goes for the RAAAIN DOWWN verse backing it as well) - xandermartin98

2 "Like a cat tied to a stick that's been driven into frozen winter s***, the ability to laugh at weakness" - Fitter, Happier

Also rather notably contains the only swear in the entire album - xandermartin98

3 "Please can you stop that noise, I'm try'na get some rest...from all the un-born chicken voices in my head..." - Paranoid Android
4 "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" - Fitter, Happier

GLaDOS needs to cover this song STAT - xandermartin98

5 "Shell smashed, juices flowing; wings twitch, legs are going. Don't get sentimental, it always ends up day, I am gonna grow wings; a chemical reaction, hysterical and useless" - Let Down

I never knew stepping on a dung beetle could so revoltingly touching - xandermartin98

Tear lickin' good

6 "Karma police, arrest this girl; her Hitler hairdo is making me feel ill" - Karma Police

Actually a valid reason to arrest someone (in Germany, at least) - xandermartin98

7 "Ambition makes you look pretty ugly... kicking, squealing Gucci little piggy!" - Paranoid Android

Basically what Youtube has become in a nutshell - xandermartin98

8 "Up above, aliens hover, making home movies for the folks back home... of all these weird creatures who lock up their spirits, drill holes in themselves and live for their secrets" - Subterranean Homesick Alien

"WHAT is a MAN?! A MISERABLE little PILE of SECRETS! " - xandermartin98

9 "When I am king, you will be first against the wall... with your opinion which is of no consequence at all" - Paranoid Android

IHateEverything reacting to all of his haters, basically - xandermartin98

10 "Come on, rain...down...on me...from a great height...from a great height...height..." - Paranoid Android

The Contenders

11 "The head of state has called for me by name, but I don't have time for him" - Lucky

Now THIS is how you set priorities, folks - xandermartin98

12 "YOU don't remember! You don't remember! Why don't you remember my NAME?! OFF WITH HIS HEAD, MAN, off with his head, man; why don't you remember my name, I guess he DOES" - Paranoid Android

Over-reacting much? - xandermartin98

13 "In an interstellar burst, I am back to save the universe" - Airbag
14 "For a minute there, I lost myself" - Karma Police
15 “Hey man, slow down. Slow down. Idiot, slow down. Slow down.” - The Tourist
16 "Such a pretty house with such a pretty gardn, with no alarms and no surprises" - No Surprises
17 "When I go forwards, YOU go backwards, and SOME where we will meet" - Electioneering
18 “GET ME OUT OF HERE” - No Surprises
19 “A heart that’s full up like a landfill; a job that slowly KILLS you; bruises that won’t look so tired, unhappy; break down the government...they don’t...they don’t speak for us” - No Surprises
20 "In the neon sign, scrolling up and down, I am born again" - Airbag
21 "I may be paranoid, but not an android" - Paranoid Android
22 "Check credit at moral bank (HOLE IN WALL)" - Fitter Happier
23 "Let down and hanging around; crushed like a bug in the ground" - Let Down
24 "No longer afraid of the dark or midday shadows; nothing so ridiculously teenage and desperate; nothing so CHILDISH" - Fitter Happier
25 "Open up your skull; I'll be there, CLIMBING UP THE WALLS" - Climbing The Walls
26 "No more killing moths or putting boiling water on the ants" - Fitter Happier
27 "Careful to all animals; never washing spiders down the plughole" - Fitter Happier
28 "Karma Police, arrest this man; he talks in maths; he buzzes like a fridge; he's like a detuned radio" - Karma Police
29 "I wish that they'd swoop down in a country lane, late at night when I'm driving, and take me on board of their beautiful me the world as I'd love to see it" - Subterranean Homesick Alien
30 "Transport, motorways and tramlines...starting and then stopping...taking off and landing...the emptiest of feelings...disappointed people, clinging onto bottles...when it comes it's so, so disappointing" - Let Down
31 "You'll know where you are with the floor collapsing, falling, and bouncing back" - Let Down
32 “I am the key to the lock in your house that keeps your toys in the basement, and if you get too far inside, you’ll only see my reflection” - Climbing UTW
33 “I’ve got the smell of a LOCAL man who’s got the loneliest feeling” - Climbing UTW
34 “People ask me where the Hell I’m a thousand feet per SECOND” - The Tourist
35 “I’ll take a quiet life; a handshake of carbon monoxide” - No Surprises
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