THE HEADMASTER RITUAL (The Smiths Cover)

Cover peformed on 9th November 2007 during Radiohead's 'Thumbs Down' webcast.

 

While talking about Thom Yorke being a gymnast in high school, Radiohead guitarist Ed O'Brien says 'Its like how Morrissey was a great long-distance runner in high school - nobody knows that, either'. Later on the article says that The Smiths are one of the bands top two influences, whom all 5 members love unequivocally.

 

The original track was peformed live under both 'The Smiths' and 'Morrissey'.