Radiohead Refuses to Bend to Pressure, and Triumphs with The Bends in March, 1995


After their breakthrough hit 'Creep,' and their debut album, Radiohead were under intense pressure to follow it up quickly with a new album. They almost crumbled under the pressure, and the recording kept getting delayed as they sought inspiration. That finally came thanks to a John Lennon solo album, and a Jeff Buckley concert. Randy Renaud has the full story on the Chronicles of Rock.