Radiohead powered through major sound problems in Indio, California as the headliner of the first night of this year’s Coachella festival with hundreds of thousands watching in person and more all around the world tuning into live streams online. The tech issues caused two separate breaks in the legendary UK band’s set forcing them to stop playing. Apparently during the second interruption, singer Thom Yorke blamed the whole thing on otherworldly forces, joking that it was “F**king aliens again,” according to some reports.
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But fans of the band can be relieved to know RH finally played their signature track ‘Creep’ in a big festival set. Our buds Conesquences of Sound have a full detailed review with details on the tech issues and how the band recovered.
Here is Radiohead’s setlist from last night
Desert Island Disk
The National Anthem
Street Spirit (Fade Out)
Everything in Its Right Place
Burn the Witch
You and Whose Army?