Greenwood wouldn't let Yorke get over technical difficulties that happened in Berkeley

By Hayden Wright

INDIO, CA (RADIO.COM) – The mixed-media quality of Radiohead’s live shows lends itself to technical difficulties now and then—like when Bruno Mars conspicuously crashed their Miami set via radio broadcast.

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During Radiohead’s concert at the Greek Theatre in Berkeley, Thom Yorke ran into some sort of glitch and sighed “Aw, s—” into the microphone. Without missing a beat, Jonny Greenwood sampled and looped the expletive as “Give Up the Ghost” got off the ground, throwing Yorke off his game and the audience into stitches.

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During their Coachella set over the weekend, sound dropped out during performances of “15 Step” and “Full Stop,” which prompted Yorke to announce, “F—in’ aliens again.” Sometimes it’s aliens; Other times it’s just your lead guitarist pulling a prank.

Watch Greenwood’s quick-thinking gag here:

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