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Dead Children Playing

A Picture Book (Radiohead)

Stanley Donwood, Dr Tchock


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Paperback (7/7/2015)


Stanley Donwood and the enigmatic Dr Tchock are the elusive duo responsible for Radiohead's artwork. Containing paintings they have produced in the last decade, this book alsocontains a cornucopia of never-before-seen artwork. Featuring the apocalyptic scenes of the "OK Computer" album, the startling, sinister shadow of memory cast onto the present in the "Kid A" paintings, and theoverwhelming information overload of "Hail to the Thief"'s landscapes of conflict, "Dead Children Playing" presents some of the most iconic artwork of our time.

Verso, 9781844671700, 80pp.

Publication Date: October 17, 2007

About the Author

Stanley Donwood has collaborated on all Radiohead s artwork since the release of The Bends in 1995 and won a Grammy Award for Best Packaging/Artwork for the special edition of "Amnesiac." Lately, his sequence of "London Views" can be seen accompanying Thom Yorke s "The Eraser." His books include "Slowly Downward: A Collection of Miserable Stories"; and "Catacombs of Terror!: Cheap Thrilling Trash." He lives in Oxfordshire in the UK.

Dr. Tchock is the lead singer and principal songwriter of the alternative rock group Radiohead."