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Live at the Astoria

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Live at the Astoria
A blue-tinted image of Thom Yorke singing. On the upper right is the Radiohead logo along with "the astoria london live" and the performance date.
Video by
Released13 March 1995 (VHS)
21 November 2005 (DVD)
Recorded27 May 1994
VenueLondon Astoria (London)
GenreAlternative rock
DirectorBrett Turnbull
ProducerSarah Bayliss
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Live at the Astoria
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Live at the Astoria is a live concert video by the English rock group Radiohead, taken from their performance at the London Astoria on 27 May 1994. It features performances of songs from their first two albums, Pablo Honey (1993) and The Bends (1995).[1] It was released on VHS on 13 March 1995, the same day as the release of The Bends. A DVD release followed in 2005.[2] The performance of "My Iron Lung" was used for The Bends, with Thom Yorke's vocals replaced and the audience removed.[3]


The DVD edition of Live at the Astoria, digitally restored and remastered, was released on 21 November 2005 in Europe and on 22 November 2005 in North America.[4]

To be included on the bonus discs of the collector's editions of Pablo Honey and The Bends, the concert was split between the two. "You", "Ripcord", "Creep", "Prove Yourself", "Vegetable", "Stop Whispering", "Anyone Can Play Guitar", "Pop Is Dead" and "Blow Out" were included on the re-release of Pablo Honey. Whereas "Bones", "Black Star", "The Bends", "My Iron Lung", "Maquiladora", "Fake Plastic Trees" "Just", and "Street Spirit (Fade Out)" featured on the re-release of The Bends.

On 28 May 2020 the video premiered on YouTube, as part of Radiohead's "quarantine concert series" to compensate for a lack of live performances during the COVID-19 pandemic.[2][1][5]


  1. "You" (3:48)
  2. "Bones" (3:08)
  3. "Ripcord" (3:17)
  4. "Black Star" (3:44)
  5. "Creep" (4:10)
  6. "The Bends" (3:56)
  7. "My Iron Lung" (5:06)
  8. "Prove Yourself" (2:24)
  9. "Maquiladora" (3:16)
  10. "Vegetable" (3:14)
  11. "Fake Plastic Trees" (4:29)
  12. "Just" (3:43)
  13. "Stop Whispering" (5:16)
  14. "Anyone Can Play Guitar" (4:16)
  15. "Street Spirit (Fade Out)" (4:24)
  16. "Pop Is Dead" (2:22)
  17. "Blow Out" (6:14)


All songs written by Radiohead and published by Warner Chappell Music Ltd.


  1. ^ a b Graves, Wren (28 May 2020). "Radiohead streaming 1994 show Live at the Astoria on YouTube: Watch". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved 2 June 2020.
  2. ^ a b Skinner, Tom (27 May 2020). "Radiohead to stream classic 'Live At The Astoria' show in full". NME. Retrieved 23 March 2022.
  3. ^ Garcia, Sandra (July 1995). "Decompression". B-Side (51).
  4. ^ "'Astoria London Live' to be released on DVD". ateaseweb.com. 5 November 2005. Retrieved 30 April 2009.
  5. ^ Shafer, Ellise (8 April 2020). "Radiohead to Stream Weekly Archived Live Shows During Quarantine". Variety. Retrieved 14 April 2024.
  6. ^ "Radiohead - Live At The Astoria". artistdirect.com. Archived from the original on 10 June 2008. Retrieved 30 April 2009.

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