#20. Radiohead – Jigsaw Falling Into Place

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#20. Radiohead   Jigsaw Falling Into Place Artwork by Adam Sarpalius

As 2009, and the decade come to a close, PMA will be looking back at our favorite songs of the last ten years. We will update a list with 75 empty slots until we reach that song that changed everything. You can keep track of this list by keeping an eye on this page. We make these lists in hopes that you guys will chime in the comments and share your favorite musical moments of the noughties.


#20. Radiohead   Jigsaw Falling Into Place In the months before “Jigsaw Falling Into Place” was released, Radiohead were given inch after inch of column space of praise and criticism for the innovative marketing and release tactics they employed for their name-your-price 7th LP, In Rainbows. It wasn’t until XL’s proper, industry standard release of In Rainbows that people seemed to remember that Radiohead actually made music.

In a very un-Radiohead like move, “Jigsaw Falling Into Place” — the most The Bends/OK Computer-sounding track on In Rainbows — was released as the album’s lead single. No other mainstream rock act has the audacity or talent to create most of the music Radiohead has consistently delivered over the last 10 years, and with this song, Radiohead showed everyone that they can not only create a devastatingly beautiful electronic album like Kid A, but can also follow basic pop-song structure and still outshine contemporaries likes Muse and Coldplay.



#21. The Strokes – The Modern Age
#22. Jay-Z & The Beatles – 99 Problems (Danger Mouse)
#23. Fleet Foxes – White Winter Hymnal
#24. The Knife – Heartbeats
#25. Lil Wayne – A Milli
#75-26: Various

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