Limmy Has Covered Radiohead’s ‘Creep’

It's the sound of the summer.

Limmy has shared his take on Radiohead’s ‘Creep’.

The Scottish comedian and Twitch streamer also has a fine line in bedroom productions, sharing his digital constructions as and when he pleases. These tracks have a cult following of their own, with VICE using back in 2015: Is Limmy The Best Bedroom Producer Ever?

Often using his studio time to re-work classic songs in a fresh guise, Limmy has just turned his attention to Radiohead’s ‘Creep’. The sombre track occupies an important but divisive place in the band’s catalogue – Jonny Greenwood famously disliked it, hence the sudden crackle of distortion in his guitar part.

Limmy Has Covered Radiohead’s ‘Creep’

Limmy’s version feels more in line with 80s synth pop or even Jean-Michel Jarre, retaining the main melody but rebuilding from the ground up. It’s weirdly affecting, too, sharing a similar sense of isolation to the original.

The only issue? It’s only a snippet. We’d love to hear the full thing!

Tune in below.

Or you can find it on SoundCloud below:

Radiohead seem to be on top of it, too. Jonny Greenwood was first off the mark, commenting that “[t]here’s still no emoji to express my – very complicated – emotional reaction to this.”

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