Interviewer: If Radiohead is a family, which member will you be?
Colin: Family pet.
Thom: The puppy dog that the youngest child have for its birthday that still shits on the carpet.
Jonny: The younger brother.
Phil: The social worker assigned to observe and counsel them.
Ed: The evil bank manager.
Jonny: Hmm... yes, that's what I would've thought. So you reckon in earnest the album proper started recording in October 2006 or so... something like that. After you'd road-tested some of the songs on the tour.
Thom: It was annoying that we couldn't get it together until sort of Nigel came and gave us a walloping kick up the ass.
Thom: 'Cause we love that stuff.
Jonny: [laughs] A bit of spanking.
I had asked him why Radiohead weren’t involved with Live8. ‘Because that was...– Thom Yorke | The Guardian - 2006 (via damonalbarn)
Q: Would you like to come and play a small set at my wedding?
Thom: Sorry, no - I don't like weddings. Although the last one I went to, I ended up DJ'ing while the groom cursed and swore blind down the mic at his family because they weren't dancing.