They haven’t sold out (maybe a little, but not much).
When they change direction their music is still good.
Neutron Star Collision.
Radiohead will go down in history as one of the greats, like the Beatles.
Radiohead mix their setlists up.
The ‘In Rainbows’ pay what you want scheme. They care about their fans.
They didn’t make ‘The Resistance’.
They don’t kill kittens.*
Thom does not believe the Queen is a lizard.
They don’t create fan based polls to choose the setlist and then ignore the results.
You can’t buy Christmas decorations or umbrellas from the Radiohead shop.
Not afraid to or tied commercially to allow tv networks to air a full set from a televised concert.
Thom Yorke can grow a beard.
* Is probably not true but I can’t confirm or not whether Radiohead kill kittens either.
Personal Disclaimer:I am actually a bigger Muse fan than I am a Radiohead fan but then that just comes down to personal preference. The facts are simple though, all of the above(aprt from the killing kitty’s bit) and more make Radiohead a better band on the whole.I still like Muse more however.