A sequel in spirit and timing only (think of it as a Steven Soderbergh film: markedly different from the last but filtered through the same set of eyes), Yoshimi looks like a concept album on the outside, but other than a trilogy of songs -- "One More Robot/Sympathy 3000-21" and "Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots" parts 1 and 2 -- that's just an easy answer for a record that asks more questions than that ("Are You a Hypnotist?" and "Do You Realize?" among them).
Note to Radiohead: This is how you grow as a band without growing apart from what made you interesting in the first place, how you challenge yourself and your audience without turning it into a long-winded word problem no one has the time or patience to solve. Another soft bullet that hits harder than you'd expect.
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