20. <b>Radiohead, 'OK Computer'</b> (1997) Parlophone. Radiohead’s ‘OK Computer’ crystallized in song a specific mood, in this case the fragile pre-millennial atmosphere of late 90s Britain with lyrics about yuppie culture, political malaise, paranoia and emotional isolation. A startling expression of human existence, bringing form to chaos and raising the bar.
Neil Young's weird electronic album, Trans. I never understood why he did this until I read that it all came from him experimenting with computers/synthesizers to find a way to help his son, who has cerebal palsy, talk.