OK Computer, with its leading single, "Paranoid Android," launched Radiohead to a new level of stardom and popularity. With its slow, Floydian grooves and Yorke's angelic yet acidic voice, OK Computer takes a few listens but is ultimately a classic that changed alternative rock forever.
Radiohead's independently released seventh album was originally released as a download that you could choose how much to pay for. Though not as classic as OK Computer, it's just as good.
Before they were glitch, before they were as expansive as they became after OK Computer, Radiohead was a Sonic Youth- and The Smiths-influenced Brit alt rock band that really didn't stand out in the early '90s rock scene. That isn't to say that Pablo Honey isn't great; and it's interesting to hear Radiohead play pop songs. Standouts are "Creep," "Anyone Can Play Guitar," and "Vegetable."