Britains greatest musical export on fine form in Denmark...
James Dannatt
00:19 4th July 2008

Radiohead were on fine form this evening as they headlined the opening night at this year’s Roskilde Festival in Denmark. 

The band seemed in good spirits off the back of their recent UK dates.  They go on to play festival spots in Belgium, France and Germany in the coming weeks before crossing the pond to tour the states in August.

As promised by drummer Phil Selway in an interview with Gigwise earlier this year, Radiohead drew much of their set from their prolific backcatalogue, which interspersed the majority of material from ‘In Rainbows’. 

While ‘Jigsaw Falling Into Place’ and ‘Nude’ received rapturous receptions due to their prolific airplay on some Danish radio stations, the crowd was most excited to revisit favourite tracks from previous albums.

“If you score bad drugs, this song is for you,” Thom Yorke informed the crowd before launching into ‘2+2=5’, causing festival goers to thrash about in the dust. 

Radiohead were typically reticent but looked to be thoroughly enjoying the change of scene, taking time to applaud the audience after ending on sing-a-long favourite ‘Karma Police’.

Look out for reviews from Roskilde coming soon on Gigwise…