Video: Radiohead on SNL, 2011 / 2000


Radiohead returned to Saturday Night Live moments ago for the first time since their 2000 tour de force performance of Kid A’s “Idiotheque” and “The National Anthem.” While Thom Yorke broke out plenty of dance moves for their set over a decade ago, tonight he graced the 30 Rock stage with maracas and a few of those fresh steps we saw in the “Lotus Flower” video back in February. Guest drummer Clive Deamer rejoined the band for the second segment: a take on post-The King of Limbs tune “Staircase.”

Below, you can revisit Radiohead’s 11-year transition with videos from both tonight’s Alec Baldwin-hosted SNL premiere and their first appearance:

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