This is one of my favorite Radiohead songs. Talk Show Host is from the Romeo + Juliet soundtrack circa 1996, and it’s on the playlist I listen to while writing my work in progress.

I’m loyal to the 1968 movie so I wasn’t crazy about this modernized version at the time, although I’ve learned to appreciate Baz Luhrmann’s gaudy style through the years.

But this song…

Excerpt (explicit)

“You want me,

fucking come on and break the door down

I’m ready, I’m ready, I’m ready, I’m ready,

I’m ready…”

"William Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet is an Academy Award-nominated 1996 American film and the 10th on-screen adaptation of William Shakespeare's romantic tragedy of the same name."

I think everyone wants someone who will break a fucking door down for them.


What’s your favorite Radiohead song?

What’s your favorite version of Romeo and Juliet?

What’s on your writing/reading playlist these days?