Photos: Radiohead, The Early Years

Long before they became one of the biggest and most enigmatic rock bands in the world, Thom Yorke, Jonny Greenwood, Colin Greenwood, Phil Selway, and Ed O’Brien were just an ambitious young group of Abingdon School students. Taking their name from the day they most often rehearsed, Radiohead’s first incarnation was called On a Friday from 1985 until 1991, after signing with EMI. Given that it’s been almost three decades since their mid-’80s formation, we thought now’s a good time to look back at their humble beginnings. Below, find early photos of the lads before they were famous, featured in the documentary Anyone Can Play Guitar (via giventothewild):

Thom Yorke

Jonny Greenwood

Ed O'Brien, Colin Greenwood

Phil Selway

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