Posted by Chris Brummund
I’m not one to sit around and watch awards shows, but find myself in the habit of reading all about them the following day. I’ve been scouring the internets to find some video of the Grammy performances.
I found the performance by Radiohead to be the most intriguing. Maybe it’s the inner nerd in me, but I instantly gobble up any track with a marching band providing the backing instrumentals. The band backing up Thom Yorke and Johnny Greenwood was the Trojan Marching Band from the University of Southern California.
While my time with the Minnesota Marching Band was incredibly fun, it was not quite as cool as that (but trust me, we were still very cool). If only we had done some backing instrumentals for a Prince performance, then we could’ve matched USC’s cool points.
Enough of my fond band geek memories. Here’s the video: