Video Finds: Tosin Abasi Covers Radiohead on Classical Guitar
Check out this clip of Tosin Abasi covering Radiohead’s “Paranoid Android” from 2010.
In it, the Animals as Leaders guitarist swaps his 8-string electric for a classical guitar.
Along with upright bassist Matthew Hemerlein, Abasi fingerpicks his way through a dreamy rendition of this OK Computer anthem.
The performance is all-instrumental until Hemerlein sings Thom Yorke’s vocal for the outro of the song (with some accompanying psychedelic video effects!).
Be sure to check out Animals as Leaders’ latest album, The Joy of Motion, to hear a completely different side of Abasi’s guitar playing.