Oxford Bands Recreate Radiohead’s ‘The Bends’ For The BBC

March 4, 2010 by  

BBC Oxford Introducing has today launched a project to showcase the region?s new and established musical talent in celebration of their 5th Birthday as Oxford?s local music radio show.

The team has decided to recreate The Bend , by Oxford’s very own Radiohead and call it ‘Round The Bends’.

Local band Stornoway kick off the album with their version of Planet Telex, while Richard Walters and Little Fish also play tracks on the album.

‘Round The Bends’ also features various new Oxford based discoveries from the last 12 months, such as The Scholars, Spring Offensive and Ute.

The BBC will aslo hold a Oxford Introducing gig to showcasse the album, which takes place on Saturday 6 March at the O2 Academy and will feature Little Fish, The Winchell Riots, Ute and Spring Offensive.

For information on how to get tickets visit www.bbc.co.uk/oxford/introducing

The album is due to be released on 4 March 2010 on iTunes. 49p from every individual track downloaded and ?4.90 from every album downloaded will benefit the BBC Children In Need Appeal