Radiohead’s Thom Yorke blasts the banks at Spanish festival

Radiohead singer Thom Yorke slammed the Spanish banks during their headlining set at the BBK festival in Bilbao this weekend. The band were headlining the Spanish festival when he urged fans to take to the streets over the actions of the banking sector and its effect on the country's economy. The comments were especially controversial since the festival was sponsored by savings bank Bilbao Bizkaia Kutxa (BBK).

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Radiohead singer Thom Yorke slammed the Spanish banks during their headlining set at the BBK festival in Bilbao this weekend.

The band were headlining the Spanish festival when he urged fans to take to the streets over the actions of the banking sector and its effect on the country’s economy. The comments were especially controversial since the festival was sponsored by savings bank Bilbao Bizkaia Kutxa (BBK).

In-between the band playing “The Daily Mail” and “Myxamatosis”, Yorke said: “We know in Spain you’re having a lot of trouble. Cuts cuts, no money no money. Well we think you should be taking to the streets. Someone stole that money off you. The banks.”

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