"'Anyone Can Play Guitar' was a false cursor. Because people thought I was exploring the deep, meaningful side to being a pop star, and there isn't one. You become an icon for a generation, you become a synopsis of thought."
Thom Yorke, somewhat pretentious even at the age of 24, as this May 1993 interview with Andrew Collins in Select indicates.
Amusing to see who else the magazine rated as the indie stars of the day: Kingmaker, Cud, Carter USM, Silverfish, Ned's Atomic Dustbin. Post-Stone Roses and pre-Britpop - the great lost period of British indie? Discuss...
(Thanks to Steve for the link.)