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"Mexican Radiohead" Ranked

They're Cafe Tacuba, who are IMO the best Mexican rock band ever! Not saying they sound exactly like Radiohead, but their musical journey just reminds me of them. So I'm gonna be adding some Radiohead album comparisons if y'all want to check them out.
1Cafe Tacuba
Cuatro Caminos


This is like their Hail to the thief, which in fact came out the same year. Cuatro Caminos was produced by Dave Fridmann (Flaming Lips) and Andrew Weiss (Ween) so you can expect some interesting ideas from this album.
2Cafe Tacuba
Re


This is their sophomore album and often considered their Magnum opus just like The Bends was for Radiohead. Yet, don't expect this to sound anything like The Bends as this record is heavily influenced by Latin folk music combined with alternative sensibilities.
3Cafe Tacuba
Rev├ęs/Yo Soy


Their most experimental record by far. It features both electronic and psychedelic elements combined with their signature folk sound. Since this is a double disk, you can think of Reves, which is pure folktronica, like their Kid A, and Yo Soy, which is by far their weirdest record like their Amnesiac.
4Cafe Tacuba
Jei Beibi


Their most recent record that was released a couple months ago. The textures on this beauty remind me a lot of in Rainbows. AOTY for me!
5Cafe Tacuba
El objeto antes llamado disco


Short, sweet, and perhaps their most underrated record to date. The King of limbs will definitely come to mind.
6Cafe Tacuba
Cafe Tacuba


They sure started off strong with their debut that it actually set them apart from their contemporaries. Although, it does have a lot of interesting ideas that weren't exactly well executed, those ideas were later refined in their next album Re. So just for the sake of the Radiohead comparison this is like their Pablo Honey, but I still think this is a strong debut.
7Cafe Tacuba
Avalancha de Exitos


This is technically an album with a bunch of covers, however, it's their first instance experimenting with different styles they never touched on just like Ok Computer with Radiohead minus the cover part of course.
8Cafe Tacuba
Sino


This is their most melancholic album. It can be a little dull at times, but it has a nice beach boys influence as well as some cool funk elements. I would compare this to AMSP for the melancholic feel, but AMSP is much better at keeping things intriguing despite the pace.
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