Hanson covers Radiohead's 'Optimistic' - but who does it better?

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Time for another installment of Odd Battle of the Bands.

Radiohead, meet Hanson. Hanson, Radiohead. The Mmm, Bop boys, now actual shaving, rocking, older members of the pop music world, take on Thom Yorke's "Optimistic" in this clip (kind of ironic, kind of perfect for them).

Anyway, take a listen - I bet Radiohead has never experienced the level of screaming teen lust you can hear in the background - and then enjoy a live version of the original below. You be the judge.

And for the control subject, here's the "Kid A" album version:

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