Andy blunda on fire
His voice IS similar to Thom's, but its not like he decided that he wanted to sound like Thom Yorke and then just took it from there.Besides, I love Thom's voice and I love James' too.
Many people will say that paloalto are Radiohead ripoffs, Travis ripoffs, U2 ripoffs, etc.
I feel that you should at least give it a listen at your local music store before deciding NOT to buy it. I guess I must have thought the CD cover looked cool, what with all those buildings and what not. Anyhow, I bought this and was happy with the purchase.