The video sparked the "Dancing Thom Yorke" internet meme, whereby people replaced the video's audio or edited the visuals, and led to the hashtag "#thomdance" to become a trending topic on Twitter.

Thom Yorke's dance routine was choreographed by Wayne McGregor.

The music video was nominated for the Grammy Award for Best Music Video.

"Lotus Flower" is the only song from The King of Limbs to receive an official music video.

Despite charting on a number music charts, receiving three Grammy Awards and getting a music video, the song "Lotus Flower" was never officially released a single off of The King of Limbs.