Thom Yorke


Thomas Edward Yorke (born 7 October, 1968 in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, England) is best known as the lead singer of the English alternative rock band Radiohead, but he also has a solo career and is also a frontman of the supergroup Atoms for Peace. Career: He mainly plays electric guitar, acoustic guitar and piano, but has also played drums and bass guitar (notably during the Kid A and Amnesiac Radiohead sessions). His debut album The Eraser was released on July 10th 2006 in the UK and onJuly 11th in the US. Two singles were released with the album, Harrowdown Hill and Analyse. The song Black Swan was used as the end theme for the 2006 film adaptation of Philip K. Dick's novel A Scanner Darkly and became a successful hit on American alternative radio in the summer of the same year. Song Analyse was also used at the end credits of the film The Prestige. That year also saw the release of a Japan-only EP Spitting Feathers, which collected together five b-sides from the Analyze and Harrowdown Hill singles. A collection of remixes from The Eraser from such electronic luminaries as Burial, Four Tet, Modeselektor, Various Production and Surgeon were released as MP3 files initially in 2007, followed by a series of limited 12" in 2008. These were eventually released on CD as The Eraser Rmxs album. In 2009, Yorke contributed a new song, Hearing Damage, to the soundtrack for The Twilight Saga: New Moon. Discography: - The Eraser (2006) - Tomorrow's Modern Boxes (2014) ...

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