Thom Yorke Reveals 'Atoms For Peace' Album Details

Flea from Red Hot Chili Peppers is part of the lineup for the Radiohead frontman's side-project, which releases its first full-length album in February.

Thom Yorke Reveals 'Atoms For Peace' Album Details
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Thom Yorke has revealed details of the new album from his supergroup Atoms For Peace, which includes Flea from Red Hot Chili Peppers in its lineup. Titled "Amok", the album will be release via XL Records on February 25th and is available for pre-order on CD or vinyl now. It follows the release of single "Default", which you can hear in the player below. Producer Nigel Godrich has been working with Yorke on the album for two years, but production of the Radiohead album "King Of Limbs" and its resulting tour held up the project, according to Rolling Stone. The Atoms For Peace lineup was originally formed to tour Yorke's solo electronic album, but discovered a "really good energy" between the players and decided to form a proper band. "I'm still reeling from being on tour for much of the year but we are planning to get together and play next year," Yorke wrote on the Radiohead website. "We're figuring all that out right now. Atoms is a ongoing and open ended project, where it leads I know not for certain... which is what is nice about it." See the video for Atoms For Peace "Default" here:
Atoms For Peace "Amok" Tracklist: 01. Before Your Very Eyes 02. Default 03. Ingenue 04. Dropped 05. Unless 06. Stuck Together Pieces 07. Judge Jury and Executioner 08. Reverse Running 09. Amok

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    -Retro-
    Really looking forward to this, too bad there's only 9 tracks.
    Joshwalad
    I really don't understand why people complain about less tracks on an album. It's less likely to feel to drag. I can't wait for this either.
    x_hud
    What really ticks me off about some Radiohead fans whining about Jonny not playing guitar is that the band, Radiohead, does not make music for you. Bands make music for themselves. Its quite selfish to think otherwise.
    daorange
    Thom... one of the most talanted musicians.
    Lightning_Ray
    I've been seriouly expecting for a collaboration between Yorke and Frusciante, I mean, they love each other's work and have mutual respect, why won't they do something together?
    vinnym86
    Sounds awesome, though Flea is a much smaller presence on this than what I would have anticipated
    beineken
    Jonny played plenty of guitar on King of Limbs. Watch the "From the Basement" performance of that album if you need a reason to love Radiohead again.
    Anjohl
    More mumbling over squawks and beeps, just what music needs.
    jrodgers
    Don't worry, I'll get hosed down by -1's with you here, because god forbid anyone ever criticize Radiohead. I'm pretty tired of the squawks and beeps too. It was cool and novel back on Kid A, but enough already
    mrmckaid
    Just don't listen to it. Problem solved.
    jrodgers
    Problem NOT solved. Some of us, when we buy a new Radiohead record, want to hear Jonny Greenwood play guitar on it. Or maybe just some acoustic instruments in general
    mrmckaid
    I wouldn't buy this album if you're looking for Jonny. It's a different band completely.
    L2112Lif
    Here, let's role-play. I'll be Thom, you be yourself. "Oh, I'm sorry that my musicianship offends you, let me just put away all my integrity to give you what you want rather than make what I've been working on. Or, wait. How about no?"