While the members of On A Friday, the band that later became Radiohead, were on a break as they attended college, Thom Yorke was a member of a band called Headless Chickens. This is a video of a circa-1989 performance by the band of "High and Dry", a song that later on Radiohead's second album, The Bends, released in 1995. Tags: music Radiohead Thom Yorke video
Sounds like: SOHN, James Blake, Thom Yorke Song: Kwabs - Look Over Your Shoulder (Prod. by SOHN) What's so good? A little over two years ago, SOHN came fresh to the scene and electrified the dark synth-pop movement. From both EPs, The...Show More Summary
In addition to guesting with Portishead, Thom Yorke played a surprise set at the UK’s Latitude festival this past Sunday, and as Pitchfork points out, the Yorke-inspired Tumblr Rabbit In My Headlights has fan-made video of the full set. Longtime Radiohead producer and Atoms For Peace bandmate Nigel Godrich accompanied Yorke. Their set included music […]
Photo via Nigel Godrich's Twitter Last month, Thom Yorke announced a performance in Tokyo, the first indication that he would tour in support of last year's solo album Tomorrow's Modern Boxes. Over the weekend, after teasing an appearance...Show More Summary
Some of the best Heads in music (barring Talking) came together when Thom Yorke made a surprise appearance during Portishead’s encore at England’s Latitude Festival on Saturday. …Read More
Thom Yorke hinted that he'd be a surprise performer at this weekend's Latitude Festival, but the Radiohead singer had more in store for the Suffolk, England fest than just his first concert of 2015: Yorke appeared onstage during Portishead's Saturday set to join in on "The Rip" off the band's 2008...
As Nigel Godrich hinted, Thom Yorke made a surprise appearance at the second day of the UK’s Latitude Festival yesterday. Portishead’s brought the Radiohead frontman out for the encore of their headlining set, and they performed “The Rip” off of Portishead’s 2008 album Third together (which Radiohead have covered before). Watch fan-footage of the surprise […]
Radiohead frontman had a busy day at UK's Latitude Festival.
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Photo by Erez Avissar This weekend marks the 10th edition of Latitude Festival, taking place in Suffolk, England. Tonight's headliner at the Obelisk stage, Portishead, brought out a surprise guest for their encore: Thom Yorke. The band and Yorke performed "The Rip", off 2008's Third. Show More Summary
The first performance behind Tomorrow's Modern Boxes.
Thom Yorke might be playing a surprise set at England’s Latitude Festival today. As NME reports, Radiohead producer/friend Nigel Godrich just tweeted the album cover of Yorke’s 2014 solo outing Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes along with the Latitude logo, which certainly seems like a pretty big hint, although there’s no confirmation or details just yet. Ed […]
This week, some rare footage surfaced of Thom Yorke performing "High and Dry" with his pre-Radiohead band Headless Chickens. Shaun McCrindle, the same person who filmed that show, has unearthed even more performance footage. Once again, it's a college-aged Yorke, and this time he's sporting a crazy haircut. Show More Summary
In which Yorke howls like an otherworldly creature.
Earlier this week, we saw footage of a very young Thom Yorke playing “High And Dry” with Headless Chickens, the band he fronted before Radiohead. Well, the vintage-Yorke-on-film well is even deeper than that. And now we get to see him, along with some Exeter University classmates, playing a “contemporary classical concert” circa 1990. The […]
Back in 1989, before Radiohead became perhaps the most acclaimed group of the ’90s, frontman Thom Yorke was singing for a melodic little punk band in Exeter called the Headless Chickens. Some Redditors have dug up footage of one of the...Show More Summary
Before he hit it big with Radiohead, Thom Yorke went to University of Exeter and joined the band Headless Chickens. Now, archival footage of Yorke in his college band has been posted to YouTube, including an early, faster version of "High and Dry" off Radiohead's sophomore album The Bends. As noted by...
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Before Radiohead’s Thom Yorke was a global superstar helping Iranian couples smooth over their troubled marriages, he was just another babyfaced bloke in an oversized T-shirt having a blast with his college band. That’s evident fromShow More Summary
Very cool, very rare video of what appears to be baby Thom Yorke performing "High and Dry" with his pre-Radiohead, Exeter University band Headless Chickens has surfaced via Reddit. Best guesstimates peg the previously unseen footage at around 1989, six years before Yorke would release the song with Radiohead, which made... More »