Thom Yorke
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/960x540/p01bqhw0.jpg
1968-10-07
https://musicbrainz.org/artist/8ed2e0b3-aa4c-4e13-bec3-dc7393ed4d6b

Thom Yorke Biography (Wikipedia)

Thomas Edward "Thom" Yorke (born 7 October 1968) is an English musician best known as the singer and principal songwriter of the alternative rock band Radiohead. A multi-instrumentalist, Yorke mainly plays guitar and piano, but also plays instruments including keyboards, bass, and drums, and works extensively with synthesisers, sequencers and programming. He is known for his falsetto vocals; in 2008, Rolling Stone ranked him the 66th greatest singer of all time.

Yorke was born in 1968 in Northamptonshire. His family moved often before settling in Oxfordshire, where Yorke attended Abingdon School and founded Radiohead with his schoolmates. After he graduated from the University of Exeter, Radiohead signed to Parlophone; their early hit "Creep" made Yorke a celebrity, and Radiohead have gone on to achieve critical acclaim and sales of over 30 million albums. Their fourth album Kid A (2000) saw Yorke and the band move into electronic music, often manipulating his vocals.

In 2006, Yorke released his debut solo album, The Eraser, comprising mainly electronic music. In 2009, to perform The Eraser live, he formed a new band, Atoms for Peace, with musicians including Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea and Radiohead producer Nigel Godrich; they released an album, Amok, in 2013. In 2014, Yorke released his second solo album, Tomorrow's Modern Boxes. He has collaborated with artists including Björk, Flying Lotus and PJ Harvey, and has composed soundtracks for documentaries and theatre. With artist Stanley Donwood, he creates artwork for Radiohead albums.

This entry is from Wikipedia, the user-contributed encyclopedia. It may not have been reviewed by professional editors and is licensed under an Attribution-ShareAlike Creative Commons License. If you find the biography content factually incorrect or highly offensive you can edit this article at Wikipedia. Find out more about our use of this data.

Thom Yorke Performances & Interviews


Thom Yorke Tracks

Sort by

PJ Harvey
This Mess We're In (feat. Thom Yorke)
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p01bqlnt.jpg
link
This Mess We're In (feat. Thom Yorke)
Björk
I've Seen It All
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p01bqhq8.jpg
link
I've Seen It All
Björk
I've Seen It All (feat. Thom Yorke)
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p01bqhq8.jpg
link
I've Seen It All (feat. Thom Yorke)
Mark Pritchard
Beautiful People (feat. Thom Yorke)
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p043zj84.jpg
link
Beautiful People (feat. Thom Yorke)
Flying Lotus
Electric Candyman (feat. Thom Yorke)
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p01bqy8x.jpg
link
Electric Candyman (feat. Thom Yorke)
Flying Lotus
...And The World Laughs With You (feat. Thom Yorke)
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p01bqy8x.jpg
link
...And The World Laughs With You (feat. Thom Yorke)
Thom Yorke
There Is No Ice (For My Drink)
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p01bqhw0.jpg
link
There Is No Ice (For My Drink)
Thom Yorke
Pink Section (Live From Bloc Festival)
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p01bqhw0.jpg
link
Pink Section (Live From Bloc Festival)
Thom Yorke
A Brain In A Bottle (Live From Bloc Festival)
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p01bqhw0.jpg
link
A Brain In A Bottle (Live From Bloc Festival)
Thom Yorke
And It Rained All Night (Burial Remix)
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p01bqhw0.jpg
link
And It Rained All Night (Burial Remix)
Thom Yorke
Atoms For Peace (Four Tet Remix)
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p01bqhw0.jpg
link
Atoms For Peace (Four Tet Remix)
Thom Yorke
A Brain In A Bottle
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p01bqhw0.jpg
link
A Brain In A Bottle
Load more tracks
Playlists featuring Thom Yorke

Latest Thom Yorke News

    10 massive artists rumoured to be releasing albums in 2016
    These are the records we'd really like to hear this year (but may not)
Back to artist