Tag: Nigel Godrich

The Smile Builds an Alternate Universe Radiohead on A Light for Attracting Attention

Fifty-nine seconds into “The Same,” the first track from The Smile’s debut release A Light for Attracting Attention, the unmistakable voice of Thom Yorke begins singing about how “we are all the same” atop a sci-fi pulse of piano, acoustic guitar, and analog synthesizers. There’s no easy release from the tension of the song’s slowly […]

May 13, 2022

The Smile Revels in Creepy Stop-Motion on ‘Thin Thing’ Video

The Radiohead side-project The Smile has unveiled yet another new song, “Thin Thing,” ahead of the Friday (May 13) release of their anticipated debut album, A Light for Attracting Attention. The track is accompanied by a creepy, black and white stop-motion animation video directed by Cristobal Leon and Joaquín Cocina, which features vintage technology being […]

May 9, 2022

Thom Yorke and Jonny Greenwood to Debut New Band the Smile During Glastonbury Livestream

Radiohead’s Thom Yorke and Jonny Greenwood have formed a new band with drummer Tom Skinner and producer Nigel Godrich called the Smile. The quartet, which got its name from a Ted Hughes poem, is slated to make its debut tonight during Glastonbury’s ticketed Live At Worthy Farm livestream event today. “We’re truly honoured that Thom and Jonny […]

May 22, 2021