Tag: The Smile

Watch Cillian Murphy in Video for The Smile’s ‘Pana-vision’

The Smile has extended its creative partnership with the hit Netflix British drama Peaky Blinders via a new video for its song “Pana-vision” starring the show’s Cillian Murphy. “Pana-vision” previously debuted in an April episode of the show’s sixth and final season and can be found on the Thom Yorke and Jonny Greenwood-led group’s debut […]

July 20, 2022

The 30 Best Songs of 2022 (So Far)

It’s almost absurd how much good music — universally acclaimed, big-ticket, year-end contender music — came out in 2022’s first five months. It’s hard to imagine the next seven matching that pace. We’ve heard soul-bearing rap songs (Kendrick Lamar), future windows-down rock classics (Momma), loads of elite-level Thom Yorke (The Smile) — the list, literally, goes […]

June 3, 2022

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

The Smile Reveal Details for Debut Album A Light for Attracting Attention

So far, Radiohead side-project The Smile has only released a trio of singles and a lengthy livestream. There hadn’t been any news about a Smile full-length — until today. Light for Attracting Attention will be out on May 13, 2022 on XL Recordings. The album was produced by frequent Radiohead collaborator Nigel Godrich. Radiohead’s Thom […]

April 20, 2022

The Smile, Thom Yorke Release New Music In Peaky Blinders

The Smile, the band featuring Radiohead’s Thom Yorke and Jonny Greenwood, and Yorke himself debuted new music tonight (April 3) in the BBC show Peaky Blinders. The Smile’s “Pana-vision” and Yorke’s instrumental “That’s How Horses Are” are both available now on streaming platforms through XL Recordings. [embedded content][embedded content] “Pana-vision” is the fourth track to […]

April 3, 2022

The Smile, Radiohead Side Project, Release New Song ‘Skrting on the Surface’

The Smile — the group consisting of Radiohead’s Thom Yorke and Jonny Greenwood, and Sons Of Kemet’s Tom Skinner —  released their third single, “Skrting On The Surface” along with an accompanying video via XL recordings. [embedded content][embedded content] The video was filmed in 16mm black and white, directed by Mark Jenkin, the BAFTA-winning writer, […]

March 17, 2022