Radiohead’s Thom Yorke Announces Rare Solo Tour


Radiohead and the Smile frontman Thom Yorke has just announced details of a rare solo tour that will take place in October and November. Yorke’s current band, the Smile – featuring his fellow Radiohead bandmate, Jonny Greenwood, along with Tom Skinner – are set to embark on a full-scale European tour that begins in Aarhus, Denmark on June 7 and goes through the end of August. Yorke’s run of solo shows begins on October 23 in Christchurch, New Zealand, and wraps up on November 26 in Kyoto, Japan. Thom released this statement about his upcoming solo tour: “In the autumn in New Zealand, Australia, Singapore and Japan I will be alone on stage trying a new kind of solo show thing playing versions of the songs I have written from my recent and not so recent past.” (Pitchfork)