Thom Yorke

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Legal name: Thomas Edward Yorke, Thomas Yorke

Also performs as: Dr Tchock

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Thomas Edward "Thom" Yorke (born 7 October 1968) is an English musician, singer, and songwriter. He is the lead singer and principal songwriter of the bands Radiohead and Atoms for Peace, known for his use of falsetto. As a multi-instrumentalist, he mainly plays guitar and piano, but also plays synthesizer, bass guitar, and drums among other instruments, and makes use of electronic equipment such as samplers and drum machines; later Radiohead albums credit him with playing "laptop". In the 1990s, Yorke was known as a rock musician, but the 2000 Radiohead album Kid A saw his work expand into electronic music. He has released two solo albums: The Eraser (2006) and Tomorrow's Modern Boxes (2014). Outside music, Yorke is a political activist on behalf of human rights, environmentalist and anti-war causes.

In 2002, Q magazine named Yorke the sixth most powerful figure in music, and Radiohead were ranked number 73 in Rolling Stone's "100 Greatest Artists of All Time" in 2005. A 2005 poll by Blender and MTV2 saw Yorke voted the 18th greatest singer of all time, and in 2008, he was ranked 66th in Rolling Stone's "100 Greatest Singers of All Time" list.

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Discography

Album

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
2006 The Eraser Thom Yorke 4.65 5
2014 Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes Thom Yorke 2
Tomorrow's Modern Boxes Thom Yorke 0

Album + Remix

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
2008 The Eraser Rmxs Remix Thom Yorke 2

Single

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
2006 Harrowdown Hill Thom Yorke 4
2006 Analyse Thom Yorke 2
2009 All for the Best / Ciao My Shining Star Thom Yorke / Mark Mulcahy 1
2009 Feeling Pulled Apart by Horses Thom Yorke 2
2011 Ego / Mirror Burial + Four Tet + Thom Yorke 4.5 1
2011 Shipwreck Modeselektor with Thom Yorke 1
2012 Twist / Stuck Together Thom Yorke 1
2012 This Modeselektor with Thom Yorke 4 1

EP

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
2006 Spitting Feathers Thom Yorke 1

Remix

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
2007 And It Rained All Night (Burial remix) / Skip Divided (Modeselektor remix) / Analyse (Various remix) Remix Thom Yorke 1
2007 Atoms for Peace (Four Tet remix) / Black Swan (Cristian Vogel Spare Parts remix) / Black Swan (Vogel Bonus Beat Eraser remix) Remix Thom Yorke 1
2007 The Clock (Surgeon remix) / Harrowdown Hill (The Bug remix) / Cymbal Rush (The Field Late Night Essen und Trinken remix) Remix Thom Yorke 2

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