Monday, June 17, 2024

Radiohead Fans: Thom Yorke Composing Music for Broadway Play with Clive Owen


Someone call the Karma Police! Dronemeister Thom Yorke of Radiohead fame is composing music for a Broadway play.

That’s right. Yorke is joining the Roundabout Theater production of Harold Pinter’s “Old Times” starring Clive Owen, Eve Best, and Kelly Reilly. Douglas Hodge is directing, and the show opens October 6th for a short run.

Yorke says in a press release: ““It’s been a pleasure working with Doug on my first stage production. I’ve enjoyed exploring through music the script’s themes of love and memory as well as Pinter’s rhythms, twists and turns.”

OK, sounds like fun. Here’s a little Radiohead for a Monday morning:

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