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Thom Yorke announces new solo album ‘ANIMA’

Thom Yorke - ANIMA

After teasing new solo music and announcing tour dates, Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke has officially announced his new solo album ANIMA, due out June 27 via XL Recordings. See the album’s tracklisting below; a bonus track, “(Ladies & Gentlemen, Thank You for Coming)” will also appear only on vinyl. Along with the digital, CD, and double vinyl editions, a deluxe double vinyl book is available for preorder, and it includes the album’s lyrics and “many strange drawings done in pencil by Stanley Donwood & Dr Tchock.” More info about the 40-page book: “printed onto Italian Fedrigoni Special Brown material paper and section sewn, the book is made up with an exposed orange cloth spine and orange gilt edging and finished with Bodonian Binding.”

In addition to the album, Thom is releasing a “one reeler” short film by Paul Thomas Anderson, also called ANIMA, and soundtracked by three songs from the new album. It’s screening in select IMAX theaters on June 26 and comes to Netflix on June 27; watch a trailer for it below.

Ahead of the album’s announcement, Thom shared a video of ANIMA projections on NYC’s Guggenheim Museum. As multiple r/radiohead users pointed out, the projections look similar to those in unreleased track “Two Feet Off The Ground,” which was previously played during a 2015 rag & bone runway fashion show and appeared on setlists during Thom’s 2018 solo dates with Nigel Godrich and Tarik Barri.

Another ad for the now slightly less mysterious “Anima Technologies” also appeared in today’s AM New York, following a similar ad that appeared in the Dallas Observer previously.

Thom goes on a North American tour with Nigel and Tarik in support of the new material starting in September. See all of his upcoming dates below.

ANIMA Tracklisting
TRAFFIC
LAST I HEARD (…HE WAS CIRCLING THE DRAIN)
TWIST
DAWN CHORUS
I AM A VERY RUDE PERSON
NOT THE NEWS
THE AXE
IMPOSSIBLE KNOTS
RUNWAYAWAY

Thom Yorke: 2019 Tour
July:
2nd – Cologne, Germany – Palladium
3rd – Frankfurt, Germany – Jahrhunderthalle
4th – Montreux, Switzerland – Montreux Jazz Festival
6th – Ewijk, Netherlands – Down The Rabbit Hole Festival
7th – Paris, France – Philharmonie de Paris, Days Off Festival
8th – Paris, France – Philharmonie de Paris, Days Off Festival
11th – Bilbao, Spain – BBK Live Festival
13th – Lisbon, Portugal – NOS Alive Festival
16th – Barolo, Italy – Collisioni Festival
17th – Codroipo, Italy – Villa Manin
18th – Ferrara, Italy – Piazza Castello
20th – Perugia, Italy – Arena Santa Giuliana, Umbria Jazz Festival
21st – Rome, Italy – Roma Summer Fest, Cavea
26th – Yuzawa-Cho, Japan – Fuji Rock Festival
28th – Seoul, South Korea – Olympic Hall

September:
26th – Laval, Quebec – Place Bell
27th – Toronto – Scotiabank Arena
28th – Pittsburgh – Stage AE
30th – Columbus – Express Live!

October:
4th – Austin – Austin City Limits Music Festival – Zilker Park
6th – Atlanta – Fox Theatre
9th – New Orleans – Mahalia Jackson Theatre for the Performing Arts
11th – Austin – Austin City Limits Music Festival – Zilker Park
18th – Berkeley – Greek Theatre
20th – Seattle – Paramount Theatre
21st – Vancouver – Orpheum
22nd – Portland – The Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
25th – Santa Barbara – Santa Barbara Bowl
26th – Las Vegas – The Chelsea at the Cosmopolitan
29th – Los Angeles – Greek Theatre

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