"The band just sent out a tweet with a mysterious Japanese text which translates as 'Hachiko Square Shibuya, Friday 18:59', referring to the square in Tokyo, Japan. Is it a webcast, a surprise show or are Radiohead just giving us something to do?" [At Ease] (thx Hiro)

In related news, Kelly Clarkson of "Since You've Been Gone" (and stuff after that) fame says her new album "was influenced by Prince, Tina Turner, Sheryl Crow, Radiohead." Hmmm. Radiohead's new album is out this Saturday. The band's co-manager Chris Hufford says...

"that the move to make Radiohead's eighth studio album The King Of Limbs available to download on Saturday February 19 via bespoke website, more than a month before a physical release via XL Recordings, is a "logical progression" from the release strategy behind previous album In Rainbows.

He explained that Courtyard and the band learned what aspects of the In Rainbows release worked and what aspects did not during the campaign. The decision was made not to take an 'honesty box' approach with The King Of Limbs, as they had with In Rainbows."

Jonny Greenwood meanwhile is hard at work on a new score, and tickets are on sale for a NYC perormance of another.

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