TOMORROW`S MODERN BOXES

Album Release: Fri 26 Sep 2014

Thom's second solo album, produced by Nigel Godrich, with artwork by Stanley Donwood.

 

All songs written and composed by Yorke, except 'Guess Again' (Yorke and Greenwood).

 

The album blends Yorke's singing and piano playing with electronic beats and textures.

 

Released independently via a paid-for BitTorrent bundle on 26 Sep 2014. He and Godrich expressed their wish to find 'an effective way of handing some control of internet commerce back to people who are creating the work'.

 

Downloaded over a million times within six days of release, becoming the most torrented album (excluding piracy) of 2014. By Feb 2015, it had been downloaded over 4.5 million times.

 

A vinyl edition was also sold from the official site, and in Aug 2015 a CD edition was released in Japan by Hostess Entertainment.

 

On 26 Dec 2014, released on the online music shop Bandcamp alongside a new song 'Youwouldn'tlikemewhenI'mangry'.

 

The album received generally positive reviews, and Rolling Stone named it one of the best of 2014.