Thom Yorke was bornon 7 October 1968 in Wellingborough, British, is Singer, Musician, Songwriter. A versatile English musician, Thom Yorke is a multifaceted artist best known as the vocalist, songwriter, pianist and guitarist of the rock band Radiohead. Apart from playing the guitar and piano, he is also an expert at playing the drum and the bass guitar. Considered one of the most influential singers of the contemporary era, Yorke’s debut solo album, ‘The Eraser’ received immense critical and commercial success, which catapulted him to instant stardom. As the lead singer of ‘Atoms of Peace’, he was recognised as one of the most influential figures of music and was included in Rolling Stone's "100 Greatest Artists of All Time". Yorke was born with a visual impairment and underwent almost five surgeries, which restored his eyesight. These ailments did not deter his spirits and soon enough, he transformed himself into a cult figure and a youth icon. His popularity and fame also brought out the environmentalist and humanitarian in him as he has spoken about various social and contemporary issues.
In 2009, he worked on a parallel project with Flea, the bassist of Red Hot Chili Peppers and long-time Radiohead producer, Nigel Godrich
After their contract with EMI expired, the band took a decision which allowed their fans to decide the amount they wanted to pay for the copy of the 2007 album, ‘Rainbows’
Their 2003 album, ‘Hail to the Thief’, reflected the apocalyptic post-9/11 world
They released their next album, ‘OK Computer’ in 1997, which catapulted them to international stardom
In 1995, their second album, ‘The Bends’, was released and earned them great critical acclaim and success
In 1992, EMI released the debut EP of Radiohead and "Creep", the album’s single became Radiohead's first charting hit on the Billboard countdown
One of these tapes, ‘Manic Hedgehog’, drew the attention of a recording company, EMI, who signed the group in 1991 for a ‘six album deal’