Radiohead not keen on making new album

Radiohead may not make another album as their last LP nearly “killed” them.

Radiohead may not make another album as their last LP nearly “killed” them.

Frontman Thom Yorke has revealed the band aren’t ready or willing to throw themselves into the “creative hoo-ha” of recording a follow up to 2007s ‘In Rainbows’.

He said: “None of us want to go into that creative hoo-ha of a long play record again. Not straight off.

“I mean, it's just become a real drag. It worked with 'In Rainbows', because we had a real fixed idea about where we were going.

“But we've all said that we can't possibly dive into that again. It'll kill us."

The band – which is comprised of Yorke, guitarist Jonny Greenwood, drummer Phil Selway, bassist Colin Greenwood and guitarist Ed O'Brien - is not, however, totally defunct.

They released a new track via their website last week in tribute to the last British World War I veteran to pass away, Harry Patch, who died aged 111 last month.

All proceeds raised from the song, titled ‘Harry Patch (In Memory Of)’, will be donated to the Royal British Legion – the UK’s leading military charity.

Speaking about the inspiration behind the song, Thom said: “I had heard a very emotional interview with him a few years ago on BBC Radio 4.

“The way he talked about war had a profound effect on me. It became the inspiration for a song that we happened to record a few weeks before his death. It was done live in an abbey. I very much hope the song does justice to his memory as the last survivor.

“It would be very easy for our generation to forget the true horror of war, without the likes of Harry to remind us. I hope we do not forget."

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