NPR FOR THE DEAF: We Hear It Even When You Can’t

thom-yorke-2.jpgON FRESH AIR TODAY:
Thom Yorke is the lead singer and songwriter of the band Radiohead which has released six critically acclaimed records and explored the boundaries between rock and electronic music. Spin,magazine named Radiohead’s OK Computer the number one album of the past twenty years. Thom Yorke’s new solo CD The Eraser is his first release without the band. This interview originally aired on Jul. 12, 2006. ALSO: Singer and songwriter Stuart Murdoch is the front man of the indie pop band from Scotland, Belle & Sebastian. The seven-member band includes a guitarist, bassist, keyboardist, violinist, cellist, drummer and trumpeter. This year they completed their seventh album, The Life Pursuit. When they began a decade ago the band released only singles, refused to speak to the press, or to appear in press photos. This interview originally aired on Mar. 6, 2006.Listen to this story...

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