Atoms For Peace
The greatest power of music is its ability to convey messages and stories of all kinds through the compilation of individual notes and, sometimes, lyrics. Thom Yorke has never been shy of using his music to speak of politics and the state of modern society. Today, he brings to the music world a new album he has recorded with Nigel Godrich, Flea, Joey Waronker, and Mauro Refosco under the name Atoms For Peace. What is this mix of fantastical noises and words, named after a speech made by Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1953, trying to express? Have a listen here and decide for yourself.