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Los Angeles, California, United States (2009 – present)

Atoms for Peace is an and group formed in late 2009 in Los Angeles, California, United States. The group consists of Radiohead lead singer Thom Yorke (vocals, guitars, and piano), Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea (bass guitar), longtime Radiohead producer Nigel Godrich (keyboards, synths), Joey Waronker of Beck and R.E.M. (drums), and Brazilian instrumentalist Mauro Refosco (percussion). Their debut album, Amok, became available for streaming on February 18, 2013, and was released on February 25, 2013.

The band shares a name with both the 1953 speech by American president Dwight D. Eisenhower and a song from Yorke’s debut solo album The Eraser. On their website, under their name, is the phrase “Nerth Nuclerek? Na Vynnav” which is in the Cornish language and can be translated as Nuclear Power? No Thanks. This is the text from the Smiling Sun anti nuclear power logo, which has been translated into at least 49 languages, including Cornish.

Thom Yorke has stated that the members of Atoms for Peace bonded over a shared love of the music of , and said in an interview that the debut album was “the product of getting together, getting wasted and listening to Fela Kuti.”

http://www.atomsforpeace.info

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  • VGKS

    first four songs are great, last four are shit (except reverse running;solid).

    19 Apr 11:08am Reply
  • ColonelTheSlav

    What you need is a typing lesson.

    18 Apr 8:53pm Reply
  • workinj

    you dont need money its the root of all evil, and the message is love and happiness!

    26 Mar 5:20am Reply
  • badtea

    Бифо ё вери айс :3

    20 Mar 7:21am Reply
  • SaaBBaa

    Page: https://www.facebook.com/OnlyRockandRocksteady :3

    15 Mar 6:10am Reply
  • lejk_ap_nijo

    Reverse Running is the masterpiece of the universe.

    16 Feb 9:58am Reply
  • WS9167

    @OcellatedGod: That was sarcasm, actually.

    14 Feb 12:23pm Reply
  • WS9167

    Beck and REM aside, Joey Waronker was in Walt Mink. I just found this connection and my mind is blown.

    14 Feb 12:22pm Reply
  • HaHaHaYoureDead

    том Йорк просто находится в своем материале, есть нормальные песни, но в общем и целом это такой акустический альбом ДДТ начала 90-х, то есть ничего нового, но фоннатам понравится

    12 Feb 4:09pm Reply
  • aline4away

    QUE DELÍCIA por que não parei pra escutar isso antes?

    29 Jan 2:35am Reply
  • OcellatedGod

    come on guys, you could just support musicians and buy it. [2] Ideally buy the CDs so you get your music in proper lossless quality as you should.

    23 Jan 9:10pm Reply
  • gleison_rodolfo

    Tem tanta coisa misturada que nao da mais pra saber o que é do Thom Yorke, Do Radiohead ou do AFP

    30 Dec 2013 Reply
  • Carpe4Diem

    Before Your Very Eyes...

    25 Dec 2013 Reply
  • kondisi

    мне нужно срочно противоядие от них

    21 Dec 2013 Reply
  • infinisis

    Shamefully underated.

    18 Dec 2013 Reply
  • WS9167

    come on guys, you could just support musicians and buy it. Ideally on amazon.

    13 Dec 2013 Reply
  • n0xi0us

    put your shit back on spotify [3]

    10 Dec 2013 Reply
  • Brickfaced

    put your shit back on spotify [2]

    9 Dec 2013 Reply
  • victimofkratina

    put your shit back on spotify.

    7 Dec 2013 Reply
  • in_redbluegreen

    <333333333333333333

    20 Nov 2013 Reply
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