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Biography

  • Years Active

    2010 – present (10 years)

  • Founded In

    Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, United States

  • Members

    • Flea
    • Joey Waronker
    • Mauro Refosco
    • Nigel Godrich
    • Thom Yorke

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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