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Radiohead to release new album on Sunday, premiere “Daydreaming” video

Academy Award-nominated director Paul Thomas Anderson helmed the latest visual

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The wait for Radiohead’s ninth studio album is almost over. The as-yet-untitled LP will be released digitally on Sunday, May 8th at 7pm BST (2pm EST). A physical release is set for June 17th through XL Recordings.

In anticipation, the band has released a new single called “Daydreaming”, along with a music video helmed by Academy Award-nominated director Paul Thomas Anderson.

A gorgeously-helmed clip, it finds frontman Thom Yorke walking through a series of doors and passageways which lead him to various, seemingly unconnected destinations (hotel, hospital, laundromat, convenience store, forest, a family’s kitchen). It all culminates in a strange and strangely satisfying closing scene by a fire. Meanwhile, the song — a sparse, slow-moving, and poignant number led by piano — makes for a perfect soundtrack to the visual. “It’s too late, the damage is done,” Yorke can be heard mourning.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TTAU7lLDZYU

“Daydreaming” follows “Burn the Witch”, which was released earlier this week.

Along with today’s album announcement and new single, Radiohead have shared their a new press photo. Don’t they look nice!

Radiohead - photo Alex Lake

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