Radiohead – The King of Limbs: Live from the Basement on July 1st!

Radiohead will be performing The King Of Limbs live on July 1st!  From BBC:

BBC Worldwide Music Television has signed a deal with Radiohead to distribute internationally a new and exclusive live performance of Radiohead’s eighth album, ‘The King of Limbs’.

Radiohead – The King of Limbs: Live From The Basement is a 55-minute performance from one of the most successful and critically acclaimed acts of their generation, who have sold over 30 million albums worldwide. The programme will feature the notoriously elusive band performing the entirety of their celebrated new album in a studio setting with some additional behind the scenes material. It is scheduled to be the first time that the grammy-award winners are captured on camera this year.

The King of Limbs album was released digitally in February 2011 and physically at the end of March 2011, yet this exclusive performance will be the first time the band will have played this collection of songs in public. The band will be performing for acclaimed music show ‘From the Basement’, the brain child of production genius Nigel Godrich, who has either engineered or produced all of Radiohead’s albums since The Bends and has worked with a variety of international acts including Paul McCartney, U2, R.E.M and Air.

You can read the entire thing here

Radiohead – The King of Limbs: Live from the Basement becomes available to international broadcasters in June and is embargoed for broadcast until 1st July 2011. The programme is filmed in HD, will have no audience and no presenter – just a rare opportunity to see an intimate performance from one of the greatest bands in the world.


Thanks to Grel for sending this to me!

Will Chieftan Mews be on this broadcast?


Chieftan Mews Tweets

It looks as if Cheiftan Mews will not be appearing in this broadcast according to thie message he sent out on Twitter:

“@dillygent @FTBLive @radiohead @BBC6Music: The demand is there but your offer is too low! Insulting at best. SPEAK TO MY AGENTS! ␄”



Here is their last From The Basement performance for In Rainbows


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