Thomas Edward Yorke (born 7 October 1968) is an English musician and the main vocalist and songwriter of the rock band Radiohead. A multi-instrumentalist, he mainly plays guitar and keyboards and is noted for his falsetto. He has been described by Rolling Stone as one of the most influential singers of his generation.
Yorke formed Radiohead with schoolmates at Abingdon School in Oxfordshire, and studied at the University of Exeter. In 1991, Radiohead signed to Parlophone; their 1992 debut single, "Creep", made Yorke a celebrity, and Radiohead went on to achieve critical acclaim and sales of over 30 million albums. Yorke's early influences included alternative rock acts such as the Pixies and R.E.M; with Radiohead's fourth album, Kid A (2000), Yorke moved into electronic music, influenced by Warp acts such as Aphex Twin. With the artist Stanley Donwood, Yorke creates artwork for Radiohead albums and his other projects. He o...
|Also performed as||The White Chocolate FarmDr TchockSiSi BakBak|
|Born||7 Oct. 1968 (Age: 53), in Wellingborough|
Rachel Owen (2003-2015)
|Role(s)||PerformerGuitar FamilyGuitarKeyboardVocalInstrument Arranger (strings)ProgrammingArranger|
|Label(s)||XL Recordings[no label]Monkeytown RecordsWarpBeggars JapanBeat RecordsLandgrab_Xurbia_Xendless LimitedWaterTower MusicDazed & Confused Magazine|
|Label management||LLLP, LLP (label founder)Unsustainabubble Ltd. (personal publisher)|