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Thom Yorke and his all-star band make live debut

Thom Yorke debuted new material on Friday night in LA accompanied by his all-star backing band. The Radiohead singer played several new songs with his new band which features Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea, REM collaborator Joey Waronker, Brazilian multi-instrumentalist Mauro Refosco, and legendary producer Nigel Godrich.

Tickets for the 'secret' gig at the Echoplex venue sold out within minutes with some fans reported to have paid up to $3000 online to witness the performance. Celebrity punters included Kim Gordon from Sonic Youth, actress Ellen Page as well as star producer Rick Rubin.

Yorke and his new cohorts played a high energy 50-minute punctuated by songs from his 2006 solo offering 'The Eraser' before showcasing a number of new songs during the encore. Yorke appeared in great form bopping around the stage and enjoying some lighthearted banter with the crowd.

Thom Yorke played: 'The Eraser' 'Analyse' 'The Clock' 'Black Swan' 'Skip Divided' 'Atoms For Peace' 'And It Rained All Night' 'Harrowdown Hill' 'Cymbal Rush' 'Open The Floodgates' 'Lotus Flower' 'Skirting On The Surface' 'Judge, Jury, Executioner' 'Paperbag Writer' 'The Hollow Earth' 'Feeling Pulled Apart By Horses'

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