The Smile, the new group comprising Radiohead’s Thom Yorke and Jonny Greenwood and Sons Of Kemet’s Tom Skinner, have today revealed a new track The Smoke and its accompanying lyric video, created by the BAFTA-winning writer and director Mark Jenkin. The Smoke is the follow up to the band’s debut single You Will Never Work In Television Again.
The Smile will play three consecutive live shows across sixteen hours and three timezones at Magazine London this weekend, on the 29 and 30 January. Performing in the round to a sold-out, seated audience, the three shows will be simultaneously broadcast in real-time, via livestream to a global audience.
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Due to the overwhelming demand for in-person tickets to the gigs, the band recently launched a worldwide ticket ballot, offering a pair of tickets for every country in the world across the three shows. Those limited tickets are now sold out but for more information on streaming tickets to the band’s unique, debut live shows, please visit The Smile here.
Showcasing The Smile’s unreleased material, the livestream is directed by the award-winning Paul Dugdale and produced by Driift. As well as being able to join a show from home, the gigs will be also be streaming at participating independent venues and cinemas across UK, Europe and USA, via Rippla. Further information here.
The show times are as follows:
BROADCAST #1: London – 8pm Sat. / New York – 3pm Sat. / Los Angeles – 12pm Sat. / Sydney – 7am Sun. / Tokyo – 5am Sun.
BROADCAST #2: London – 1am Sun. / New York – 8pm Sat. / Los Angeles – 5pm Sat. / Sydney – 12pm Sun. / Tokyo – 10am Sun.
BROADCAST #3: London – 11am Sun. / New York – 6am Sun. / Los Angeles – 3am Sun. / Sydney – 10pm Sun. / Tokyo – 8pm Sun.
All three Broadcasts will also be available to ticketholders as unlimited on-demand replays for 48 hours from 2 pm GMT Sunday 30 January.
The Smile’s brand-new single The Smoke is out now and the band will be releasing further new music in the coming months.