It combines Yorke's electronic music with live instrumentation. A music video for "Ingenue" was released via YouTube on February 28, The album received generally favourable reviews and reached the top ten in several countries, including the UK, US, and Japan. Thom Yorke formed Atoms for Peace in to perform songs from his first solo album, The Eraser After the tour ended in , the band spent three days jamming and recording original material in a Los Angeles studio.
The members bonded over a shared love of afrobeat including Fela Kuti. Describing his role in the sessions as "conducting", Yorke would show the band electronic music he had created and they would recreate it with live instruments.
He said: "The music I do on my laptop is so angular.
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When you get people to play like that, it's so peculiar One of the things we were most excited about was ending up with a record where you weren't quite sure where the human starts and the machine ends.
The first single, " Default ", was released as a download on September 10, Amok has a score of 76 out of on review aggregate site Metacritic , indicating "generally favourable reviews".
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But there are times when it feels the painstaking process used to create it may have assumed a greater importance than the business of actually writing songs Still, when Amok works, the results are spectacular. Slant Magazine wrote: "With such richly diverse membership, it's disappointing that Atoms for Peace is so highly derivative of Yorke and Godrich's recent work They undercut us.
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