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The Smile Release New Track; “Bending Hectic”

The Smile is an exciting band that has taken the music scene by storm with their unique sound and captivating performances. Comprised of three incredibly talented musicians, Thom Yorke, Jonny Greenwood, and Tom Skinner, The Smile brings together a wealth of experience and creativity. Thom Yorke, known as the lead vocalist of the acclaimed band Radiohead, showcases his distinctive vocal range and emotive songwriting. Jonny Greenwood, renowned for his instrumental versatility and experimental approach, adds layers of sonic brilliance to the band’s compositions. Tom Skinner, a talented drummer and producer, contributes dynamic rhythms that drive their music forward. Together, The Smile creates a sonic landscape that transcends genres, captivating listeners with their innovative approach to music-making.

The Smile recently released their mesmerizing new song titled “Bending Hectic.” This sonic masterpiece pushes boundaries and challenges conventional notions of music. “Bending Hectic” combines intricate melodies, haunting lyrics, and a hypnotic rhythm that draws listeners into an immersive sonic experience. The song explores themes of introspection and existentialism, with Thom Yorke’s ethereal vocals effortlessly conveying raw emotion. The intricate instrumental arrangements by Jonny Greenwood create a rich tapestry of sounds that evolve throughout the song, captivating the audience with each twist and turn. With its thought-provoking lyrics and mesmerizing composition, “Bending Hectic” is a must-listen for music enthusiasts craving a unique and immersive musical journey.

Yesterday, the band embarked on an extensive tour of North America. Thom Yorke, Jonny Greenwood, and Tom Skinner kicking off the 19-date excursion on Wednesday 21 June with their first-ever performance in Mexico City. After two nights, they will then go on to the United States and Canada, marking The Smile’s debut live performances in every city they play — with the exception of New York where they’ll return to headline Forest Hills Stadium on 7 July. For more information or to buy tickets, head to Following the tour, the band will return to the studio to continue working on new material.  

Listen to “Bending Hectic” by The Smile here –

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