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Andy Yorke

Biography

Although his elder sibling’s fame may threaten to outshine his own accomplishments, singer/songwriter Andy Yorke (whose brother, Thom Yorke, found worldwide success with Radiohead) is a reliable musician in his own correct. Blessed in 1972, he initial increased to prominence with Amazing Truth, a Brit-pop music group that enjoyed a short stick to the U.K. graphs during the past due ’90s. The group released its final record in 2000, and point Yorke came back to university and began producing preparations for the solo career. Basic, his first single effort, found its way to 2008.

Quick Facts


Full Name Andy Yorke
Profession Singer-songwriter
Nationality English
Siblings Thom Yorke
Music Groups Unbelievable Truth
Music Songs Let It Be True, Twist of the Knife, Ode to a Friend, Found the Road, Always by Your Side, Mathilda, One in a Million, Lay Down, Bring You Home, Rise and Fall, Surrender, Simple, Roses, Diamant
Albums Simple, Almost Here, sorrythankyou, Misc. Music
Movies Ian Hunter: Just Another Night: Live at Astoria


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#Fact
1 Recording the seventh Radiohead album. [November 2006]
2 New album "In Rainbows" was released in 2007, employing a new method of distribution: the record is only available from www.Radiohead.com, and the fans can pick the price. Traditional CD release expected next year, in early 2008.
3 Daughter Agnes born October 2004
4 Drives a Fiat Punto.
5 His album "Hail to the Thief" was bootlegged two months prior to its release, which is a record. Despite suggestions to release the album earlier to counteract against piraters, it was released at the scheduled time and hit number 2 of the charts, which proves that major bootlegging did not drastically affect an album's success.
6 Radiohead albums: "Pablo Honey", "The Bends", "Ok Computer", "Kid A", "Amnesiac", "Hail to the Thief", "In Rainbows" and "The King of Limbs".
7 Thom has had surgery multiple times on his left eye since childhood. None of them have worked completely (obviously).
8 The Radiohead albums 'The Bends' (1995) and 'OK Computer' (1997) are considered seminal works of the 1990s. Yorke is the band's lead singer, guitarist/keyboardist, and songwriter.
9 Opened for Alanis Morissette.
10 Most Radiohead songs originate with his melodies and ideas which are then expanded upon by him and the rest of the band.
11 Was rated Number 15 for Rolling Stone's Top 50 Rock Bands (2001) of all time.
12 Worked as an orderly in a mental hospital.
13 Is a vegetarian.
14 In February 2001, girlfriend Rachel Owens gave birth to Thom's first child, Noah. Daughter Agnes born October 2004.
15 Supplied his voice to the film Velvet Goldmine (1998). His voice is used as Brian Slade's in two of the songs performed in the film. In Bittersweet and 2HB, both Roxy Music covers.


Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Black Mirror 2016 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Late Night with Seth Meyers 2016 TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Voice TV Series writer - 1 episode, 2016 lyrics - 1 episode, 2013
Whiskey Tango Foxtrot 2016 writer: "Nude"
How to Let Go of the World and Love All the Things Climate Can't Change 2016 Documentary writer: "Go Slowly"
The Program 2015/II writer: "No Surprises" - as Thomas Yorke
Boomerang 2015/I writer: "Like Spinning Plates Live" - as Thomas Yorke
My Mad Fat Diary TV Series lyrics - 1 episode, 2015 performer - 1 episode, 2015 writer - 1 episode, 2015
Enragés 2015 "Creep"
Back in Time for Dinner 2015 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Pop Gold 2015 TV Mini-Series lyrics - 1 episode
The Paulstal Service 2015 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Guapas 2014 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Doctors 2014 TV Series lyrics - 1 episode
The Gambler 2014/III writer: "Creep" - as Thomas York
The Book of Life 2014 writer: "Creep" - as Thomas Yorke
Rage 2014 TV Series writer - 1 episode
The 100 2014 TV Series writer - 1 episode
World Championship Snooker 2014 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Bates Motel 2013-2014 TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Person of Interest 2014 TV Series writer - 1 episode
I Origins 2014 writer: "Motion Picture Soundtrack", "Melatonin" - as Thomas Yorke
Ivory Tower 2014 Documentary writer: "I MIGHT BE WRONG"
Community 2014 TV Series lyrics - 1 episode
Alarm für Cobra 11 - Die Autobahnpolizei 2013 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Mato Sem Cachorro 2013 writer: "No Surprises"
Filth 2013/I writer: "Creep" - as Yorke
Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon 2013 Documentary writer: "Everything In Its Right Place" - as Thomas Yorke
The Zero Theorem 2013 writer: "Creep"
Prisoners 2013 writer: "Codex" - as Thomas Yorke
The Unbelievers 2013 Documentary writer: "Jigsaw Falling Into Place", "Meeting In The Aisle" - as Yorke
Glee 2013 TV Series lyrics - 1 episode
Mein, Lover, sein Vater und ich 2013 TV Movie writer: "Karma Police" - uncredited
Voice - Danmarks største stemme 2012 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Earrings 2012 Short writer: "How to Disappear Completely"
Step Up Revolution 2012 writer: "Pyramid Song Zed's Dead Remix" - as Edward Thomas Yorke
The Simpsons 2012 TV Series lyrics - 1 episode
50/50 2011 writer: "High and Dry" - as Thomas Edward Yorke
The Island President 2011 Documentary writer: "Electioneering", "Optimistic", "Weird Fishes/Arpeggi", "House Of Cards", "Tree Fingers", "In Limbo", "Everything In It's Right Place", "Reckoner", "Idioteque", "How To Disappear Completely", "Kid A", "Morning Bell", "Hunting Bears", "I Might Be Wrong"
O Homem do Futuro 2011 writer: "Creep"
True Blood 2011 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Chuck 2011 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Something Borrowed 2011 writer: "Fake Plastic Trees" - as Thomas Edward Yorke
Conan 2011 TV Series lyrics - 1 episode
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation 2011 TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Beaver 2011 writer: "Exit Music for a Film" - as Thomas Edward Yorke
Confessions of a Brazilian Call Girl 2011 writer: "Fake Plastic Trees" - as Thomas Yorke
Je n'ai pas changé 2010 Short writer: "The National Anthem" - as T. York
Nikita 2010 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Life as We Know It 2010 writer: "Creep" - as T. Yorke
The X Factor TV Series writer - 2 episodes, 2004 - 2010 lyrics - 1 episode, 2010
8 Uhr 28 2010 writer: "No surprises"
The Bang Bang Club 2010 writer: "Just" - as Thomas Edward Yorke
Incendies 2010 writer: "You and Whose Army?", "Like Spinning Plates" - as Thomas E. Yorke
Kokuhaku 2010 writer: "Last Flowers"
Love Like Poison 2010 writer: "Creep" - as T. Yorke
Tournée 2010 writer: "I Will" - as Thomas Yorke
Formula 1: BBC Sport 2010 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Countdown to Zero 2010 Documentary writer: "Reckoner"
GasLand 2010 Documentary writer: "4 Minute Warning" - as Thomas Yorke
The Twilight Saga: New Moon 2009 performer: "Hearing Damage" / writer: "Hearing Damage"
Doctor Who Confidential 2009 TV Series documentary lyrics - 1 episode
After.Life 2009 writer: "Exit Music: For A Film"
House M.D. 2009 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Home Time 2009 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Whip It 2009 writer: "No Surprises"
So You Think You Can Dance 2009 TV Series writer - 1 episode
I Come with the Rain 2009 lyrics: "Nude", "Climbing Up the Walls", "Bulletproof Wish I Was" - as Thomas Yorke / music: "Nude", "Climbing Up the Walls", "Bulletproof Wish I Was" - as Thomas Yorke
Veronika Decides to Die 2009 writer: "Everything In It's Right Place" Live Version - as Thomas Yorke / writer: "Everything in it's right place"
Mammoth 2009 writer: "House Of Cards"
So You Think You Can Dance Canada 2008 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Twilight 2008/I writer: "15 Step" - as Thomas Yorke
Bajo la sal 2008 writer: "Videotape"
New York, I Love You 2008 writer: "No Surprises" 1997 - as Yorke
Operación triunfo 2008 TV Series lyrics - 1 episode
So You Think You Can Dance Australia 2008 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Caos calmo 2008 writer: "Pyramid Song" - as T. Yorke
August 2008 writer: "Kid A" - as Thomas Yorke
Choke 2008 writer: "Reckoner" - as Thomas Yorke
The Business of Being Born 2008 Documentary writer: "Everything in Its Right Place"
Australian Idol 2006-2007 TV Series writer - 3 episodes
Extraordinary Rendition 2007 "The Clock"
I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry 2007 writer: "High and Dry" - as Thomas Yorke
Türkisch für Anfänger 2007 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Amitié 2006 writer: "Polyethylene Parts 1 and 2" - as Thomas Edward Yorke
The Prestige 2006 performer: "Analyse" / writer: "Analyse" - as Thomas Edward Yorke
Children of Men 2006 writer: "Life in a Glass House" - as Thomas Yorke
A Scanner Darkly 2006 performer: "Black Swan" - as Thomas Yorke / producer: "Black Swan" - as Thomas Yorke / writer: "Fog", "Skttrbrain Four Tet Remix", "Amazing Sounds of Orgy", "Black Swan" - as Thomas Yorke
Southland Tales 2006 writer: "Planet Telex" Live in San Francisco - as Thomas Yorke
Idol - Jakten på en superstjerne 2006 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Meine verrückte türkische Hochzeit 2006 TV Movie writer: "No Surprises"
Ha-Shminiya 2006 TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Coachella 2006 Video documentary writer: "Planet Telex" - as Thomas Yorke
Global Frequency 2005 TV Movie writer: "There There"
History Detectives 2005 TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
I Love the '90s: Part Deux 2005 TV Series documentary lyrics - 1 episode
Independent Lens 2005 TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
Long Way Round 2004 TV Mini-Series documentary writer - 1 episode
Ils se marièrent et eurent beaucoup d'enfants 2004 writer: "Creep", "No surprises", "Nice Dream"
Six Feet Under 2004 TV Series writer - 1 episode
S.P.U.N.G TV Series lyrics - 1 episode, 2003 music - 1 episode, 2003
Shabatot VeHagim 2003 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Omnibus 2002 TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
L'auberge espagnole 2002 as T. Yorke, "No Surprises"
Unfaithful 2002 writer: "Exit Music For a Film" - as Thomas Yorke
Vanilla Sky 2001 as Thomas Yorke, "Everything In Its Right Place" 2000, "I Might Be Wrong" 2001
Life as a House 2001 writer: "How to Disappear Completely" - as Thomas Yorke
Like a Hurricane: The Alex Higgins Story 2001 TV Movie documentary writer: "Electioneering", "Climbing Up the Walls" - uncredited
Care 2000 TV Movie writer: "Exit Music For a Film", "Exit Music For A Film" - uncredited
Undressed 1999 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Meeting People Is Easy 1998 Documentary performer: "Cymbal Rush" / writer: "I will. No man's Land.", "Life in a Glasshouse", "How To Disappear Completely", "Creep", "Planet Telex", "Street Spirit Fade Out", "Palo Alto", "Nude", "Cymbal Rush"
Daria 1997-1998 TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Velvet Goldmine 1998 "2HB", "Ladytron", "Bitter Sweet"
Father Ted 1998 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Nowhere 1997 writer: "How Can You Be Sure?"
This Life 1997 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Romeo + Juliet 1996 performer: "Talk Show Host", "Exit Music For A Film" / writer: "Talk Show Host", "Exit Music For A Film"
Brit Awards 1996 1996 TV Special writer: "Lucky" - uncredited
Little Criminals 1995 TV Movie lyrics: "Creep"
Top of the Pops 1995 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Clueless 1995 ACOUSTIC version, as Thomas Yorke, "FAKE PLASTIC TREES ", "MY IRON LUNG"
S.F.W. 1994 writer: "Creep" - as Thomas Yorke
Beavis and Butt-Head 1994 TV Series lyrics - 1 episode

Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Radiohead: Daydreaming 2016 Video short
Offshore Incorporated 2015 Documentary
Watershed: Exploring a New Water Ethic for the New West 2012 Documentary as Thomas Yorke
With Stanley Donwood 2008 TV Movie documentary

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
When the Dragon Swallowed the Sun 2010 Documentary composer: additional music
The Work of Director Jonathan Glazer 2005 Video documentary composer: songs "Street Spirit" and "Karma Police"
What to Do in Case of Fire 2001 composer: song "No Surprises"

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Present Tense: Jonny, Thom & a CR78 2016 Video short
Radiohead: Daydreaming 2016 Video short Thom Yorke

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Videotape 2016 additional acknowledgments
The Hunter 2010/I thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Radiohead: Present Tense 2016 Short Himself
The Man from Mo'Wax 2016 Documentary Himself
Le grand journal de Canal+ 2015 TV Series documentary Himself
The Daily Show 2013 TV Series Himself
The Jonathan Ross Show 2013 TV Series Himself
The Colbert Report 2011 TV Series Himself
Saturday Night Live 2000-2011 TV Series Himself
Radiohead Live in Praha 2010 Himself
Reading and Leeds Festival 2009 TV Series Himself
Radiohead: In Rainbows 2008 TV Movie documentary
The Big Fat Quiz of the Year 2007 TV Special Himself
Later... With Jools Holland 2003-2006 TV Series Himself
The Henry Rollins Show 2006 TV Series Himself
Eat This! 2005 Video documentary short Himself - Radiohead, Vegetarian
Channel 4 News 2005 TV Series Himself
The Culture Show 2005 TV Series documentary Himself
All We Are Saying 2005 TV Movie documentary Himself
The Most Gigantic Lying Mouth of All Time 2004 Himself
NME Awards 2004 2004 TV Movie Himself
Tracks 2003 TV Series documentary
Pixies: Gouge 2001 TV Movie documentary Himself
Space Ghost Coast to Coast 2001 TV Series Himself
Letadlo 2001 TV Series Himself
Top of the Pops 1996-2001 TV Series Himself
REM: Uptake 1999 TV Movie Himself
Meeting People Is Easy 1998 Documentary Himself - Radiohead
Radiohead: 7 Television Commercials 1998 Video short Himself
Radiohead: Karma Police 1997 Video short Himself
Brit Awards 1996 1996 TV Special Himself - Winner 'Freddie Mercury Award'
Late Night with Conan O'Brien 1995 TV Series Himself
Live at the Astoria 1995 Video Himself
Deadeye Music Video Magazine, Issue 1 1995 Video Himself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Pop Gold 2015 TV Mini-Series Himself
Anyone Can Play Guitar 2009 Documentary Himself
Michel Gondry 2: More Videos (Before and After DVD 1) 2009 Video Himself (segment "Knives Out")
Loops! 2008 TV Series Himself
The Work of Director Jonathan Glazer 2005 Video documentary Himself (segment "Street Spirit") (uncredited)
Musikprogrammet - programmet om musik 2004 TV Series documentary Himself
MTV Europe Music Awards 2003 2003 TV Special Himself
Top of the Pops 1995-2001 TV Series Himself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2009 Maverick Movie Award Maverick Movie Awards Best Original Score: Feature When the Dragon Swallowed the Sun (2010) · Philip Glass (composer)
· Damien Rice (composer)
2001 OFTA Film Award Online Film & Television Association Best Music, Original Song Dancer in the Dark (2000) · Björk (music and performed by)
· Sjón Sigurdsson (lyrics by)
· Lars von Trier (lyrics by)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2007 Grammy Grammy Awards Best Alternative Music Album For the album "The Eraser."
2000 Grammy Grammy Awards Best Long Form Music Video Meeting People Is Easy (1998) · Jonny Greenwood (artist)
· Ed O'Brien (artist)
· Colin Greenwood (artist)
· Phil Selway (artist)
· Radiohead (artist)
· Grant Gee (video director)
· Dilly Gent (video producer)


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#Quote
1 [on Spotify] The last desperate fart of a dying corpse.
2 I am a 45 yr old Luddite and proud of it.
3 You just can't take anything for granted - and I'm glad I haven't taken anything from granted because it's sort of like putting on a brand-new face and still expecting people to recognize you. That's how it's felt. And it's an odd situation to just sort of start again without the big Radiohead flag, which guarantees this insane level of scrutiny. It's nice to take it off, but it sort of throws you a bit as well.
4 [on Atoms for Peace] It's been a weird build-up because in calling it not me - in calling it another thing - people don't necessarily make the connection, which is kind of mad. So it's been sort of like starting again with a band a trying to say to people, "This is this thing." And then I can't really explain it either because it's not really a band.
5 We have to stop the oil giants pushing into the Arctic. An oil spill in the Arctic would devastate this region of breath-taking beauty, while burning that oil will only add to the biggest problem we all face, climate change.
6 I distinctly remember when "OK Computer" came out and you had people going, 'Yeah, but it's not "The Bends" is it? It's got all this weird stuff on it.' 'Why are they being weird? Why can't they just be normal?' F*** it. It's just nostalgia. It's like telling painters how to paint. It's not my problem.
7 People in bands don't have the kind of conversations people might think they have. The best things about being in a band are the things that are unsaid. You click together in the studio or whatever and that's enough to make you feel close to each other. There are no long nights of bonding where you tell each other your innermost fears.
8 Us on hard drugs? That would be horrible. We'd probably end up sounding like Bryan Adams.
9 I can be very drunk in a club in Oxford on a Monday night and some guy comes up to you and buys you a drink and says that the last record you made changed his life. That means something.
10 I'm not afraid of computers taking over the world. They're just sitting there. I can hit them with a two by four.
11 Being in a band turns you into a child and keeps you there.
12 People are born with certain faces, like my father was born with a face that people want to hit.

#Trademark
1 Falsetto range
2 One eye slightly closed
3 His often spiky reddish-brown hair, which was bleached blonde early on
4 Frenetic head swivelling during singing

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