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Radiohead singer heading for Latitude

PUBLISHED: 10:44 10 June 2009 | UPDATED: 08:15 01 August 2010

THE lead singer of one of the world's most respected bands will play a rare solo performance at this summer's Latitude Festival.

Radiohead's Thom Yorke will play an exclusive solo set in the Obelisk Arena at noon on Sunday July 19.

THE lead singer of one of the world's most respected bands will play a rare solo performance at this summer's Latitude Festival.

Radiohead's Thom Yorke will play an exclusive solo set in the Obelisk Arena at noon on Sunday July 19.

Yorke released his debut album, Eraser, in 2006 which earned him a nomination for the prestigious Mercury Music Prize.

Radiohead have released seven albums since 1993 with Ok Computer often hailed as one of the greatest albums of all time.

Latitude organiser Melvin Benn said: “That it is a special one-off performance for Latitude only fills me with enormous pride at the statement it makes about the festival - I am overjoyed at the thought of it.”

Other acts to play at the festival, which takes place in Henham Park near Southwold from July 16-19, include Pet Shop Boys, Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds and Editors.


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