The band The Smile (side project of Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke) have announced their new album Wall of Eyes. The group also shared the video clip directed by director Paul Thomas Anderson, which accompanies the new song which is the album’s title track.
Smile have also announced their European tour dates for 2024. The new album will be available from January 26, 2024, released by the XL record label.
The clip published in these hours for the main track, the single which is also the title track (Wall of Eyes, in fact) is directed by Paul Thomas Anderson and stars Thom Yorke as the protagonist. You can watch it in the video at the bottom of this article.
The album Wall of Eyes was recorded between Oxford and Abbey Road Studios, produced and mixed by Sam Petts-Davies. The album also includes the strings of the London Contemporary Orchestra, according to the statement issued by the band themselves.
You can watch the video clip of the single Wall of Eyes in the video you find at the bottom of this article.
The band debuted in 2022
The group The Smile released their debut album, A Light for Attracting Attentionin 2022.
After that Yorke, Jonny Greenwood and drummer Tom Skinner released two live albums and shared the song Bending Hecticwhich will be included in the tracklist of Wall of Eyes.
Below you will find all the titles and track order of the album Wall of Eyes:
01 Wall of Eyes
03 Read the Room
04 Under Our Pillows
05 Friend of a Friend
06 I Quit
07 Bending Hectic
08 You Know Me!
The UK and Europe tour
The band will tour the UK and Europe in 2024, following a series of North American dates in 2023.
Below you will find the complete itinerary of dates.
07/03 Dublin, Ireland – 3Arena
13/03 Copenhagen, Denmark – KB Hallen
15/03 Brussels, Belgium – Forest National
16/03 Amsterdam, Netherlands – AFAS Live
18/03 Brighton, England – Brighton Centre
19/03 Manchester, England – O2 Apollo
20/03 Glasgow, Scotland – SEC Armadillo
22/03 Birmingham, England – O2 Academy
23/03 London, England – Alexandra Palace
Below you will find the video clip of the single Wall of Eyes.