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Radiohead_2Radiohead have signed a new record deal with British indie imprint, XL Recordings – the label responsible for releasing Thom Yorke’s 2006 solo venture, The Eraser. Following the furore surrounding the release of their seventh studio album – the digital ('you-decide-the-price') download, In Rainbows – the band are now gearing up for the physical CD release of the record, as well as preparing for their 2008 world tour. 

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Ben Beardsworth, XL’s Managing Director, stated: "Radiohead have created a huge amount of excitement via the unique way in which they launched this campaign online, In Rainbows is truly a classic album and it deserves to reach a massive audience, well beyond that of download and boxset sales. We will be working closely with them to help deliver that."

A release date for In Rainbows (CD version) is yet to be confirmed.

- It's only been on the shelves for a few weeks, but Ronnie Wood's autobiography, the imaginitively titled Ronnie, is already rumoured to be heading for the big screen. The Stones' guitarist has told Billboard that he's "already been approached" by a selection of movie producers."I think it would make quite an interesting one, actually," he added. "They're all saying, 'Who is gonna play you in your movie?' 'What?! I have no idea.' That'll be a challenge."

- More Music On Film news now. The Police's Andy Summers is set to turn his autobiography, One Train Later, into a new documentary. Hollywood star Nicholas Cage has signed on to produce the feature, while Lauren Lazin will be taking on directing duties. Summers hopes the currently untitled project will be ready for the Sundance Film Festival in 2009.

- Here's a great little animation...Radiohead - Creep (Acoustic)

Posted by Ross_Bennett at 01:23PM | Categories: News