Thom Yorke would 'sue the living shit' out of David Cameron if Tories used his music

Atoms For Peace and Radiohead man warns Prime Minister away from using music in election campaigns

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Thom Yorke has warned Prime Minister David Cameron against using any of his music in election campaigns, warning that he would "sue the living shit out of him" if he did.

The Radiohead frontman, who has spoken out about many political, social and environmental issues in the past said in an interview with Dazed & Confused magazine: "Politics is not a fun thing to write about… I can’t say I love the idea of a banker liking our music, or David Cameron. I can’t believe he'd like [Radiohead’s last album] 'The King Of Limbs' much. But I also equally think, who cares?"

He added: "As long as he doesn’t use it for his election campaigns, I don’t care. I’d sue the living shit out of him if he did."

Thom Yorke is currently working on his Atoms For Peace project, which features Flea from Red Hot Chili Peppers, super-producer Nigel Godrich and percussionist Mauro Refosco. The group's debut album, 'Amok', is set for release on February 25.

Speaking recently about whether the group would be playing any live shows, Godrich said that UK and European concerts were on the cards, but that they were "still being figured out". Yorke ruled out playing this summers' Glastonbury, explaining: "We won’t have got our shit together by then."

You can hear the Atoms For Peace track 'Judge Jury And Executioner' below.


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