NME.COM congratulates the singer and girlfriend Rachel on the birth of baby boy Noah...

RADIOHEAD vocalist THOM YORKE has become a father, NME.COM can exclusively reveal.

Yorke and his girlfriend Rachel, had their first child, a boy, on February 6. The pair have decided to name him Noah. Yorke and Rachel have been together since their university days.

A UK spokesperson for Yorke confirmed the birth to NME.COM earlier today (February 20).

Radiohead are making preparations for the release of their fifth studio album ‘Amnesiac’, due on June 4 via Parlophone.

As reported earlier on NME.COM, Yorke will duet with Bjork with a 55-piece orchestra at this year’s Academy Awards on March 25.