Thom Yorke performs Silent Night and Reckoner mashup at Las Vegas concert

Radiohead frontman got into the festive spirit with a beautiful (albeit typically eerie) rendition of the beloved Christmas song

Roisin O'Connor
Music Correspondent
Monday 24 December 2018 08:46
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Thom Yorke got into the festive spirit at a Las Vegas show with a Christmas-inspired mashup of “Silent Night” and the Radiohead song “Reckoner”.

Yorke began by singing “Silent Night” at his performance on 22 December before seamlessly transitioning into the song from Radiohead’s In Rainbows.

The Las Vegas concert marked Yorke’s final scheduled performance of 2018.

This year, the Radiohead frontman and solo artist released his debut film soundtrack Suspirium, from Luca Guadagnino’s horror remake Suspiria. The album was listed among The Independent‘s albums of the year.

The title track was recently named among the 15-song shortlist for the Academy Awards’ Best Original Song Oscar. Radiohead were also named as one of the 2019 inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

See The Independent’s ranking of the best Christmas songs, here.

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