Friday, February 18, 2011

Radiohead's Tokyo new album broadcast cancelled

Pic: Sebastian Edge

Photo: Sebastian Edge

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Radiohead's Tokyo new album broadcast has been cancelled due to security fears.

NME understands that frontman Thom Yorke had been set to announce their new 'The King Of Limbs' record with a broadcast on Hachiko Square in Shibuya at 6:59pm (JST), which will be 9:59am UK time.

However, due to security concerns the broadcast has now been canned, reports Time Out Tokyo.

Despite the cancellation many Radiohead fans have turned up to the location expecting some kind of appearance.

Instead it is set to be shown at website at the same time. It will be be region locked so will only be available to Japanese users. It is expected to be made available worldwide at 2pm UK time.

The new album is scheduled to be released tomorrow (19). It is tipped to feature eight songs, although the band have said that they will not release tracklisting details ahead of its release.

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