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Rick Simpson presents 'A Re-framing of Radiohead’s Kid A'

The project was created to mark the 20th anniversary of Radiohead's original album’s release and will see Simpson's band play the album in full alongside other material from Radiohead's extensive back-catalogue.  Kid A was the fourth album by Radiohead where Tom Yorke explored electronic music and jazz.  It was their first album that reached number 1 on the Billboard 200 in the US and was widely regarded as one of the best albums of the 2000s.

Rick Simpson’s impeccable technique and restless imagination have earned him a place at the forefront of contemporary UK music. He’s equally at home exploring the tradition or pushing fearlessly against the boundaries, and now his creative voice is back in the spotlight with a typically idiosyncratic project: a re-framing of Radiohead’s Kid A album, featuring ten original arrangements of the source material played by an all-star band of like-minded musicians.

Award winning composer and recording artist Tori Freestone joins James Allsop to form the twin-saxophone frontline, and Simpson is joined in the rhythm section of respected veteran Dave Whitford on bass and upcoming drummer Will Glaser.