Thom Yorke appeared on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert last night (October 1st).
The Radiohead frontman is in the mood for a chat, appearing on Radio 4 staple Desert Island Discs last month.
Following this with a guest post on Gilles Peterson's 6Music show, Thom Yorke then leaped across the Atlantic to take part in a late night staple.
Stephen Colbert chatted amiably to the Radiohead singer, discussing his new solo album 'ANIMA', political songwriting, and the ramifications of Brexit.
The host asked him how “it feels to be right”, to which Thom Yorke responded: “I guess I wasn’t thinking about the future, I guess I was looking at what was happening at the time...”
He continued: “It’s more overt now. When we wrote the album Hail to the Thief, that seemed pretty bad—that period of time when Bush Jr. got in. And now we’re here.”
After giving a damning critique of Boris Johnson the singer was then asked about his chances of obtaining a knighthood.
“I think I’ve blown that chance,” Yorke said. “When our current glorious leader got in, I put in an offensive enough message to, uh - yeah, I’ve got no chance now.”
Watch the conversation in full below.
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