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Radiohead And Hans Zimmer Share Collaboration
Christian Eede , September 27th, 2017 12:14

Radiohead have recorded a new version of their The King of Limbs album track 'Bloom' with Hans Zimmer

Following the recent news that Radiohead had teamed up with Hans Zimmer to record a new version of their The King of Limbs album track 'Bloom' for the upcoming series of Blue Planet, the track has now received its premiere.

Titled 'ocean (Bloom)', the track features new vocals from Thom Yorke and was recorded alongside the BBC Concert Orchestra. It will feature in Blue Planet II for which Hans Zimmer has composed the score. The track premiered on BBC 6 Music this morning and can be heard here at around the 51-minute mark.

Speaking about his involvement in campaigning on environmental issues on BBC 6 Music this morning, Yorke said: "The Blue Planet – the original series – was probably the thing, first it turned on my son to the whole thing, and he became obsessed, as you do when you’re growing up at that age, five or six, you get all the books and you recite the statistics, all the Latin names, which is what you used to do. And then a letter from Greenpeace came through about something or other to the house, and he started reading it and said 'Dad, can we get involved in this'? 'Yeah, sure if you want to'. So then we established links with Greenpeace. Anyway, I got involved in all this stuff over the years, and it started with being half asleep on the sofa watching Blue Planet."

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