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The Smile Share First New Song Of 2023, 'Bending Hectic'
Christian Eede , June 20th, 2023 14:30

The trio first debuted the track during a festival performance in 2022

The Smile has shared a new song, called 'Bending Hectic'.

Marking the band's first new material of 2023, the track features strings by the London Contemporary Orchestra. The trio of Thom Yorke, Jonny Greenwood and Tom Skinner debuted the song during their set at 2022's Montreux Jazz Festival in 2022, but the recording of the performance of it was not featured on the live album of that set that the band released in December. Listen to the new cut above.

'Bending Hectic' is out now on XL.