Radiohead to Webcast Show on New Year's Eve

Tech-savvy group celebrates 'new' CD
By Sam Biddle,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 27, 2007 9:52 PM CST
Radiohead to Webcast Show on New Year's Eve
The British alternative rock band Radiohead performs at the first of two sold out shows at the Bank of America Pavilion in Boston, Sunday, June 4, 2006. Radiohead released their seventh studio album, "In Rainbows," online Wednesday Oct. 10, 2007. (AP Photo/Robert E. Klein)   (Associated Press)

(Newser) – Radiohead will celebrate the CD release of its buzz-generating new album In Rainbows by streaming a pre-recorded concert on its website at midnight on New Year’s Eve. The band broke new ground by first releasing the album online under a pay-what-you-want formula. The New Year's Eve show will include "songs and other bits,” as described by Radiohead’s Thom Yorke, Guardian reports.

The performance, "a wee celebration of the release of the physical manifestation" of the album, will be shown on,, and on the satellite and cable channel Current TV, which is available in the US and UK. (Read more Radiohead stories.)

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