The Smile Unveils “Friend Of A Friend” Single, Announces “Wall Of Eyes” Album Events and European Tour

Bingkai KaryaThe Smile, Thom Yorke’s side project with Radiohead bandmates Jonny Greenwood and Tom Skinner, has dropped a brand new single, “Friend Of A Friend,” alongside exciting news about the upcoming album, Wall Of Eyes.

Fresh Off Tour, New Music Arrives:

“Friend Of A Friend” follows hot on the heels of The Smile’s extensive 2022/2023 tour and offers a studio experience featuring the London Contemporary Orchestra’s strings and Robert Stillman’s saxophone alongside the band’s signature sound. This track, previously showcased live, arrives with a music video directed by renowned filmmaker Paul Thomas Anderson – a collaboration set to be explored further at unique “Wall Of Eyes, On Film” events.

Immersive Album Celebration:

From January 18th to 25th, select independent cinemas worldwide will host these special events, immersing fans in the new album, Wall Of Eyes. These evenings will offer:

  • Exclusive surround sound playback of the entire album, accompanied by never-before-seen footage from the recording sessions.
  • World premiere of the “Friend Of A Friend” music video and a presentation of Wall Of Eyes, both directed by Paul Thomas Anderson on 35mm film.
  • A retrospective on Paul Thomas Anderson’s collaborations with Thom Yorke and Radiohead, including ANIMA and Daydreaming.

Tickets go on sale Thursday, January 11th at 12pm GMT. Don’t miss this chance to experience Wall Of Eyes in a truly unique way!

European Tour Expansion:

To top it all off, The Smile announces additional European tour dates for June and August 2024. These new shows, in addition to their already near-sold-out March run, hit cities like Hamburg, Berlin, Prague, and Rome. James Holden will support The Smile at all headline shows throughout the year.

Mark Your Calendars:

  • “Friend Of A Friend” single release: Wednesday, January 10th
  • “Wall Of Eyes, On Film” events: January 18th to 25th at select cinemas worldwide
  • New European tour dates: June and August 2024 (tickets on sale January 12th)

Stay tuned for updates on the Southeast Asia “Wall Of Eyes, On Film” schedule and follow The Smile on their website and social media for all the latest news and tour information.

This is shaping up to be a big year for The Smile, and with “Friend Of A Friend” offering a tantalizing glimpse of Wall Of Eyes, fans are definitely in for a treat. Don’t miss out on the immersive album events or the expanded European tour – get ready to dive into the world of The Smile once again!


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