Kelly Clarkson Performs Radiohead’s ‘Exit Music (For A Film)’

Kelly Clarkson dug deep into Radiohead’s repertoire for her latest Kellyoke cover, ‘Exit Music (For A Film)’ from the album ‘OK Computer.’

Clarkson had previously covered Radiohead’s ‘Karma Police’ as her opening song for The Kelly Clarkson Show, but for this episode of Kellyoke, she chose a lesser-known ‘OK Computer’ piece that was never released as a single.

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Watch Clarkson cover Radiohead’s ‘Exit Music (For A Film)’ below to see her vocal prowess in a classic rock setting.

Clarkson is also said to be collaborating with Dolly Parton on a “haunting” new version of the 1995 classic ‘9 To 5.’ ‘Still Working 9 To 5’ is an upcoming documentary that will feature their interpretation on the famous 1980 single.

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Clarkson has previously performed covers of Sharon Van Etten’s ‘The End Of The World,’ Pixies’ ‘Where Is My Mind,’ and My Chemical Romance’s ‘Welcome To The Black Parade,’ among others, for the segment, most notably delivering a moving cover of George Michael’s ‘Faith’ in a pre-recorded segment when she was unable to perform live for the audience.

In Radiohead news, it was recently revealed that the debut album from The Smile, ‘A Light For Attracting Attention’, will be released on 13th May. The Smile, Radiohead offshoot of Thom Yorke, Jonny Greenwood and Sons of Kemet drummer Tom Skinner, formed in 2020 and have since released four tracks including Peaky Blinders soundtrack ‘Pana-vision’.

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Their 13-track album will feature strings by the London Contemporary Orchestra and a full brass section featuring contemporary UK jazz players Byron Wallen, Theon and Nathaniel Cross, Chelsea Carmichael and more.

Smile’s first live show took place earlier this year at the Magazine venue in Greenwich, London, with three gigs a night. The band will embark on their first tours in the UK and Europe next month, with shows scheduled for May, June and July.

—Aditi Manjunath