A Moon Shaped Pool is the ninth studio album by the English rock band Radiohead. It was first released as a download on 8 May 2016, backed by the singles “Burn the Witch” and “Daydreaming”.
Radiohead worked on A Moon Shaped Pool intermittently after finishing the 2012 tour for their previous album, The King of Limbs (2011). The album was recorded in southern France with long-time producer Nigel Godrich. It includes several songs written and performed some years earlier; “True Love Waits” dates to at least 1995, “Burn the Witch” to 2000, and “Present Tense” to 2008. Radiohead performed “Ful Stop” and “Identikit” during their 2012 King of Limbs tour. The album features strings and choral vocals arranged by multi-instrumentalist Jonny Greenwood and performed by the London Contemporary Orchestra.
It debuted at number 1 on the UK Albums Chart, Radiohead's sixth number-one album in the UK and has received critical acclaim from numerous publications.
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