Yorke, speaking about music's influence on him as a schoolboy, said in an interview, "School was bearable for me because the music department was separate from the rest of the school. It had pianos in tiny booths, and I used to spend a lot of time hanging around there after school."
Upon release, their next album, OK Computer, was heralded as a landmark album by virtually everyone who reviewed it, establishing Radiohead as one of the leading alternative rock acts of the 1990s.
On February 25th, 2010 Yorke revealed the name of his new band: "Atoms for Peace", and announced a series of U.S. tour dates. Yorke first introduced the band late in 2009. It includes Flea of the Red Hot Chili Peppers on bass, Beck, R.E.M., all-round session drummer Joey Waronker, percussionist Mauro Refosco of the musical collective Forro in the Dark and Radiohead producer Nigel Godrich on keyboards and treatments. Atoms for Peace is a track on Yorke's 2006 solo album, The Eraser.