Thomas "Thom" Edward Yorke (7 October 1968) is an English musician, artist, and philanthropist, who is the lead vocalist, principal songwriter, guitarist and pianist of the rock band Radiohead. He mainly plays guitar and piano, but has also played drums and bass guitar (notably during the Kid A and Amnesiac sessions). In July 2006, he released his debut solo album, The Eraser, to critical acclaim. Thom Yorke is also the lead singer of Atoms for Peace. Yorke has been cited among the most influential figures in the music industry.