Rare Radiohead: Stream the Previously Unreleased “Follow Me Around,” from ‘KID A MNESIA’ Due 11/5

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This coming Friday, Nov. 5, Radiohead will release KID A MNESIA,  a triple-album revisiting of the English band‘s 2000’s Kid A and 2001’s Amnesiac.

On Monday, a previously unreleased recording of a song titled “Follow Me Around” was debuted as a preview of the set. A fan-favorite track that has only been performed a few times in a live setting, this marks the song’s first official studio release. Its music video stars actor Guy Pearce:

More on “Follow Me Around,” per a news release:

The first (and only) somewhat official recording of the song appears in the 1998 documentary Meeting People is Easy, where the band performed it at a soundcheck in Fukuoka, Japan. Follow Me Around made its proper live debut at a Toronto concert in October 2000, when Thom performed the song acoustically, after fans campaigned for it to be played live on the Radiohead fan site followmearound.com.

“If You Say the Word” was previously debuted as a preview of the new KID A MNESIA collection:

More on the upcoming reissue, via a news release:

KID A MNESIA collects Radiohead’s fourth and fifth albums alongside the debut of a newly compiled third disc titled Kid Amnesiae. Exclusive to this release, Kid Amnesiae is comprised of unearthed material culled from the Kid A / Amnesiac sessions. Along with alternate versions and elements of Kid A and Amnesiac album tracks and B-Sides, Kid Amnesiae features the never-before-heard “If You Say the Word” (available now as a digital single) and a previously unreleased studio recording of “Follow Me Around.”

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