Radiohead's Phil Selway Cuts Solo LP

Drummer wrote acoustic songs between touring with his main band

Phil Selway performs in London.
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Phil Selway performs in London.
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During breaks from Radiohead – who plan to return to the studio later this year – drummer Phil Selway recorded his debut LP, Familial (out August 31st). The disc features delicately melodic acoustic songs that stand in contrast to Radiohead's more experimental work. "It was a very private process within the confines of my bedroom," says Selway. "This is much more my take on things."

This story is from the August 19th, 2010 issue of Rolling Stone. 


From The Archives Issue 1111: August 19, 2010