Saturday, May 23, 2009
Happy 42nd birthday to Phil Selway, iconic drummer for Radiohead! Selway's grooves and rhythms have set the stage for forging Radiohead's dynamic sounds, and his drumming has become more and more prominent as Radiohead has progressed. He had a few particularly striking tracks on the band's latest, In Rainbows, and he may be featured even more on upcoming albums. Selway has also worked with 7 Worlds Collide with bandmate Ed O'Brien, where he made his singing debut as well. He had also sung backing vocals on a few songs for Radiohead, most notably "There There" off Hail to the Thief. Hopefully he and his bandmates will continue making exciting, groundbreaking music for many years to come, as Radiohead is showing no signs of slowing down.