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    Thom Yorke Sent Loads Of People A Grouchy Email About Social Media

    This post is performing a public service in a way.

    Did YOU know that Thom Yorke has a new album out?

    Thom Yorke

    It's his first solo album in eight years.

    And did YOU know it's only available via BitTorrent?

    He describes it as an "experiment" which "could be an effective way of handing some control of internet commerce back to the people who are creating the work."

    Maybe, according to his latest email, you didn't know all that. Because you don't go on Facebook or whatever. In which case, Thom wants you to know he's fine with that.

    Nothing like a patronising email from Thom Yorke to start the day

    Jared Schiller@JaredSchillerFollow

    Nothing like a patronising email from Thom Yorke to start the day

    9:38 AM - 08 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    Which has gone down well.

    I got a general marketing email from Thom Yorke saying I have his 'utmost respect' if I don't 'engage with social media'. Christ.

    GHOUL GOT THAT WRONG@NotFaultyFollow

    I got a general marketing email from Thom Yorke saying I have his 'utmost respect' if I don't 'engage with social media'. Christ.

    12:29 PM - 08 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    @NotFaulty writing an email with your head up your ass is an impressive feat tho

    cool skateboard dad@laktoseFollow

    @NotFaulty writing an email with your head up your ass is an impressive feat tho

    12:33 PM - 08 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    .@thomyorke is right to slag off social media. Getting signed to a major in the 90s is a more innovative approach to promoting music in 2014

    DN_HYDN beats@DanHaydenUKFollow

    .@thomyorke is right to slag off social media. Getting signed to a major in the 90s is a more innovative approach to promoting music in 2014

    9:50 AM - 08 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    Thom Yorke - @thomyorke on here, thomyorke on Instagram - has the 'upmost respect' for you if you don't use social media.

    Chris Bennion@PigLimbedVikingFollow

    Thom Yorke - @thomyorke on here, thomyorke on Instagram - has the 'upmost respect' for you if you don't use social media.

    12:36 PM - 08 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    For some reason I got that Thom Yorke email last night. "This may be perhaps because you don't engage with 'social media'" Hahahhahahahaaaa

    Emily Mackay@EmilyRoseMackayFollow

    For some reason I got that Thom Yorke email last night. "This may be perhaps because you don't engage with 'social media'" Hahahhahahahaaaa

    10:45 AM - 08 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    I just got an email from the Thom Yorke mailing list telling me he's got a new album out. Thank god he emailed me, I'd have never known.

    eat yr Ghost@eatyrghostFollow

    I just got an email from the Thom Yorke mailing list telling me he's got a new album out. Thank god he emailed me, I'd have never known.

    9:50 PM - 07 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    Anyway: Thom Yorke has a new album out.

    Hope we're all clear on that.

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