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    The Best Of The Internet Freak-Out Over Thom Yorke's Surprise Album

    Happy Thom Yorke day!

    ICYMI, Thom Yorke surprised us all this morning by offering his newest album Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes for $6 on BitTorrent.

    Thom Yorke.

    $6! Here!

    It instantly started trending internationally.

    Because for Thom Yorke fans — and even casual Radiohead-watchers — this had all the hallmarks of A Big Deal.

    This is huge. Thom Yorke to release album on @BitTorrent. Big & promising news for music distribution options! http://t.co/lUEvROBv7n

    Julie Samuels@juliepsamuels

    This is huge. Thom Yorke to release album on @BitTorrent. Big & promising news for music distribution options! http://t.co/lUEvROBv7n

    11:22 AM - 26 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    Fans had been holding their breath since earlier this week, when Yorke first teased the album via a cryptic tweet revealing a photo of mysterious white vinyl.

    And when news was confirmed, the freak-out began in earnest.

    WHAT DOES THIS MEAN!!! THIS SURPRISE ALBUM DROPPING TREND IS SRSLY BAD FOR MY HEALTH omg RT @thomyorke: http://t.co/RhuYtlMDfO”

    MELONIOUS THONK@gspels

    WHAT DOES THIS MEAN!!! THIS SURPRISE ALBUM DROPPING TREND IS SRSLY BAD FOR MY HEALTH omg RT @thomyorke: http://t.co/RhuYtlMDfO”

    8:14 PM - 21 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    omg new Thom Yorke omfg I am #sweatn in my manly regions #omfg

    Art Vandelay@StillmaticJamie

    omg new Thom Yorke omfg I am #sweatn in my manly regions #omfg

    10:59 AM - 26 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    So many exclamation points!!!!!!!

    @thomyorke Ohhhhhhhhhh ! Yeah !!!!!!!!!!!!!

    OMG OMG OMG!!! Thom Yorke Releases New Album Tomorrow's Modern Boxes http://t.co/W5hKmsmYek

    Goran ?ukanovi?@xygoius

    OMG OMG OMG!!!

    Thom Yorke Releases New Album Tomorrow's Modern Boxes http://t.co/W5hKmsmYek

    11:22 AM - 26 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    @thomyorke this is awesome!!! More please!!!

    Sufia Peace@Sufia_Peace

    @thomyorke this is awesome!!! More please!!!

    11:16 AM - 26 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    The rush to listen, by any means, set in.

    Downloading Thom Yorke album in a Shake Shack sitting at this ridiculous table. http://t.co/sShQGHTWEH

    Dan DeLuca@delucadan

    Downloading Thom Yorke album in a Shake Shack sitting at this ridiculous table. http://t.co/sShQGHTWEH

    1:31 PM - 26 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    throttling the wi-fi at a Le Pain Quotidien in order to download the new Thom Yorke album, as his release strategy clearly intended me to do

    david ehrlich@davidehrlich

    throttling the wi-fi at a Le Pain Quotidien in order to download the new Thom Yorke album, as his release strategy clearly intended me to do

    12:02 PM - 26 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    It turned a lot of peoples' day around.

    my philosophy class gets cancelled & then thom yorke releases a surprise album? happy friday.

    joplin@joplinrice

    my philosophy class gets cancelled & then thom yorke releases a surprise album? happy friday.

    11:29 AM - 26 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    I just bought and am downloading a new Thom Yorke album I did not know existed until ten minutes ago. Good day. Good friday.

    Tim Butler@zombutler

    I just bought and am downloading a new Thom Yorke album I did not know existed until ten minutes ago. Good day. Good friday.

    11:07 AM - 26 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    And rebirthed new meaning to their respective lives.

    People began to thank their creator.

    Today is the best day! THANK YOU BASED NINTENDO. THANK YOU BASED THOM YORKE. THANK YOU BASED WIZARDS OF THE COAST.

    Addison/Crackity J@addison_l

    Today is the best day! THANK YOU BASED NINTENDO. THANK YOU BASED THOM YORKE. THANK YOU BASED WIZARDS OF THE COAST.

    11:51 AM - 26 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    @thomyorke thank you thank you!!! :) My day is better and my life enriched and inspired.

    Kallie Marie@DoomGolly

    @thomyorke thank you thank you!!! :) My day is better and my life enriched and inspired.

    11:29 AM - 26 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    Thank you the all mighty @thomyorke for releasing Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes today to make my entire weekend a listening experience.

    Endocrine Jones@ELCapitanHorus

    Thank you the all mighty @thomyorke for releasing Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes today to make my entire weekend a listening experience.

    12:29 PM - 26 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    hey thom yorke thnx for being a god

    Even the media couldn't handle itself.

    Heart almost stopped when I saw the Thom Yorke press release in my inbox. Hell yeah.

    Simon V-L@simonwilliam

    Heart almost stopped when I saw the Thom Yorke press release in my inbox. Hell yeah.

    10:52 AM - 26 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    Blessed be this day.