New Thom Yorke Limited Edition 7″ Single “All for the Best”

by Jonathan on August 19, 2009

All for the BestAs reported earlier, Thom Yorke is contributing to Ciao My Shining Star, a tribute to Mark Mulcahy, the former Miracle Legion frontman. Mulcahy’s wife Melissa, died suddenly last September and the proceeds from this album will go to Mark to help him continue his career while also raising his 3-year-old twin daughters.

The album features 21 exclusive tracks from, among others, Thom Yorke, Michael Stipe, Dinosaur Jr, Mercury Rev, The National, Frank Black, Frank Turner, Vic Chesnutt, Josh Rouse, and Thom’s younger brother, Andy Yorke (Unbelievable Truth).  In addition, a further 20 tracks will be made available digitally to promote the album from artists including AC Newman, Buffalo Tom and Laura Veirs.

Thom Yorke’s track, “All for the Best”, will be released as a strictly limited 7″ single – limited to 2,000 copies worldwide. The b-side will be Mulcahy’s “Ciao My Shining Star.”

Here’s the track to listen in case you haven’t heard it yet:

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A. Thom Yorke – All For The Best
B. Mark Mulcahy – Ciao My Shining Star

To pre-order the 7″ single, head on over to

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  • DSam

    Must have!

  • lauren

    Thom’s version is so pretty. <3

  • Yankee

    It’s about time the brothers, Andy and Thom, did a song together!

  • Very, very nice! Ordered the single a couple of hours ago. Less than 9£ with shipping to Sweden!

  • James

    Man, if only I wasn’t skint…

  • wondermilk

    thanks for the heads up. can’t wait to get mine

  • This version is really nice. A good cover always adds something to the original, and this does just that. Order the LP, the cause is good.

  • I will try to purchase this album once i get a job. I send my regards to Mulcahy and your child. Last August was the first time i ever saw radiohead preform live @ All Points West. A month before your mother passed away, may she rest in peace.


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  • Andrew J

    I pre ordered this the day that greenplastic posted this and i still haven’t received it and they wont offer a refund because their is no proof even though it clearly says it on my credit card statement.

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