Radiohead manager backs Spotify in ongoing Thom Yorke debate

Radiohead lead singer Thom Yorke says it doesn’t pay new artists fairly but leaves “shareholders rolling in it”. The band’s producer Nigel Godrich claims its business model “just doesn’t work” for new artists.

But the group's co-manager, Brian Message, gently disagrees with them both, saying tonight he remains confident that Spotify will ultimately offer artists “equitable remuneration”.

The raging debate began on Sunday night when Godrich announced that the debut album from his and Yorke’s band, Atoms For Peace, was ...


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