Thom Yorke Performs 'High and Dry' With Pre-Radiohead Band in Unearthed Video: Watch

Thom Yorke of Radiohead
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Thom Yorke of Radiohead performs on stage at Ziggo Dome on October 14, 2012 in Amsterdam.

A video of Thom Yorke performing an early version of the Radiohead favorite "High and Dry" has surfaced, showing the rock icon at 20-years-old performing with his old melodic punk band Headless Chickens. 

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Yorke left Headless Chickens after the group saw some brief success in the Exter, England, punk scene, Consequence of Sound reports, including gigs opening for De La Soul and Eat. His next move was reuniting with his bandmates from his college band On a Friday to form Radiohead in 1991. 

"High and Dry" would eventually appear on Radiohead's 1995 sophomore album, The Bends

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