The Smile premieres “Friend of a Friend”

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With the announcement of the special screening of his film in CDMX.

Get to know the new single from the second album The Smile, a nostalgic and comforting anthem. Plus, he finds out the details of the special screening of the band’s new film in Mexico City.

Since the announcement of the next album, Wall Of Eyes, of the English band, we look forward to meeting their creative project again. On tour we were able to hear some of his songs for the first time, today you can give it play to his simple “Friend Of A Friend.”

A melody that begins in the harmony of the bass and the voice of Thom Yorke, with a melancholic blue tone and that, among its first listens, gives rise to a calm space, a comforting sound. With the arrangements of the London Contemporary Orchestraa new immersive style is born at the hands of The Smile.

This single also announces the special screening of Wall Of Eyes, On Film in cinemas around the world, in which the complete album will be presented for the first time, with images of Paul Thomas Andersonwhich include unreleased details of its recording and a program of the director’s previous work with Thom Yorke and Radiohead.

In Mexico City, it will only be available on January 20 at the Tonalá Cinema. Tickets will be available on Thursday 11 January from 10:00 GMT (London time).

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