Free Newspaper To Be Distributed In Select Locations In Conjunction With Traditional Release Of The King Of Limbs,

Out March 29 In The U.S. On tbd records


n commemoration of the traditional vinyl, CD and digital release of the new Radiohead album The King of Limbs–March 29 in the U.S. on tbd records–Radiohead have produced THE UNIVERSAL SIGH a newspaper to be given away free from a multitude of locations in the USA, Japan, Canada, the Netherlands, Belgium, Poland, Germany, Austria, the Czech Republic, Spain, Portugal, Sweden, Ireland, France, Italy, Slovakia, Finland, Greece, Norway, Lithuania, Estonia, Russia, Australia, Latvia, Iceland, Romania, New Zealand, the UK… Dedicated teams of newspaper delivery people will be handing out copies of THE UNIVERSAL SIGH to anyone who wants one, while supplies last.

THE UNIVERSAL SIGH vendor locations will be detailed at www.theuniversalsigh.com, as will various other information and a photogallery where lucky owners of the gratis tabloid are invited to post pictures of themselves and their friends reading the newspaper in locations diverse and unusual.

In addition to a wealth of exclusive artwork by Zachariah Wildwood and Donald Twain, THE UNIVERSAL SIGH features contributions from acclaimed writers Robert MacFarlane (author of the award-winning Mountains of the Mind and The Wild Places, as well as The Old Ways, due out 2012 via Penguin) and Jay Griffiths (winner of the Discover award for best new non-fiction award for Pip Pip: A Sideways Look at Time, and whose other acclaimed works include Wild: An Elemental Journey, Anarchipelago, and A Love Letter from a Stray Moon).


This newspaper IS NOT the newspaper that accompanies the Newspaper Album version of The King of Limbs.

This event WILL NOT be repeated.

This event IS NOT a live performance by Radiohead.