"A Moon Shaped Pool" is the ninth studio album by the English rock band Radiohead. It was released as a download on 8 May 2016, backed by the singles "Burn the Witch" and "Daydreaming". CD and LP editions will be released on 17 June 2016 through XL Recordings, followed by a "special edition" in September containing additional artwork and two additional tracks.
Radiohead worked on A Moon Shaped Pool intermittently after finishing the 2012 tour for their previous album, The King of Limbs (2011), recording in southern France with long-time producer Nigel Godrich. It includes several songs written and performed some years earlier; "True Love Waits" dates to at least 1995, "Burn the Witch" to 2000, and "Present Tense" to 2008. The album features strings and choral vocals arranged by multi-instrumentalist Jonny Greenwood and performed by the London Contemporary Orchestra.
A Moon Shaped Pool has a score of 86 out of 100 on the review aggregator website Metacritic, indicating "universal acclaim."
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