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  Phil Selway - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Philip "Phil" James Selway (born May 23, 1967 in Abingdon, Oxfordshire, England) is the drummer of Radiohead.
Phil has a wife, Kate, and three sons: Leo, Jamie, and Patrick (to whom Kid A, Amnesiac, and Hail to the Thief were dedicated, respectively).
Phil also performed with the band Dive Dive in March 2005 and appeared in the film Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire as a member of the band "The Weird Sisters" along with Radiohead bandmate Jonny Greenwood and Pulp frontman Jarvis Cocker.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Phil_Selway   (352 words)

 phil   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Philip "Phil" James Selway is the drummer of Radiohead.
Phil is often jokingly called the "bald member".
Phil is the oldest of the band and perhaps the most underrated one.
www.greenplastic.com /band/bios/phil.html   (169 words)

 Troubles behind, Australia ahead - www.smh.com.au
But drummer Phil Selway is on the phone from New York, bubbling over with enthusiasm about the band's Australian tour in April.
For Selway and his band-mates, it's a chance to showcase the range of Radiohead material from across their major albums - ranging from their 1997 smash hit OK Computer, the follow-up releases Kid A and Amnesia (which divided critics) and their classic second album, The Bends, which was released eight years ago.
Selway admits the pressures of producing an album after OK Computer were immense - so intense that the making of Kid A and the rapid follow-up Amnesia was a troubling period for the band.
www.smh.com.au /articles/2003/10/26/1067103271697.html?from=storyrhs   (839 words)

 Phil Selway: bio and encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
A drummer is a musician who plays the drums, particularly the drum kit, marching percussion, or hand drums....
Phil is often jokingly called the "bald member" and is the oldest member of the band.
Phil also performed with the band Dive Dive in March 2005 and will also appear in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire quick summary:
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/p/ph/phil_selway.htm   (709 words)

 Guardian | Rhythm and blues
Phil Selway is just what you'd expect of a Samaritan.
Selway is determined to use his positions in the worlds of pop and Samaritans to help break down the taboos that surround mental illness.
The aim was to offer them a platform on which to express their thoughts and reactions to their own emotional problems, as well as those of their peers, and encourage them to think again about the stigmas that may stop them discussing difficulties or seeking help.
www.guardian.co.uk /print/0,3858,4682256-103409,00.html   (1219 words)

 BBC News | ENGLAND | Radiohead star opens charity centre
Radiohead's Phil Selway is due to open a new centre for the Samaritans.
Mr Selway, a volunteer with the charity, was unveiling the building in Oxford on Friday.
Mr Selway became a Samaritan when he was a student in Liverpool in the 1980s.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/england/1807976.stm   (248 words)

 Phil Selway interview - Music - Virgin.net   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Radiohead's Phil Selway became a Samaritans volunteer over 16 years ago.
Now he and his fellow Radiohead members are backing a new Samaritans campaign that challenges people to reconsider their attitudes towards emotional health, particularly depression and stress.
Phil Selway: "I would hope that using the profile of the band could steer people towards Samaritans.
www.virgin.net /music/interviews/selway.html   (365 words)

 Radiohead - Phil Selway
Along the same lines as Colin, Phil is not the most talented person to ever play his instrument.
His style is unique to the type of songs the band use, and the type of drumming they require.
I'm sure there are better drummers than Phil out there.
radiohead1.tripod.com /band/phil.htm   (268 words)

 The Electric Newspaper - 07.06.01 - Ed & Phil   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Radiohead’s Phil Selway and Ed O’Brien speak with New Zealander Scott Kara about Kid A’s Siamese twin, the new album, Amnesiac, and tell him that the band have loyal fans — ‘People who are into Radiohead have faith in what we do’.
Selway confesses that being part of the ‘Finn and Friends’ extravaganza is “probably the thing that’s had the biggest emotional impact on me in the past two years”.
Selway isn’t surprised to hear that new Zealanders didn’t really appreciate how famous Neil Finn was, until he got members from three of the world’s most important bands from the last fifteen years to play concerts with him.
www.radioheadperu.com /prensa/i_electric.html   (1696 words)

 Telegraph | Entertainment | Live web chat with Radiohead's Phil Selway
Radiohead’s Phil Selway became a volunteer over 16 years ago for Samaritans and has found that the band and the organisation have both enriched his life in different ways.
A supporter of mental health awareness, Selway believes anyone can need Samaritans at some point in their lives but may find it hard to ask for help.
Phil Selway will be available for online chat, from 4pm till 5pm today to answer all your questions about the campaign and his involvement.
www.telegraph.co.uk /arts/main.jhtml?xml=/arts/2003/02/19/hchat.xml   (191 words)

 kid a: amnesiac studio # On A Friday # - fansite for Radiohead   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
All the members were by this point at different Universities around the country, but reconvened over the summer, with the exception of Phil who was in Ireland, although at this time the band did not have a settled name, having dropped On A Friday, but not come up with anything better.
The band's working title was 'Shindig', which survived long enough for Thom to spray paint it on his acoustic guitar case, but by the time of their next 'proper' demo, they had reverted to On A Friday.
When Phil returned the band recorded another demo track in rehearsal, 'What's That You See?', significant because it was the first time Jonny moved from keyboards to guitar.
www.radiohead.com.hk /onafriday   (833 words)

 Radiohead (Phil Selway)
Jitters of excitement are quelled by speaking to the soothing Phil Selway, whose stunningly polite manner might just get him mistaken for a saint one day if he's not careful.
Phil giggles, and begins to say something but stops himself before what I assume might be giving away a shrouded band secret.
But Phil has characterized Radiohead as a democracy, despite the media and the public's perception that Thom speaks for Radiohead and the other four members just reiterate what he says.
www.thenitmustbetrue.com /radiohead/radioheadalt.html   (3511 words)

 cmj.com | new music first   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
But in getting through that difficult time, they were also able to learn a valuable lesson: difficult as it may be, to function properly and to make music for the sheer sake of making music, other people’s expectations have to be ignored.
In fact, the band’s approach to making Hail To The Thief was so drastically different from those last sessions in the studio that it was able to record the album much faster this time, with the added relief of no longer having to worry about being excessively meticulous.
Although the record was recorded in a relatively short time compared to the last releases, however, it was hardly just thrown together.
www.cmj.com /articles/display_article.php?id=39281   (1567 words)

 Flagpole - 13.08.97 - Phil   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Selway saw this as being the reason many British bands had, until recently, problems translating their success overseas to the United States.
While Selway has considered Radiohead's live performances to be better than the recorded one, he feels with OK Computer, they've reached a balance.
This might sound like artistic freedom, but Selway was quick to counter that "the stupid thing was that we were nearly finished when we'd move on, because so much work had gone into them.
www.radioheadperu.com /prensa/i_flag.html   (774 words)

 unrequited narcissism
phil selway, if you didn't know, is the drummer for radiohead, which elevates his status to like, uber-god, in my eyes.
to most people, this would have been a rather disappointing experience, as phil is the least notorious and probably least-attractive member of the band (pudgy, married, bald, etc).
in fact, in preparation for that holiest of moments, my friend and i, in some very silly moment, had made stickers of phil selway's face, and, for some ungodly reason, i happened to be wearing two of them on my radiohead t-shirt when phil walked out of the back door.
www.zunta.org /blog/archives/003631.php   (1426 words)

 Rolling Stone : Making Music That Matters   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Yorke, guitarist Ed O'Brien, drummer Phil Selway, bassist Colin Greenwood and guitarist Jonny Greenwood, Colin's younger brother, had been touring Europe and America for seven months on behalf of their third album, OK Computer.
Selway, O'Brien and the Greenwoods pick up on that electricity, turning the liquid hum of Amnesiac's "Packt Like Sardines in a Crushd Tin Box" into surging funk, a 1970s German-rock groove shuddering with Rolling Stones-guitar clang.
Radiohead issued their first record, the EP Drill, in 1992, but they have been a band since the mid-1980s, when they began writing and rehearsing together as students at Abingdon under the awkward name On a Friday.
www.rollingstone.com /news/story/5938514/making_music_that_matters   (1904 words)

 Radiohead Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
While Radiohead are not normally referred to as a Britpop band, their influence on contemporary Britpop, especially bands such as Coldplay, Muse and Travis, is noticeable.
In the middle of the year, drummer Phil Selway stated that the band will probably start recording their next LP in 2005.
There are a few rumours and reports that Thom is working on solo project, and Phil Selway is involved with the Samaritans' Health organization.
www.pophotties.com /Biography/radiohead_biography.htm   (1605 words)

 WOAI: San Antonio News - Radiohead and Green Day's Argument Over Loud Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
LAST UPDATE: 4/8/2005 11:30:01 AM Radiohead drummer Phil Selway was very upset when he was kept awake by a loud party held by Green Day - but was locked inside his hotel room by the "Basket Case" stars as a result.
The dispute was sparked when Green Day partied into the night at Los Angeles' infamous Chateau Marmont hotel, forcing tired Selway - who was trying to sleep in a nearby room - to knock on the door and beg Tre Cool to turn down the music.
Phil Selway is in the top right of the picture.
www.woai.com /living/music/story.aspx?content_id=E88DDB2E-6FD0-43EA-A687-9EC517164F17   (197 words)

 Radiohead: Played In Full   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Thom Yorke, Jonny Greenwood, Colin Greenwood, Ed O'Brien and Phil Selway sat down with MTV News' Gideon Yago to talk about how none of this can last, why their music should be considered pop and how they'd like to throttle their 21-year-old selves.
Phil Selway: It's kind of reminiscent of when we did live together.
Selway: There's going to be a dark moment in about one-and-half years when you record a song called "Pop Is Dead." Don't do that!
www.icyeyes.com.br /mtv2.htm   (1633 words)

 Radiohead - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Left to right: Phil Selway, Jonny Greenwood, Thom Yorke, Ed O'Brien, Colin Greenwood
Radiohead were formed in the mid-Eighties at Abingdon School, a private (in British English: public) boys-only school located just outside the city of Oxford, which drummer Phil Selway, guitarist Ed O'Brien, guitarist/vocalist Thom Yorke, bassist Colin Greenwood and Colin's multi-instrumentalist brother Jonny all attended.
They began practicing in the school's music room, which lead to the formation of their first band "On a Friday".
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Radiohead   (3874 words)

 NME.COM - News - RADIOHEAD: DOING GOOD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Phil Selway's nimble legs make cash for The Samaritans...
RADIOHEAD drummer PHIL SELWAY looks set to raise over £18,000 for THE SAMARITANS after running the LONDON MARATHON yesterday (April 14).
Selway has started an online sponsorship form, where fans can donate money.
www.nme.com /news/101414.htm   (200 words)

 Definition of Radiohead
Their current moniker, "Radiohead", was taken from the song "Radio Head" by Talking Heads, whose album Remain in Light (1980) is a band favorite and major influence on their Kid A (2000).
In 2003 the band released their sixth album, which was rooted in less overt experimentation than its two immediate predecessors but was still a long way from their earlier guitar-driven material.
Phil and Jonny, along with Pulp frontman Jarvis Cocker will appear in the new Harry Potter movie, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire fall 2005, as the band "Wyrd Sisters".
www.wordiq.com /definition/Radiohead   (3953 words)

 Jonny Greenwood - Free Music Downloads, Videos, CDs, MP3s, Bio, Merchandise and Links
Along with Thom Yorke's inimitable vocals, Jonny Greenwood's wide array of unconventional sonic textures helped to define Radiohead's distinctive sound and push the boundaries of their music into unusual and decidedly non-rock directions.
Guitarist Ed O'Brien and drummer Phil Selway were soon admitted into the fold, and the new band adopted the moniker On a Friday (in reference to the day of the week they would routinely get together and practice).
Jonny Greenwood, who was a couple of years younger than the other four, repeatedly asked to play with the group; he was finally invited to play harmonica with On a Friday at a 1987 gig at the Jericho Tavern in Oxford.
www.artistdirect.com /nad/music/artist/bio/0,,535506,00.html   (884 words)

 My Favorite Bands - Radiohead
Having demonstrated unexpected staying power, as well as increasing ambition, Radiohead next released OK Computer, a progressive, electronic-tinged masterpiece that became one of the most acclaimed albums of the '90s.
Thom Yorke (vocals, guitar), Ed O'Brien (guitar, vocals), Jonny Greenwood (guitar), Colin Greenwood (bass) and Phil Selway (drums) formed Radiohead as students at Oxford University in 1988.
Initially called On a Friday, the band began pursuing a musical career in earnest in the early '90s, releasing the Drill EP in 1992.
filebox.vt.edu /n/nworcest/music/radiohead.htm   (861 words)

 102.7 - WEQX-FM
Radiohead drummer Phil Selway is set to run the London Marathon on April 14.
The ride and crash cymbals and hi-hats are made by Zildjian and were also used in the OK Computer sessions."
Selway added, "In those four hours the Samaritans will take around 2,200 calls from people who are in need of emotional support.
www.weqx.com /pages/73850.asp   (116 words)

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