Radiohead Goes Green for Conan O’Brien [UPDATE]

Updated On

We may collect a share of sales from items linked to on this page. Learn more.

Although Radiohead had a scheduled appearance for Late Night with Conan O’Brien this week, today the band announced that they have opted out of flying to New York for a one-off performance, and instead will record a live version of their new single House of Cards from a studio in the UK to be played during the show instead. The estimated carbon emissions saved by this re-located live performance is equivalent to driving a car for an entire year. The band is already known for increasing awareness about the climate change issue, and by appearing during NBC’s Green Week, they are continuing a great trend. Keep reading to listen to the studio version of House of Cards from Radiohead’s most recent album, In Rainbows. [Update: Now with video of the performance] your opinion, should bands feel responsible for the carbon emissions that they produce as a result of worldwide touring? Leave your thoughts in the comments.UPDATE (04/25/08):Here’s video of the performance from last night’s show!

  • Ian Andrew

    As the Co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of Greener Ideal, Ian has been a driving force in environmental journalism and sustainable lifestyle advocacy since 2008. With over a decade of dedicated involvement in environmental matters, Ian has established himself as a respected expert in the field. Under his leadership, Greener Ideal has consistently delivered independent news and insightful content that empowers readers to engage with and understand pressing environmental issues.

    Ian’s expertise extends beyond editorial leadership; his hands-on experience in exploring and implementing sustainable practices equips him with practical knowledge that resonates with both industry professionals and eco-conscious audiences. This blend of direct involvement and editorial oversight has positioned Ian as a credible and authoritative voice in environmental journalism and sustainable living.

What do you think? Leave a comment!