Ed O’Brien, the guitarist of Radiohead, has revealed that the band are set to head into the studio to record their eighth studio album.

According Dead Air Space, Radiohead’s site, O’Brien explained the English band are looking forward to catching up, though he stopped short of going into too much detail about the new material.

“The vibe in the camp is fantastic at present, and we head off into the studio in January to continue on from the work we started last summer,” O’Brien wrote.

“I am so genuinely excited about what we’re doing, but for obvious reasons I can’t divulge anything more,” he went on. “Anyway we all love surprises don’t we? Ten years ago we were all collectively (that’s the band) in the land of ‘Kid A’ and although hugely proud of that record, it wasn’t a fun place to be. What’s reassuring now, is that we are most definitely a different band, which should therefore mean that the music is different too and that is the aim of the game. Keep it moving.”

With a new Radiohead record due for release in 2010, wouldn’t that a fine way to start a new decade!

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