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Radiohead deny film score claim

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Radiohead insist they have only contributed a single song

Radiohead have denied reports that they have written the soundtrack to a new film from the writer of Fight Club.

Chuck Palahniuk, whose 2001 book Choke has been adapted for the big screen, told BBC 6 Music that Radiohead had written the score.

But spokesperson for the band said they had only contributed a song to the film - In Rainbows track Reckoner - to run over the final credits.

Choke, starring Sam Rockwell, is due to open later this year.

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Speaking to 6 Music's Shaun Keaveny Breakfast Show earlier this week, Palahniuk said he listened to Radiohead while writing the book, and it was "incredible" the band had written the film score.

"Clark Gregg [Choke director]... knew that I'd written Choke while listening to [Radiohead's 1993 debut album] Pablo Honey, with Creep over and over and over," he said.

"So Clark got Radiohead to contribute a song; to write a song for the very end of the movie, the final credits.

"Apparently Radiohead liked the movie so much, they've written the score."

But a spokeswoman for Radiohead said the band had not submitted any music to the film other than Reckoner.

Palahniuk's 1996 novel Fight Club was made into a film starring Brad Pitt and Edward Norton.

The Pixies' Where Is My Mind was used during the finale of the 1999 film.


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