Default (Atoms for Peace song)

"Default" is a 2012 single by the English supergroup Atoms for Peace. It was released as a download on 10 September 2012[1] and on 12" vinyl on 4 December 2012.[2] This was the first non-remixed track released by the band and featured on their debut album, Amok.[3][4][5]

Single artwork
Single by Atoms for Peace
from the album Amok
B-side"What the Eyeballs Did"
Released19 November 2012 (2012-11-19)
Songwriter(s)Atoms for Peace
Producer(s)Nigel Godrich
Atoms for Peace singles chronology
"Judge, Jury and Executioner"


While scheduled for release on 10 September 2012, "Default" was made available for sale on iTunes on 6 September.[6] At this point, Thom Yorke announced on the Radiohead website details of the song's release.[7] On 26 September, details of the vinyl release were announced, stating that the track "What the Eyeballs Did" would serve as the single's B-side.[3]

Track listingEdit

2."What the Eyeballs Did"4:03
3."Default (Instrumental Edit)"4:14
Total length:13:32


  1. ^ "Default – iTunes". Retrieved 25 October 2012.
  2. ^ "XL Recordings – Default". Retrieved 25 October 2012.
  3. ^ a b "Thom Yorke's Atoms for Peace Detail Vinyl Release of Debut Single". Retrieved 25 October 2012.
  4. ^ "Thom Yorke on Atoms for Peace's 'Mechanistic' New Album". Archived from the original on 7 November 2012.
  5. ^ "Atoms for Peace confirm details of debut album".
  6. ^ "Listen to the New Track from Thom Yorke's Atoms for Peace". Retrieved 25 October 2012.
  7. ^ "Atoms for Peace". Archived from the original on 19 October 2012. Retrieved 25 October 2012.

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