Default (Atoms for Peace song)

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Single artwork
Single by Atoms for Peace
from the album Amok
B-side "What the Eyeballs Did"
Released November 19, 2012 (2012-11-19)
Format 12", digital download
Length 5:16
Label XL
Songwriter(s) Atoms for Peace
Producer(s) Nigel Godrich
Atoms for Peace singles chronology
"Judge, Jury and Executioner"
"Judge, Jury and Executioner"

"Default" is a 2012 single by the English supergroup Atoms for Peace. It was released as a digital 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]


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, saying, "The first tune we'd like you to hear is Default. A 12" vinyl version will follow next month and an album will eventually follow that next year."[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 listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Default" 5:15
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". 
  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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