Radiohead Reportedly Scores Music to Palahniuk Adaptation, Exact Contributions Not Entirely Clear; Ex-Shudder to Think Member Writes Original Music

According to a report on Radiohead fansite At Ease, Chuck Palahniuk (best known for authoring Fight Club) told BBC 6 Music that Radiohead have not only written the exit music for the film adaptation of his 2001 novel, Choke, but they have also reportedly "written the score."

Palahniuk apparently wrote the novel while listening to Radiohead's worst offerings, Pablo Honey and its hit track "Creep." The rest snowballed. According to Palahniuk:

So Clark [Gregg, the director] 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, most of the ambient music throughout it. So it’s "Choke – with the music of Radiohead."

However, according to an earlier report by The Playlist, Radiohead's contribution is actually just "The Reckoner" and lists Rogue Wave's "Lake Michigan" as the final song during the credits. Things, of course, may very well have changed, but it's worth noting since no official announcements have yet been made. Meanwhile, Choke's IMDB entry lists ex-Shudder to Think's Nathan Larson as the composer of the film's original music.

So, while the news is exciting, it's best to wait for some official word from the Radiohead camp.

Choke hits theaters September 26 via Fox Searchlight. Check out the trailer here. You can't hear the Radiohead track, but it does have that annoying "Satan Said Dance" song from Clap Your Hands Say Yeah.

Meanwhile, see Radiohead on tour in support of Pablo Honey.

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