In an interview with Mojo magazine February 2008, Thom Yorke confessed that one of the things from doing a solo album that he'd learned was that all the stuff he does on a laptop gets him excited because he can hear what he is going do vocally. However unless he has an actual vocal in place, it's a bit unfair to expect anybody else to understand what is going on. When asked to give an example Yorke replied: "I was playing bits of 'Black Swan,' 6 minutes of, er, mostly drivel, and Nigel's (Godrich the producer) like, 'Bloody hell! I'm not interested in any of this.' I said, I've been working on this for ages. It's great. 'No it's not,' he says. But as soon as I put the vocal on, he was like, 'OK, now it makes sense.' It reminded me just how important the voice is."