Thom Yorke Myers-Brigs type - MBTI, enneagram and personality type info
Bad Bonita, bad. He might be either a INTP or INFJ. Or Robert Smith’s (INFP 4w5) weird hair and smeared lipstick. He wrote “A Punchup at a Wedding” as a response for a review of a live show they did, for example. He's saying "I made my par of the job, I don't expect anything from you, it is YOUR decision (Fi)". ”“Us on hard drugs. I'd probably end up punching them in the face rather than shaking their hand, so it's best that I stay out of their way. It has nothing to do with me. It wrote itself. Vincent's music. Not only that, but people tend to find his music very Fi but it really isn't. @idlebody: great post. I mean, my bits are beamed to me. Thom Yorke has all these responsibilities, to save the planet. He's a Ni user for sure. Don't mind Bonita, she just enjoys being mean to you. Pretty much the same shit they've said about St. You're really 'Be nice to everybody, nice big grin, shake hands, worry about wasteful packaging, worry whether people are going to break into your home while you're asleep. He has no problem being eccentric either. " Thom Yorke: "Definitely the latter. He’s clearly a great musician, but has no problem going outside the spotlight in live performances, avoiding the histrionic acts that Thom does and following his orders. Lotus Flower lyrics, for example, is an epitome of Fi+Ne; Listen to your heart and idiosyncrasy and such. Nothing to do about stage persona or public image. Yorke is puzzled about other people's expectations but values his own feelings as a validation, honors his own experiences before taking others feelings into account. Thom is a 4 so I’m sure that we can all agree that no matter what is MBTI type is, he’s going to be a little peculiar and have a focus on authenticity vs. An INFP 4w5 who claims to have not written his own song, claims that the song came from an inexplicable force that used him as a vessel to write it, and that he has to detach emotionally in order to play it live. As INFP as it gets. INFP 4w5 don't have a public persona. I didn't write that song. Charlotte: “So it just drops into your brain somehow. “If you want to be entertained, go and see Hanson. You can see how he doesn’t care about his image AT ALL (I doubt that such a thing is possible for an INFJ). His rythm patterns are about dislocations of straightforward beats (Se), even the way he dances is not at all in synch with his environnement. Childish mask. Also, can someone change that fucking picture. "His Fi is fucking huge and too bad if you can't see that when he plays live. I do believe he and all Radiohead members have their input in the band, but precisely with that in mind, being as modest and peaceful as he is, I doubt he’s a Fi user. They often explore it in an oblic and subtle way. I'd be more likely to say INTP than INFJ, but INFP is what he is. Persona = Ni users. Fi doms are not expressive when it comes to their feelings. See Kurt Cobain or Robert Smith or Ian Curtis for an example of an INFP 4w5 who is the same on the stage as he is off the stage. He's probably one of the most obvious INFPs I've ever seen. "4s that are so/sp resemble 5s because they are the instincts most likely to detach and intellectualize their emotions. Actually, that attitude of his is very well known. I initially thought INFP but some people here put doubts in my head. Yorke would not even sing if he didn't feel like it. I don't know why anyone can mistake him for an INFJ. Not being mean, just honest. We’d probably end up sounding like Bryan Adams. Meeting People Is Easy is a demonstration of Thom Yorke’s introverted feeling and extraverted Intuition. “A tortured soul is a tortured soul and will eventually cease to function in any useful way unless they get help. ”“The hardest part about being in Radiohead is listening to my own music. Thom Yorke: "The only thing more difficult than being a God is being Thom Yorke. Thom: “Yeah. INFJs have unconscious use of Fi, but they tend to value/worry over Fe issues more than Fi. " His ideas were "beamed" from the unconscious. He can sometimes write Fi songs like Creep because he's 4, but he's Fe all the way. But why is he typed as a 5. Quiet, reflective, and idealistic. Interested in serving humanity. Well-developed value system, which they strive to live in accordance with.. The INFJ votes come from his being a 451. We were paralysed about how we were supposed to be. Thom: “Definitely the latter. It's like trying to prove Marilyn Manson is an Oprah fan. Because the Thinkers in here can't take it when talented people aren't a T, then they start making experiments with the enneagrams (see Björk). INFP to the bone. You are in the best place to test MBTI and learn what type Thom Yorke likely is!. Good question. because he's an INFJ. ” (sits motionless for a few seconds, then laughs)He was probably trolling in that interview about "parallel worlds". I could see INFJ for him. Loyal to their peers and to their internal value systems, but not overly concerned with respecting laws and rules if they get in the way of getting something done. Detached and analytical, they excel at finding solutions to practical problems.. Radiohead is INFP" equal a convincing argument. To redeem Thom Yorke. He would not know how to be any different from what and who he is. Thom: “I wait like this. And Yorke does not even have a proper stage persona. Thom Yorke: "I had a series of mini-breakdowns where the public persona – this thing, this face, this person who writes this music.
. In this site you can find out which of the 16 types this character 'Thom Yorke' belongs to!. Like Sobchak says he admires Bono’s extraverted feeling because it’s something is incapable of doing himself. Yorke is unassuming, socially awkward, is not that well articulated when he speaks, in live conditions he simply does not pay any attention to the audience (in a strictly Fi way, like Dylan or Neil Young). @idlebody He's 4w5 and you are confused. See the quote highlighted by CT concerning Bono (Fe). Another example: see Marilyn Manson, when Marilyn isn’t doing weird shit in music videos, he’s generally reserved and socially awkward in interviews. "Also, the idea of an INFP having a 1-fix in their tritype is laughable. v=OcfI82NQGwQINFJ 5w6, but I could be wrong. Discover Array, and more, famous people, fictional characters and celebrities here!. Interviewer: "Would you say that your music is like a reflection of you or is it more like constructing a parallel world. ”“It’s a fine line between writing something with genuine emotional impact and turning into little idiots feeling sorry for ourselves and playing stadium rock. Are you kidding me. That’s not a very sound argument, I’m afraid. Bowie is 4w3 so/sx while Thom Yorke is 4w5 so/sp which would make him awkward and colder compared to Bowie. I admire the fact that Bono can, and can walk away from it smelling of roses. In what world is this guy a Ne user. Bonus material: https://www. That’s just not cool, that’s incredibly bad karma. which isn't always the caseWhile recording Kid's A he pulled the lyrics out of a hat and made them work somehow. or is that the other voices. You don't filter at all. "Nick Cave believes Thom Yorke is a much wiser songwriter than he is, adding that the Radiohead frontman is better equipped to be 'the voice of the people'. Okay, I'll give more examples of Thom's Fe. ”“I wake up on a normal day and I go out for a meal with my girlfriend but someone is sitting there watching me for a while. He's a hard one to pinpoint. ”And to confirm the Bowie / Yorke link, here are some words spoken from the man himself: https://www. Lyrics can be interpreted in all kinds of ways. And none of those quotes prove he's INFP over INFJ. "Thom Yorke [scolding himself]: "It's pretty pathetic, isn't it. He told The Guardian: "I always used to use music as a way of moving on and dealing with things, and I sort of felt like that the thing that helped me deal with things had been sold to the highest bidder and I was simply doing its bidding. Okay, not in his teens, but you know what I mean. This misunderstanding happens a lot though because I tend to use a lot of words people use negatively, like "slacker" or "sack of potatoes", in a neutral or even positive way, but I'm not actually criticizing them. Thom: “Yeah. It's pretty difficult not to love the attention. He’s confrontational in a way that a INFJ wouldn’t be. " This sounds like the difference between a high Fi user (Yorke) and a high Fe user (Bono). Charlotte: “Well, you think it’s more constructing a parallel world. The voices on Karma Police, Paranoid Android and Climbing up the Walls are all different personas. @bobnickmad Have you seen how people attack me in here all the time. He does not care about the audience during concert and prefers giving music more than attention, he can act like some crazy kid sometimes and be totally out of the real word ( totally out of time and space, dancing like some strange monkey). "I don't get how your quotes are pertinent here. Here you can explore of famous people and fictional characters.. What in the actual fuck. "From Radiohead's song "Talk Show Host", this is antithesis of Fi:"I want to, I want to be someone else or I'll explodeFloating upon the surface forThe birds, the birds, the birds"Not too mention the number of INFPs I meet online who complain about Radiohead because they think Thom "is a pretentious guy who tries way too hard to write abstract lyrics" or that "his lyrics are impersonal and he lacks raw emotion" (Fi). But I'm not using butterfly as a scapegoat, trust me. But if you want more evidence of Thom's Fe or him "worrying over what other people might think", here you go:Thom Yorke: "I spent a lot of time trying not to do voices like mine. The lyrics in his solo albums are very sporadic too. Not all FJs are fans of each other. Hey Bonita, back off. PS: :)You're all over the place and don't relate to INFPs too much; others have said that to you as well. He adresses his audience very carefully, with a self-depreciating irony, a kind of more or less artificial humbleness that screams Fe. "Thom Yorke: "The best thing for us is to just keep turning stuff out and not worrying about what people think. I'm a ragged slacker sack of potatoes who likes strange and random things myself, lol. Thom: “Yeah, I, you know, I get beamed it. He doesn’t care about being polite or keeping harmony, if he doesn’t want to talk, he won't, and if he wants to, he has no problem being critical. Everyone has a persona, supposed to hide the cracks of the inferior function. Just thought I'd add: in socionics INFJ's 4D (demonstrative) function is Fi. Have you ever watched Meeting Peaople is Easy. They have nothing to do with me. Indeed I'm going with INFP for sure now. They value their peace and solitude above all else. v=gjWxmuOD6Us. The MBTI questionnaire sorts people into one of 16 different personality types.. Everyone has an audience in mind. I'd break down on stage. Even when it comes to his songwriting process, he is clearly Ne oriented. No Fe, you say. She's a lady towards me all the time. I think Lucky, the lyric and the way it's sung, is really positive, really exciting. A good way I’ve found to navigate is with songs and music. He, himself, isn't all that self-centered. You worry about what to say to important people. The thing that paralysed us for the first two or three months of recording The Bends was the fact that we were paralysed about what people would think. Thom: “(into the camera) I like that question. He always talks about staying true to himself and how staying true to what drives his way of writing lyrics. And you too, very much lately so. Sorry Bonita, but Thom is basically like Bowie but without the glamorous image. Which is a shame, really, and in a way it would help if I could, but I just can't. And I couldn't handle that. Cohen was on the other hand always spruced up, mindful about his appearance. That would be horrible. It wasn't digging deep inside, it was more of a journey outside and assuming the personalities of other people. Still, in despite of your well structured arguments, Yorke as INFJ makes no sense. I can't engage with that level of bullshit. No, this a good start :). Then he comes up and asks me for my autograph and it’s like ‘Well, yeah, I could give you my autograph but, as far as I’m concerned, I’m not going to because I’m here with my girlfriend — this is my space and you’re invading it. Thom Yorke: "'Street Spirit' is our purest song, but I didn't write it. It asks too much. I’m, you know, tuned into a certain frequency some days and recieve the information I need. ''The difference between me and Bono is that he's quite happy to go and flatter people to get what he wants and he's very good at it, but I just can't do it. He tends to joke about himself and not take himself seriously at all. Isn't using actual quotes a better way to decide someone's type than interpreting lyrics. He just does not care about what other people think. You don't have too much talent typing others correctly (we all make mistakes, don't wowwy. Radiohead letting their audience decide the value of their work is actually very much Fi: Yorke is not concerned at all by what other will think about him or how much they're going to pay. ”INFJs have well-developed Fi. His songs are incredibly abstract and his personal feelings obscured. He's INFJ 4w5. No Surprises is someone who's trying hard to keep it together but can't. From Thom Yorke's solo work, his personal song "Black Swan" which, if you read the rest of this message, you'll realize is actually about himself:"People get crushed like biscuit crumbsand laid down in the bitumenYou have tried your best to please everyonebut it just isn't happeningNo it just isn't happeningAnd it's fucked up, fucked upAnd this is fucked up, fucked upThis your blind spot, blind spotIt should be obvious, but it's not. Well then, how do you explain Leonard Cohen’s (lack of) image. So much for me trying to be uncontroversial at bobnickmad's encouragement, lol. Study him a bit, how he acts, articulates himself in interviews, etc. ' When the singer is the same person who wrote the song, or at least the lyrics, it is easy to conflate the two and assume an autobiographical statement. Its core is a complete mystery to me. If you're going to make an argument for Thom being something other than INFJ, at least pick something that makes more sense. INFPs don't need or want your pity, ENFP butterlfy. He's a probably one of the most INFPs of all typed INFP celeb, like, ever. v=NCUpocVrX0AThom Yorke: "I had a series of mini-breakdowns where the public persona - this thing, this face, this person who writes this music. Many of radiohead's lyrics are highly Fi too, e. In full: Charlotte: “(laughs) Um, would you say your music is more like a reflection of you, or is it more like constructing a parallel world. "Interviewer: "Success is part of what you want when you start writing. Charlotte: “Really…”. inauthenticity since that is what 4s do. And that’s like, ‘How fucking dare you. Your movie taste is more like INFJ/ENXP, if that's possible. So only INFJs have to have an image. So Bowie is like Thom Yorke. It wasn't digging deep inside, it was more of a journey outside and assuming the personalities of other people. Intuitives focus on a more abstract level of thinking; they are more interested in theories, patterns, and explanations. They are often more concerned with the future than the present and are often described as creative. ' When the singer is the same person who wrote the song, or at least the lyrics, it is easy to conflate the two and assume an autobiographical statement. Unless they sail to the land of happy every now and again, where everything is the right way up, then they will simply fall off the edge of the world. We were paralysed about who we were supposed to be. Using the "persona" argument is always a mistake when it comes to types. I don't know how your brain is working man but Thom Yorke INFJ is a fucking joke. Yorke has stated: 'I didn't feel any need to exorcise things within myself this time. Everything he is and displays is Fi and he violently rejects Fe. Anybody who claims they write for themselves is a liar. An INFJ 4w5 is not going to enjoy being hounded by fans or paparazzi. I don't feel like I said anything mean about Thom Yorke now though.
. ’ I mean, I don’t want to be seen as malicious or nasty, but it gets to be too much sometimes. See how he breaks down in tears in Tel Aviv, saying he's not able to lie to his audience. I don’t know where you see Fe in Thom. His authenticity, integrity is the foundation of his personality. To save the world. INFJs are visionaries and idealists who ooze creative imagination and brilliant ideas.. The only other type that would fit Thom is INTP, but the problem with that argument is that inferior feeling types don’t sing with that much emotion in their voice. Charlotte: “Oh, thank you. Radiohead is INFPINFJ 4w5 5w4 1w9 so/spINFJ is a fxxxing joke. I can see a clear Ne from him. Night, how does "Muse is INFJ. "Thom Yorke: "Jonny goes on and on about this. The song is an angry reaction that a INFJ probably wouldn’t have. Quote from the book "Radiohead and the Resistant Concept Album: How to Disappear Completely":"Yorke's decision to write songs from the viewpoint of characters rather than as himself, even if the results were not as apparent to the listener since these characters were not named on the album. You worry about not having written back to fan mail. Electioneering is a preacher ranting in front of a bank of microphones. Just look at all his Fe in this interview: https://www. ’ You know, there’s one thing to imitate and then to slag off the person you are imitating. […] I detach my emotional radar from that song, or I couldn't play it. Not all the lyrics are about him, because as you said, Radiohead is a collective, but he clearly wants to express his own views and feelings in the music. I can imagine a dance competition where people were to dance like Ian Curtis, Thom Yorke, or Michael Stipe, lol. The only reason any artist would carry on is in the faith that one day somebody would see or hear their work. I think it's actually what makes an INFP an INFP--the way their conviction with the self is so strong that it can't help but inspire people to be who they are. Seems like an INFP to me. People also forget that Jonny is a huge part of the band and a main songwriter and he's very Fi and Ne and it shows in the music. Nah, it actually shows that he hates Fe, and also it doesn't contribute to the argument that he's an INFP, though. Thom Yorke is not INFJ, everything about him tends to lead to INFP. What is the best option for the MBTI type of Thom Yorke? What about enneagram and other personality types?. It’s got nothing to do with me, I tell you. Your comments are usually well built and you have great insights, but you're way off with Yorke. ^^ He reminds me a lot of the kind of young INFPs you see everywhere online. Its biological catalysts. Charlotte: “And you sit around waiting for it. It's the way he acts and lyrics. Welcome to MBTIBase - PersonalityBase, here you can learn about Thom Yorke MBTI type.. Also, using Bono to prove whether somebody is an INFJ or not is a bit ridiculous. It’s funny that you talk about Jonny as if he was the INFP in the band, while he’s actually one of the calmest members. So nothing surprising about Yorke's writing process. Thom Yorke's quote about his public persona not being the same as who he is speaks volumes to me about his Ni + Fe. I would walk past that person in the mirror or listen to that person playing guitar and I didn't know who they were. I would walk past that person in the mirror or listen to that person playing guitar and I didn't know who they were. Yorke has stated 'I didn't feel any need to exorcise things within myself this time. […] I wish that song hadn't picked us as its catalysts, and so I don't claim it. That would be cool because it would be an example of an INFJ who is extremely funny at times. If you enjoyed this entry, find out about the personality types of Music and Music Industry characters list.. Video is of Robert Smith ranting about Radiohead because Radiohead chose to let their audience decide the value of their In Rainbows’ album, instead of the artist themselves deciding the value of their own music. I was merely saying that Yorke was casual and scruffy. People get the idea that if someone creates a concept album that's a Ni thing. We were just its messengers. The combination of Yorke's authorial distance in the professedly less personal songs and the computerized voice and electronic instruments gave the album the potential to express broader perceptions, as it explored themes with collective, rather than just individual, meanings. Karma Police, is such an anthem of Fi against Te it's not even kidding. I don't think so. She's just trying to be a niece girl this time, and you attack. Thom Yorke admits to having a public persona that is different from who he really is. ), so why would you type yourself accurately. The reason why he dances weird has nothing to do with being INFP. You guys make me really sad. "Other elements of OK Computer that Randall links to the earlier, 'classic' (progressive era) concept albums are the 'epic sweep of the songs' and the use of the Mellotron, as well as Yorke's decision to write songs from the viewpoint of characters rather than as himself, even if the results were not as apparent to the listener since these characters were not named on the album. ”LMAO On Muse: “I draw the line at Muse, because they openly slag us off, as well as openly rip us off. He's casual, even scruffy at times, does not make any conscient effort in pretending to be anyone else. Radiohead is INFPMuse is INFJ. Jung also proposed that in a person one of the four functions above is dominant – either a function of perception or a function of judging.. He's talking about Ni when he says it beams down to him. And you're very manipulative too. The combination of Yorke's authorial distance in the professedly less personal songs and the computerized voice and electronic instruments gave the album the potential to express broader perceptions, as it explored themes with collective, rather than just individual, meanings. "Sounds like a Fi artist. You mean I'm like being too honest. Even if not directly tested, public voting can provide good accuracy regarding Thom Yorke Myers-Briggs and personality type!. Robert Smith doesn’t understand it and hates it because it’s essentially a Fe concept to let others decide on the value of your work. Zero Fe indeed. Also, if the debate it's between INFJ and INFP, showing he hates Fe, it's a good reason in favor of INFP I would say. He's a 4, so of course he's going to dance weird.
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