Philip Selway

1967 - Today

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Philip James Selway (born 23 May 1967) is an English musician best known as the drummer of English rock group Radiohead. In addition to drums, he provides backing vocals, synthesisers, along with occasional guitar and lead vocals, for 7 Worlds Collide. Selway is well known for his precision and proficiency in various styles and unusual time signatures, being named the 26th greatest drummer of all time by Gigwise in 2008. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Philip Selway has received more than 464,238 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia. Philip Selway is the 1,758th most popular musician (down from 1,722nd in 2019), the 4,357th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 3,948th in 2019) and the 294th most popular British Musician.

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  • 55.12

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  • 32

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  • 3.77

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  • 3.85

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Philip Selway ranks 1,758 out of 2,675Before him are Cherie Currie, Mehdi Hassan, Sebastian Ingrosso, Dave Bartholomew, Les Baxter, and Maxim. After him are Buck Owens, Hildur Guðnadóttir, Wallace Roney, Richey Edwards, Brad Wilk, and Keiko Matsui.

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Among people born in 1967, Philip Selway ranks 292Before him are Geraldine Somerville, David Costabile, Inha Babakova, Jordi Roura, Alexander Zorniger, and Maxim. After him are Sergei Grinkov, Richey Edwards, Cristi Puiu, Aurelio Vidmar, Emmanuelle Bercot, and Jhumpa Lahiri.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Philip Selway ranks 4,357 out of 6,924Before him are William Gemmell Cochran (1909), Jeremy Hunt (1966), Rufus Isaacs, 1st Marquess of Reading (1860), Thomas Lodge (1558), Nick Frost (1972), and Maxim (1967). After him are Frank Dillane (1991), Celia Johnson (1908), W. Morgan Sheppard (1932), Richey Edwards (1967), Reginald McKenna (1863), and Stephen Merchant (1974).

Among MUSICIANS In United Kingdom

Among musicians born in United Kingdom, Philip Selway ranks 294Before him are Chris Dreja (1945), Will Champion (1978), Gavin Harrison (1963), Colin Greenwood (1969), Eddie Jobson (1955), and Maxim (1967). After him are Richey Edwards (1967), Guy Berryman (1978), Jarvis Cocker (1963), Rupert Holmes (1947), Howard Jones (1955), and Rod Temperton (1949).