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David Byrne, Lou Reed + More Cover Peter Gabriel on New Album

David Byrne, Lou Reed, and Peter Gabriel
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Three years after Peter Gabriel assembled an album of other people's songs, the artists he covered are returning the favor.

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Top 10 David Byrne Talking Heads Lyrics

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It's tough separating Talking Heads' lyrics from their music. After all, they were famous for their innovative use of rhythm, and brought African and other musical ideas from around the world long before Paul Simon and other pop stars got there. But even as they became global-music stars, slipping polyr

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David Byrne Teams with St. Vincent for Collaborative ‘Love This Giant’ Album + Tour

David Byrne-St. Vincent's Annie Clark
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David Byrne has explored his fascination with the female voice in the past with the 'Here Lies Love' project, which featured a number of women rockers. But this time around he's settled on just one female muse to join him on record for a new project.

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David Byrne + Brian Eno’s ‘My Life in the Bush of Ghosts’ Demos Surface Online

David Byrne-Brian Eno
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David Byrne and Brian Eno have a rich history together, and we're getting a little closer glimpse of it.

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David Byrne Is a Piece of S—

David Byrne
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It isn't every day someone names a movie after one of your songs -- much less a movie starring Sean Penn in drag. So when former Talking Heads frontman David Byrne got the call to do soundtrack work for 'This Must Be the Place,' there was really only one answer he could give.

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David Byrne, ‘Ride, Rise, Roar’ – DVD Review

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Talking Heads leader David Byrne shows he's not done writing great songs or presenting them to live audienced in bold, creative new ways on his concert film 'Ride, Rise, Roar.'

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Talking Heads ‘Chronology’ DVD to Collect Live Performances From Band’s Entire Career

Talking Heads
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For years, the classic ‘Stop Making Sense’ concert film has been about the only available live material on video from Talking Heads. That will change this fall as Eagle Entertainment digs deeper into the band’s archives to present a new DVD of 18 rare live tracks, spanning from 1975 to 1983 with the band’s 2002 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction performance of ‘Life During Wartime’ tacked on as a bonus.

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David Byrne Joins Paul Simon On-Stage In New York City

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An already special evening of music from Paul Simon rose to another level when former Talking Heads vocalist David Byrne popped on-stage for a surprise guest appearance during Simon's intimate theater performance last night at New York’s Webster Hall.

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