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
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.
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.
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.
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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