7 March 2021
AMERICAN UTOPIA (2020)
About: Live recording of a Broadway play with David Byrne
performing – alongside 11 musicians – several songs and
contributions from his long career (Talking Heads/solo work).
Director: Spike Lee/Screenplay by David Byrne
DAVID BYRNE: Website
The play was named after his 10th solo album from 2018
Are you sure about this, David?
(image on top: cover solo LP ‘Grown Backwards)
The film of David Byrne’s triumphant Broadway show American Utopia,
directed by Spike Lee will be on VOD in the UK from December 14 on.
David Byrne about communicating with people, then and now…
David Byrne loves the Pixies…
Watch DAVID BYRNE delivering a feverish version
of classic Talking Heads track ‘Once In A Lifetime’
from their 1980 Remain In Light longplayer on
American TV show Saturday Night Live yesterday.
‘Ladies and gentlemen David Byrne’…
DAVID BYRNE: Facebook / TALKING HEADS: Facebook
Great magazine covers from the past…
New York Rocker
David Byrne is not a loner anymore…
14 May 2019
DAVID BYRNE was born in Dumbarton in Scotland today 67 years ago, on 14 May 1952.
Two years after his birth he moved with his parents to Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. When
he was 8/9 years old the family traveled to the US to go and live in Arbutus, Maryland.
Of course, he’s most famous as the singer/songwriter and face of legendary band Talking Heads (1975–1991). Afterward, he went solo and has released so far 7 albums of his own and some collaborative LPs with other artists such as Brian Eno and St. Vincent.
Turn Up The Volume! picked four big ones (3 with TH, one with
Brian Eno) to celebrate this amazing singing head’s 67th birthday…
– ONCE IN A LIFETIME –
– ROAD RO NOWHERE –
– HEAVEN –
– HOME –
DAVID BYRNE: Facebook
David Byrne about his voice and way of singing…