David Byrne

David Byrne



David Byrne (/bɜːrn/; born 14 May 1952) is a Scottish-born American musician[2][3] who was the founding member, principal songwriter, and lead singer and guitarist of the American new wave band Talking Heads, active between 1975 and 1991. Byrne is a multi-instrumentalist and is known for his distinctive voice.

Since then, Byrne has released his own solo recordings and worked with various media including film, photography, opera, fiction and non-fiction. He has received Oscar, Grammy, and Golden Globe awards and been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.



Everything That Happens Will Happen Today
Everything That Happens Will Happen Today is the second album made in collaboration between David Byrne and Brian Eno, released on August 18, 2008, by Todo Mundo.
Talking Heads
Love This Giant
Love This Giant is a studio album made in collaboration between David Byrne and St.
Here Lies Love
Here Lies Love is a concept album and rock musical made in collaboration between David Byrne and Fatboy Slim, about the life of the former First Lady of the Philippines Imelda Marcos along with the woman who raised her—Estrella Cumpas—and follows Marcos until she and her family were forced to leave the Philippines.

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Popular Albums22

Album Appearances & References68

Popular Songs3

Song Appearances & References10

Popular Live Albums2

Live Album Appearances & References2

Musical Groups2

Musical Group References5


Soundtrack Film Appearances1

Minor Film Appearances & References8

TV Shows5

Minor Play Appearances & References1


Collaborators & Influencers23

Other Music-Related Relationships8

Other Film-Related Relationships1

Personal & Professional Relationships1

Commercial & Non-Profit Relationships2

Awards & Nominations5

Popular Tours1

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Spotify - Albums & Singles36


Spotify - Appears On35


Spotify - Top Tracks10


News Articles5

David Byrne, Temples, Parquet Courts, and more added to Bilbao BBK
  –  November 24, 2017
Bilbao BBK Live has added a new wave of names for its 2018 edition, with alt-J, David Byrne, and Temples leading the way. Parquet Courts, Bomba Estereo, Triángulo de Amor Bizarro, Mexrrissey, Borrokan, and Noel Gallagher are also joining The xx and ...
David Byrne and Skunk Anansie announced for INmusic Festival 2018
  –  November 20, 2017
David Byrne and Skunk Anansie are the latest acts to join the line ... You can buy tickets here, which start from an extremely reasonable £43 for three days. Alongside the music, INmusic is known for being one of the most idyllic festivals in Europe ...
St. Vincent praises David Byrne, heavy metal and her new love, filmmaking
  –  November 17, 2017
What did you take from that music and does it still apply today ... The last time I saw you perform was in 2013 when you were on tour with David Byrne. What did you take away from that tour and how did it change your perspective on live performance?
David Byrne shares “One Year Later” mix ft. Jlin, Arcade Fire, Frank Ocean & more
  –  November 2, 2017
Back to the election—something tells me some of this music relates to how these artists are feeling in the world these days. The tone can be hopeful, yearning and is often a source of solace. Listen to David Byrne’s “One Year Later” playlist and ...
David Byrne Presents A Presidential Anniversary Playlist, One Year Later
  –  November 2, 2017
David Byrne released a playlist on his Mixcloud radio station yesterday ... These are artists who for the most part are working in the world and format of contemporary popular music but are often pushing at the boundaries of what that means.

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