David Byrne

David Byrne

 

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David Byrne (/bɜːrn/; born 14 May 1952) is a Scottish-American musician[2][3] who was the founding member, principal songwriter, and lead singer and guitarist of the American new wave band Talking Heads (1975–1991). 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.[4]

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American Utopia
 
American Utopia is an upcoming studio album by American rock musician David Byrne.
This Is That
Song
This Is That is a song by musical artist David Byrne, released on February 16, 2018.
Everybody's Coming To My House
Song
Everybody's Coming To My House is a song by musical artist David Byrne, released on January 8, 2018.
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.

Photos - David Byrne413

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Popular Albums25

Album Appearances & References70

Popular Songs7

Song Appearances & References11

Popular Live Albums2

Live Album Appearances & References2

Musical Groups2

Musical Group References5

Films2

Soundtrack Film Appearances1

Minor Film Appearances & References8

TV Shows5

Minor Play Appearances & References1

Books1

Collaborators & Influencers24

Other Music-Related Relationships9

Other Film-Related Relationships1

Personal & Professional Relationships1

Commercial & Non-Profit Relationships2

Awards & Nominations5

Popular Tours1

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Videos8

Spotify - Albums & Singles50

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Spotify - Appears On37

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Spotify - Top Tracks10

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Upcoming Concerts20

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David Byrne -- Good Genes or Good Docs?
  –  April 15, 2018
David Byrne's good looks are burning down the house! Here's a 27-year-old version of Talking Heads singer performing back in 1980 (left) and 38 years later ... the now 65-year-old solo singer who took the stage at Coachella last night (right). He's the ...
David Byrne – American Utopia Concert – This Must Be The Place
  –  April 19, 2018
I suspect David Byrne would not be averse to the sobriquet as the funkiest nerd musician. Based on his recent show in San Diego, he deserves the moniker. All in, Byrne is not your average rock star. His current album American Utopia includes collaborations ...
Our Top 10 Coachella Sets: Beyonce, Eminem, Cardi B (Duh), but Also David Byrne, St. Vincent, Perfume Genius
  –  April 16, 2018
David Byrne — The ex-Talking Head also brought a marching band ... fearsome solos in deeply electronic songs. Maybe they should learn! Similarly, Perfume Genius, fronted by trans singer/songwriter Mike Hadreas, spend a lot of their songs in atmospheric ...
Pink Talking Fish to Cover Between-Song Banter By Roger Waters, David Byrne and Trey Anastasio
  –  April 1, 2018
Pink Talking Fish have confirmed that they will cover the always colorful between-song banter by Pink Floyd bassist and songwriter Roger Waters, Talking Heads frontman David Byrne and Phish guitarist Trey Anastasio. According to band founder Eric Gould ...
Album Review: David Byrne’s ‘American Utopia’
  –  March 9, 2018
So sings David Byrne early on “American Utopia,” his first solo album ... In contrast, “This Is That,” one of several collaborations with enigmatic composer Oneohtrix Point Never, is a treasure trove of sonic pleasures geared for close headphone ...
How to Build a Music Scene, According to David Byrne
  –  April 17, 2018
David Byrne brings his American Utopia tour to Mesa on April 19 ... Still, something is missing from the venue mix, according to Jack Escobar, vocalist and guitarist for the punk band Acne Superstar. “We need to see more house parties and DIY platforms ...
Pink Talking Fish to Cover Between-Song Banter By Roger Waters, David Byrne and Trey Anastasio
  –  April 1, 2018
Pink Talking Fish have confirmed that they will cover the always colorful between-song banter by Pink Floyd bassist and songwriter Roger Waters, Talking Heads frontman David Byrne and Phish guitarist Trey Anastasio. According to band founder Eric Gould ...

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