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David Byrne

David Byrne
Born: May 14, 1952 in Dumbarton, Scotland
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Genre: Classical, Pop/Rock, World, Other
Biography: Although best known for his groundbreaking tenure fronting the new wave group Talking Heads, David Byrne also received acclaim for his adventurous solo career, encroaching upon such diverse media as world music, filmmaking, and performance art in the process. Born in Dumbarton, Scotland, on May 14, 1952, ...Read full biography
Rei Momo
Released: 1989
Label: Sire/Warner Bros.
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On his first full-fledged solo album, Byrne indulges his fascination with Latin and South American musical styles, employing a variety of native musicians but mixing up the sounds to suit his own distinctly ...Read full review
My Life in the Bush of Ghosts
Released: 1981
Label: Sire
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A pioneering work for countless styles connected to electronics, ambience, and Third World music, My Life in the Bush of Ghosts expands on the fourth-world concepts of Hassell/Eno work with a whirlwind ...Read full review
David Byrne tweaks his disco show 'Here Lies Love'
Apr 9, 5:38 AM EST
David Byrne tweaks disco show 'Here Lies Love' to find a perfect number of guests
Theater's power couple: Diane Paulus, Randy Weiner
Apr 7, 6:43 AM EST
Theater's power couple: Diane Paulus and Randy Weiner, pushing the boundaries
Sting's musical finds a Broadway home
Feb 12, 10:48 AM EST
Sting's musical 'The Last Ship' finds a Broadway home; producer excited 'getting to work'
David Byrne's 'Here Lies Love' heads back to NYC
Jan 21, 2:07 PM EST
David Byrne's 'Here Lies Love' heads back to NYC at the Public Theater