David Byrne's second post-Talking Heads solo album was a more seamless blend of world and Western music.
"I’d read about certain experiments that labs had done, and my immediate thought was ‘I want to do that,'" recalled Byrne. "'I want to be the subject. I want to see what that’s like.’"
The B-52's agreed to have David Byrne produce their third album. But the two sides had a falling out during the sessions, which resulted in a shorter EP.
Once again, David Byrne has shot down the idea of a Talking Heads reunion.
As David Byrne worked on this collaboration with choreographer/dancer Twyla Tharp, the Talking Heads began to filter back onto his creative path.
After nearly a decade of solo work, members of the Talking Heads were ready to get back together. The only problem? Frontman David Byrne wasn’t one of them.
"Send Her to Heaven" will be featured in his upcoming 'Saint Joan' musical about Joan of Arc.
The influential hip-hop outfit will release 'And the Anonymous Nobody..,' their first studio album since 2004, this August.
Byrne, the Roots and Kimbra performed "Fame" in honor of the late Bowie, while the Black Keys and Kendrick Lamar introduced new inductees Steve Miller and N.W.A.
David Byrne co-headlined a charity show for Arcade Fire frontwoman Regine Chassagne's KANPE charity.