A t the end of last year, David Byrne posted a tweet claiming that his forthcoming world tour was “the most ambitious show I’ve done since the shows that were filmed for Stop Making Sense
David Byrne’s first true solo album in 14 years is daring and open-hearted. The risks Byrne takes on these songs, however, too often feel clumsy or gaudy.
David Byrne begins each night on the highly unorthodox tour for his most recent album, American Utopia, seated at a table stroking a brain – like a memento mori, only pinker. It is the only
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David Byrne is unquestionably one-of-a-kind. While Talking Heads was a band of great note, Byrne’s solo work stands quite well on its own. This CD has a good deal of variety, with humor, incessant quirkiness (and I mean that in the best sense) and for the most part a high degree of polish.
David Byrne and his band are in the middle of a 146-date tour, but every night, they’re touring their own stage. Saturday night at Los Angeles’ Shrine Auditorium, the Talking Heads founder and
3 days ago · By George Palathingal. David Byrne ICC Theatre, Darling Harbour, November 20 ★★★★★ It shouldn’t have come as a surprise. There has always been far more to David Byrne than your average art-rock cult hero but, on this night, the erstwhile Talking …