Tag Archives: Talking Heads

David Byrne Settles Lawsuit Against Former Florida Governor

Last year, David Byrne swept into court against former Florida governor Charlie Crist after Crist used Talking Heads‘ “Road to Nowhere” in an online campaign ad without permission or licenses. Crist removed the ad promptly, but Byrne pursued, seeking a million dollars from the Senate candidate. Now, Byrne has posted on his website that heRead more...

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Thanks from KEXP!

Whether it’s the turkey (or Tofurky), the stuffing, the gravy or the green bean casserole, Thanksgiving has something for everyone. It’s a day full of guilt-free binge eating, so spend it wisely. To get in the Thanksgiving mood we rounded up a few videos of remarkable musicians giving their thanks in the best way theyRead more...

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Scribes Sounding Off: David Byrne and the Dadaist Disco of Song and Circumstance

“The world is a song,” but as most artists know, to sing it requires periods of intense preparation. This is a book about that for those who enjoy the Talking Heads-deep back catalogue concert documentary Ride, Rise, Roar at SIFF this year and his enthusiastic appearance in Beyond Ipanema, and yearn for more exposition fromRead more...

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Live Review: David Byrne, Benaroya Hall 2/18

photos by Kyle Johnson review by Jim Beckmann To the deafening applause that greeted him as soon as he stepped on stage, David Byrne told the sold-out crowd in the S. Mark Taper Auditorium at Benaroya Hall, “I got what I wanted. I’m going home now.” To be honest, he probably could have gotten awayRead more...

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