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David Byrne To Release New Album 'American Utopia' After 14 Years Since His Last Solo LP

David Byrne announced the release of his new album 'American Utopia' and released the first single from the album. The former Talking Heads front man also announced his spring tour to promote the album.

MIXTAPE MONDAY: Check Out New Songs from Bob Dylan, Anna Wise, Tegan and Sara & More

Bob Dylan, Anna Wise, and Tegan and Sara, among many other artists, premiered new songs this week. Check out our weekly mixtape now!

Talking Heads' David Byrne Criticizes Donald Trump in Website's Latest Newsletter

After Donald Trump's recent victory in the New Hampshire primaries alongside Bernie Sanders, Talking Heads' David Byrne has taken to the web to pen a lengthy essay as part of his website's latest newsletter, criticizing the candidate and his unlikely ...

David Byrne Prepares for 'Contemporary Color' Show Including 10 Color Guard Groups [WATCH]

In an area-sized display, former Talking Heads front man, David Byrne, enlisted the talents of a color guard team for four shows between June 22 and 23 at Toronto's Air Canada Centre and June 27 and 28 at Brooklyn's Barclays Center. Ten Flag-spinning ...

Ranking New Wave Vocalist Solo Debuts: Sting, Debbie Harry, David Byrne and More

On this date 30 years ago, Sting released his first solo album—The Dream of The Blue Turtles—after the inevitable split of the feuding Police. Some band vocalists have the chops to make it on their own, and some don't. Based on how Turtles did, ...

David Byrne Tribute: Watch Talking Heads Covers by Sharon Jones, O.A.R. and Glen Hansard at Carnegie Hall

The David Byrne tribute concert at Carnegie Hall last night, March 24, included some special guests performing tunes by the Talking Heads. Sharon Jones, O.A.R. and Glen Hansard were on hand to honor the singer, who also unleashed a cover of "Uptown ...

Vintage Talking Heads Concert Footage from 1980 Surfaces: Watch Band Play Classics [SETLIST]

Music Vault has an impressive amount of vintage and rare concert footage from legendary acts like Lou Reed, The Grateful Dead and The Allman Brothers Band. The company shared a full Talking Heads concert from 1980 recently that featured the classic ...

Alicia Keys, David Byrne, Angel Haze To Perform At Keep A Child Alive's Black Ball Charity Event

Alicia Keys and David Byrne are among the acts set to take the stage at Keep A Child Alive's 11th annual Black Ball event, a yearly gala that offers first-time musical collaborations. This year's edition will take place on Oct. 30 at the Hammerstein ...

Bang On A Can's Asphalt Orchestra Release Pixies' 'Surfer Rosa' Cover Album November 18 on Cantaloupe Music Records

Bang On A Can project, Asphalt Orchestra, is set to drop their latest record, a Pixies' Surfer Rosa remix album. The Cantaloupe Music release is due out on November 18 and features the cult classic in it’s entirety.

Arcade Fire, David Byrne Cover Suicide In Brooklyn [WATCH]

Arcade Fire's three-night stay in Brooklyn ended with an odd twist on Sunday when David Byrne joined them in full vampire makeup.

Music Times Casts 'Doctor Who: The Musical' and Offends Whovians Everywhere; Daleks, Cybermen and The Master

The "Symphonic Experience" sounds great, really, but being uncouth Americans like we are, we couldn't help but wonder if a more pop-oriented TV-opera is a possibility. But then of course we'd need real people to provide the vocals for the various ...

8 Album Titles Inspired By Literature: The Roots, Iron Maiden, And More

I've previously written about bands that named themselves after works of literature, but some artists have chosen to boast their literary credentials in other ways. Here are eight album titles that were inspired by literary works.

10 Musicians Who Have Directed Films: Bob Dylan, Neil Young, And More

Today Bruce Springsteen shared his short film/music video Hunter of Invisible Game on his website, which is his directorial debut. Springsteen is far from the first musician to direct a film, however. Here are ten more musicians who have dabbled in ...

Who Should Be Stephen Colbert's Bandleader?

We can all stop speculating: today it was officially announced that Stephen Colbert will be taking over for David Letterman when he retires from The Late Show next year. Now we can begin speculating about something else: who will be Colbert’s ...

David Byrne's performance of Biz Markie is rife with political commentary

Earlier this week, many media representatives began reporting that David Byrne would perform Biz Markie's hip-hop classic "Just A Friend" at the Le Poisson Rouge. And he did. The detail that was missed was that Byrne's performance packed a political ...

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