A previously unreleased David Bowie demo, David Byrne, and both with the common denominator of Brian Eno — a score, huh? Here’s the new music you heard this week on KXT.
David Byrne & St. Vincent have confirmed the September 11 release of their album, ‘Love This Giant,’ to be released worldwide by 4AD under exclusive license from Byrne’s label Todo Mundo.*
David Byrne and Brian Eno – Strange Overtones David Byrne and Brian Eno – “Strange Overtones” From their 2008 record Everything That Happens Will Happen Today, this collaboration finds legendary producer Eno and former Talking Heads frontman Byrne working to find the medium between electronic music and gospel. Reviving the partnership that produced 1981’s My… Read more »
Talking Heads – “This Must Be The Place (Naive Melody)” This classic, from the Talking Heads’ fifth record Speaking in Tongues. Remarkable in that the main melody never changes throughout the entire song, David Byrne’s vocal melody lifts lyrics that he admits are “made up almost completely of non sequiturs”. The Arcade Fire also recently covered… Read more »