David Byrne Stories

Late Night Roundup | David Byrne, Buddy Guy, Nathaniel Rateliff & More

Watch some of Tomorrows Verses favorite artists hit the promotional, late-night television circuit. 1. David Byrne on The Late Show with Stephen ColbertTalking Heads songwriter David Byrne recently began his massive world tour in promotion of American Utopia, and stopped by Colberts show for an appropriately weird performance and interview. The choreographed song features Byrne and...

Friday Album Reviews | Eight New Records You Need To Know

As every Friday brings new music, Tomorrow's Verse brings you our top picks for the week. Here are our favorite records from 3/9.By: Alex WoodDavid Byrne American UtopiaThe first solo album from the Talking Heads frontman in 14 years, American Utopia is everything one could ask for from Byrne. A set of quirky but thoughtful songs...

Listen To David Byrne’s ‘One Year Later’ Playlist

Always a beacon of intelligence in the music scene, Talking Heads frontman David Byrne continues to update his blog with meaningful posts, reviews and more.Now, the artist has created a Spotify playlist titled One Year Later, consisting of contemporary pop music hes been listening to lately that has been released since the presidential election....

David Byrne Reveals New Album Out Next Year, Collaborations With Brian Eno And Oneohtrix Point Never, Tour Plans

David Byrne recently participated in a Reddit AMA, or Ask Me Anything, and his answers to fans questions revealed the Talking Heads singers upcoming plans.Bynre told fans that his next album would be out early next year, and that Brian [Eno] helped me a LOT on the record.Im making tour plans (and a...

Watch David Byrne And Angélique Kidjo Perform "Once In A Lifetime"

Photo: @bighasslekenBeninese singer Anglique Kidjo performed Talking Heads 1980 record Remain In Light in full at New York Citys Carnegie Hall last night, and was joined by a special guest.David Byrne joined the singer on stage to contribute vocals to Once In A Lifetime, and video has surfaced of the performance.After a false...

David Byrne: As Thoughtful As You'd Think About Manilow's Dead Musician Duets

David Byrne is a man who knows how to use words in a creative and thought-provoking way, a point made obvious by both his lyrics and his imaginative, reflective journal posts.It should come as no surprise, then, that Byrnes review of the new Barry Manilow record for The Talkhouse reads nothing like your typical...

David Byrne Performs Biz Markie's "Just A Friend", Makes A Point

David Byrne and other like-minded artists performed at a benefit for the Content Creators Coalition at New York City's Le Poisson Rouge last night and the nature of the event called for something just a bit different than a typical Byrne performance. He is calling attention to the fact that in the US, unlike many...

The Rock Fan's 2013 Guide To Ravinia Festival

Ravinia Festival may not be a festival in the way the most readers think of it -- in fact, its cornerstone has always been a fine program of classical music, a genre that has yet to infiltrate any other festivals that I've been to (except the Clifford Ball).However, if you're looking for a more...

Review, Stream, Download, Setlist & Video: David Byrne & St. Vincent @ Chicago Theater 9/18/12

It's rare that I'd have to start a concert review with Spoiler Alert and even rarer that I'd fall so hard for a show that was as well-planned and seemingly scripted as this event, but despite these caveats David Byrne and St. Vincent at Chicago Theater was Grade A entertainment and among my favorite shows...

Whitney Houston Tribute: David Byrne Performs "I Wanna Dance With Somebody" @ Union Chapel

This is about all I can offer in tribute to Whitney, but in my eyes is worth about 1000 All Star Grammys memorials.Whitney Houston (August 9, 1963 February 11, 2012)