David Byrne Biography (Wikipedia)
David Byrne (born 14 May 1952) is a Scottish-American singer, songwriter, musician, record producer, artist, actor, writer and filmmaker who was a founding member, principal songwriter and lead singer and guitarist of the American new wave band Talking Heads (1975–1991).
Byrne has released solo recordings and worked with various media including film, photography, opera, fiction, and non-fiction. He has received Academy, Grammy, and Golden Globe Awards, and has been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
- David Byrne: How art school led me to New Yorkhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p06q1nmf.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p06q1nmf.jpg2018-10-27T11:21:00.000ZDavid's departure from art school in the 70's allowed him to move to New York.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p06q1l9h
David Byrne: How art school led me to New York
- 6 Questions for... David Byrnehttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p06q1mlx.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p06q1mlx.jpg2018-10-27T11:07:00.000ZMary Anne Hobbs poses six burning questions to David Byrne.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p06q1l9s
6 Questions for... David Byrne
- David Byrne talks to Elizabeth Alker about American Utopiahttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p061nld1.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p061nld1.jpg2018-03-19T18:09:00.000ZDavid Byrne talks to Elizabeth Alker about American Utopiahttps://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p061nb1h
David Byrne talks to Elizabeth Alker about American Utopia
- How varied are your musical tastes?https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p05y1p9z.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p05y1p9z.jpg2018-02-28T14:21:00.000ZWe asked some musicians we love about the music they love…https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p05zn0vl
How varied are your musical tastes?
- What music are you a fan of?https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p05y1p9z.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p05y1p9z.jpg2018-02-13T16:34:00.000ZWe asked some musicians we love about the music they love…https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p05y1lgh
What music are you a fan of?
- David Byrne: "All the musicians will be mobile - we've never tried that before!"https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p05wq31d.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p05wq31d.jpg2018-01-31T18:53:00.000ZDavid tells Simon about his ambitious new 'American Utopia' tour!https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p05wq2ph
David Byrne: "All the musicians will be mobile - we've never tried that before!"
- Reasons To Be Cheerful With David Byrnehttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p05wsf5b.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p05wsf5b.jpg2018-01-31T17:42:00.000ZLauren catches up with David ahead of the release of his new solo album American Utopia. He talks about the power of music to provide solidarity, grassroots creativity, and more.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p05wps4j
Reasons To Be Cheerful With David Byrne
- Is David Byrne the greatest man in rock?https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p05qkygv.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p05qkygv.jpg2017-12-09T09:28:00.000ZComedian Bill Bailey on why the Talking Heads frontman is his hero...https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p05qktl8
Is David Byrne the greatest man in rock?
- David Byrne on the power of Tropicaliahttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03j3xwr.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03j3xwr.jpg2016-02-10T12:52:00.000ZTropicalia champion David Byrne talks about the Tropicalists’ ingenuity and the movement’s founder Caetano Velsoso reflects on Tropicalia as a revolutionary forcehttps://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p03j3xx6
David Byrne on the power of Tropicalia
- David Byrne in conversation with Gilles Petersonhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p028lv5j.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p028lv5j.jpg2015-08-24T11:56:00.000ZDavid Byrne speaks with 6 Music's Gilles Peterson about curating this year's Meltdown Festival.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p030kpml
David Byrne in conversation with Gilles Peterson
- David Byrne, Sinkane and Money Mark on the music of William Onyeaborhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01bqmzr.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01bqmzr.jpg2015-08-21T10:20:00.000ZDavid Byrne, Sinkane and Money Mark join Lauren at the Southbank Centre for this year's Meltdown Festival to talk about performing the music of William Onyeabor.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p0309pd6
David Byrne, Sinkane and Money Mark on the music of William Onyeabor
- David Byrne - Interviewhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p028lv5j.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p028lv5j.jpg2014-10-13T12:00:00.000ZFormer Talking Heads singer David Byrne chats to Mark and Stuart about the musical Here Lies Love, which he created with Fatboy Slim, aka Norman Cook.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p028lvbl
David Byrne - Interview
- David Byrne - An Evening In Withhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p028dntk.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p028dntk.jpg2014-10-10T14:32:00.000ZJo Whiley spends An Evening In With... Talking Heads frontman David Byrne, whose new musical about Imelda Marcos, Here Lies Love, is opening at the National Theatre.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p028dpz6
David Byrne - An Evening In With
- David Byrne chats with Laurenhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p027vggt.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p027vggt.jpg2014-10-03T11:41:00.000ZLauren Laverne chats with Talking Heads founder David Byrne.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p027vgq1
David Byrne chats with Lauren
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