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David Byrne, French Accent Confession, Starling Murmurations

Talking Heads icon David Byrne discusses his new solo album American Utopia with Simon.

Talking Heads icon David Byrne discusses his new solo album 'American Utopia' with Simon. The record will be accompanied by a world tour, described by David as "the most ambitious show I've done since the shows that were filmed for Stop Making Sense."

The album was announced during a presentation of his "Reasons To Be Cheerful" series, where over the last year, David has been collecting stories, news, ideas, and other items that all either embody or identify examples of things that inspire optimism, such as a tech breakthrough, a musical act, a new idea in urban planning or transportation - something seen, heard, or tasted..

1 hour, 55 minutes

Music Played

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  • Robbie Williams

    Let Me Entertain You

    • Now 39 (Various Artists).
    • Now.
  • Manic Street Preachers

    International Blue

    • Resistance Is Futile.
    • Columbia.
  • The Beach Boys

    Good Vibrations

    • Smiley Smile (Stereo Version).
    • EMI.
  • Talking Heads

    Psycho Killer

    • Talking Heads - Stop Making Sense.
    • EMI.
  • Captain Sensible

    Happy Talk

    • Sensible Singles.
    • A&M.
    • 5.
  • Bruno Mars

    Finesse (Remix) (feat. Cardi B)

    • (CD Single).
    • Atlantic.
  • Cass Elliot

    It's Getting Better

    • Sweet Talkin' Guy - Sound Of 60's Gal.
    • Old Gold.
  • Coldplay

    Viva La Vida

    • Viva La Vida Or Death & All His Friends.
    • Parlophone.
    • 1.
  • SZA & Calvin Harris

    The Weekend (Funk Wav Remix)

    • (CD Single).
    • Top Dawg Entertainment/RCA Records.
    • 1.
  • David Byrne

    Everybody's Coming To My House (edit)

    • American Utopia.
    • Nonesuch Records Inc..
  • Keala Settle & The Greatest Showman Ensemble

    This Is Me

    • The Greatest Showman: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack.
    • Atlantic.
    • 7.
  • Iggy Pop

    Lust For Life

    • Cigarettes And Alcohol: 40 Modern Anthems (Various Artists).
    • Columbia.
  • Madness

    Bed & Breakfast Man

    • It Must Be Love.
    • Virgin.
    • 2.
  • L7


    • Slash/London.
  • Kate Rusby

    Here We Come A-Wassailing

    • Sweet Bells.
    • Pure Records.


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