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David Byrne

Background information
Born May 14, 1952
Born place Dumbarton, Scotland
Genre(s) New Wave
Experimental Pop
Alternative Rock
Years active 1974—present
Label(s) Nonesuch Records
Associated acts Brian Eno
Talking Heads
X-Press 2
Fatboy Slim
Website Website

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David Byrne (born May 14, 1952) is a Scottish-born musician and artist most associated with his role as a founding member and principal songwriter of the American new wave band Talking Heads, which was active between 1975 and 1991. Since then, Byrne has released his own solo recordings and worked with various media including film, photography, opera, and non-fiction. He has received Grammy, Oscar, and Golden Globe awards and been inducted to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Grown Backwards (2004) Look into the Eyeball (2001) Feelings (1997) David Byrne (1994) Uh-Oh (1992) Rei Momo (1989)

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Дэвид Бирн приглашает в 'музыкальный дом'

May 13, 2009
Экс-фронтмен Talking Heads Дэвид Бирн (David Byrne) готовится представить свою арт-постановку «Playing The Building» в Лондоне. Идея инсталляции заключается в том, чтобы превратить здание в гигантский оркестр, инструментами которого станут все коммуникации и инфраструктура дома. Для этих целей будет использован местный концертный зал Roundhouse. Эксцентричное шоу можно будет наблюдать с 8 по 31 августа.  Read more 

David Byrne To Headline Big Chill Festival

March 31, 2009
David Byrne will close this year's Big Chill festival in Herefordshire, organisers have announced. The singer joins previously reported headliners Basement Jaxx and Orbital at the event, which runs from August 7th-9th.  Read more 

David Byrne 'Doesn't Need Money' For Talking Heads Reunion

March 25, 2009
David Byrne has said he has no plans to reform with Talking Heads. Various media reports over recent months have suggested the band, who split in 1991, could reunite for a world tour.  Read more 

David Byrne, Peaches, British Sea Power Set For Ether Festival

March 5, 2009
David Byrne and Peaches are among a host of acts who will perform at this year's Ether festival in London. Other acts on the line up include British Sea Power and Squarepusher.  Read more 

David Byrne Announces Massive UK Tour

January 22, 2009
David Byrne has announced details of a huge UK tour, which will begin in Bristol on March 27th. The Songs of David Byrne and Brian Eno tour will also feature performances in Liverpool, Sheffield and Nottingham.  Read more 

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