Tag: David Byrne

Talking Heads ‘Chronology’ DVD to feature live performances from 1975-1983, 2002

Talking Heads ‘Chronology’ DVD to feature live performances from 1975-1983, 2002

Eagle Rock Entertainment this fall will release a DVD compiling Talking Heads live performances from across the band’s touring career, an 18-track set called ‘Chronology’ that spans the years 1975 to 1983 — and includes the quartet performing “Life During Wartime” during its brief reunion at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2002.

New releases: Primal Scream, David Byrne, Peter Hook, Blondie, Elvis Costello

New releases: Primal Scream, David Byrne, Peter Hook, Blondie, Elvis Costello

This week’s new releases include concert DVDs/Blu-rays from Primal Scream and David Byrne; a live album of Peter Hook performing ‘Unknown Pleasures’; a reissue of Elvis Costello’s ‘Get Happy!!’ on audiophile vinyl; and the U.S. CD release of Kate Bush’s ‘Director’s Cut.’

Video: David Byrne, ‘I Feel My Stuff’ — off upcoming ‘Ride, Rise, Roar’ tour DVD

Video: David Byrne, ‘I Feel My Stuff’ — off upcoming ‘Ride, Rise, Roar’ tour DVD

More than a year after premiering at South By Southwest, the David Byrne concert film ‘Ride, Rise, Roar’ — documenting the creation and staging of the ‘Songs of David Byrne and Brian Eno’ tour in 2008 and 2009 — arrives on DVD and Blu-ray next week.

Pixies’ ‘Minotaur’ box set earns Grammy nomination for best packaging design

Pixies’ ‘Minotaur’ box set earns Grammy nomination for best packaging design

The Pixies’ hefty box set ‘Minotaur’ scored a Grammy nomination tonight for Best Boxed or Special Limited Edition Package.

Video: Crowded House and Liam Finn cover Neil Young’s ‘Old Man’ in Clearwater, Fla.

Crowded House tonight posted video of the band, joined by Neil Finn’s son, Liam Finn, performing Neil Young’s classic ‘Old Man’ in Clearwater, Fla., on Wednesday night as a tribute to longtime Young sideman Ben Keith, who died two days earlier.

Video: David Byrne and Crowded House play Talking Heads songs in New York City

Fans at Crowded House’s third-of-three shows at New York’s Bowery Ballroom last night got a rare treat: David Byrne joined the band during its encore to perform the Talking Heads classics ‘Once in a Lifetime’ and ‘Road to Nowhere.’

David Byrne covers Peter Gabriel’s ‘I Don’t Remember’ for ‘Scratch My Back’ project

Today sees the release of the sixth double A-side single from Peter Gabriel’s orchestral covers album ‘Scratch My Back’: his version of the Talking Heads’ ‘Remain in Light’ track ‘Listening Wind,’ backed by David Byrne’s take on ‘I Don’t Remember,’ off Gabriel’s third self-titled album.

Milestones: David Byrne is 58 today; watch quirky ‘Music for the Knee Plays’ live

Milestones: David Byrne is 58 today; watch quirky ‘Music for the Knee Plays’ live

Former Talking Heads leader David Byrne turns 58 today, and we mark his birthday with one of his quirkier solo projects: ‘Music for the Knee Plays,’ a 1985 brass-band-and-vocals album Byrne composed for Robert Wilson’s opera ‘the CIVIL warS.’

New releases: David Byrne/Fatboy Slim, Robyn Hitchcock; Squeeze, Colourfield reissues

New releases: David Byrne/Fatboy Slim, Robyn Hitchcock; Squeeze, Colourfield reissues

This week’s new releases include new albums from David Byrne & Fatboy Slim (‘Here Lies Love,’ about Imelda Marcos) and Robyn Hitchcock (‘Propellor Time’), plus expanded reissues from David Bowie, The Colourfield and Squeeze.

David Byrne concert film ‘Ride, Rise, Roar’ to premiere at South By Southwest in March

David Byrne concert film ‘Ride, Rise, Roar’ to premiere at South By Southwest in March

‘Ride, Rise, Roar’ — a new concert film documenting the creation and staging of David Byrne’s ambitious ‘The Songs of David Byrne and Brian Eno’ tour in 2008 and 2009 — will receive its world premiere next month at the South By Southwest festival in Austin, Texas.

Grammy shut out: Depeche Mode, U2, Pet Shop Boys, Elvis Costello denied awards

Grammy shut out: Depeche Mode, U2, Pet Shop Boys, Elvis Costello denied awards

Rough night for the handful of ’80s college-rock vets nominated for Grammy Awards this year: Depeche Mode, Pet Shop Boys, U2, Elvis Costello, David Byrne and Brian Eno, and Ministry all were shut out tonight for trophies in their respective categories, losing, in most cases, to more current acts.

David Byrne and Fatboy Slim ready ‘Here Lies Love,’ their Imelda Marcos concept album

David Byrne and Fatboy Slim ready ‘Here Lies Love,’ their Imelda Marcos concept album

Tweet David Byrne and Fatboy Slim next month finally will release Here Lies Love, the duo’s long-gestating, star-laden 22-track concept album about former Filipino first […]

Depeche Mode, Pet Shop Boys, David Byrne & Brian Eno earn Grammy nominations

Depeche Mode, Pet Shop Boys, David Byrne & Brian Eno earn Grammy nominations

Tweet The nominations for the 52nd annual Grammy Awards were announced last night, and this year’s list features a slew of ’80s college-rock vets, including […]

David Byrne to publish ‘Bicycle Diaries’ book

David Byrne to publish ‘Bicycle Diaries’ book

No stranger to the two-wheeler, ex-Talking Head David Byrne this fall will publish “Bicycle Diaries,” a 320-page text-and-photo account of his observations gleaned while cycling […]