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David Byrne 2009: Photo By Ros O'Gorman

David Byrne 2009: Photo By Ros O'Gorman

David Byrne New Zealand reviews reveal a Talking Heads trip and more

by Paul Cashmere on November 21, 2018

in News

David Byrne’s New Zealand shows are being written up as one of the greatest shows of 2018.

One review by Karl Puschmann of the New Zealand Herald put it simply …”this was a show”.

This will be Byrne’s fifth Australian tour of the 21st century. He was last in Australia in 2013 with St Vincent and before that toured in 2009, 2005 and 2002. Prior to that David Byrne’s first solo tour was 1992. With Talking Heads he made it down in 1984 and 1979.

This setlist is half Talking Heads, half solo and most of the solo centres on his recent album ‘American Utopian’.

David Byrne setlist, New Zealand, 2018

Here (from American Utopia, 2018)
Lazy (from Grown Backwards, 2004)
I Zimbra (from Talking Heads, Fear of Music, 1979)
Slippery People (from Talking Heads, Speaking In Tongues, 1983)
I Should Watch TV (from Love This Giant, 2014)
Dog’s Mind (from American Utopia, 2018)
Everybody’s Coming to My House (from American Utopia, 2018)
This Must Be the Place (Naive Melody) (from Talking Heads, Speaking In Tongues, 1983)
Once in a Lifetime (from Talking Heads, Remain In Light, 1980)
Doing the Right Thing (from American Utopia, 2018)
Toe Jam (from Brighton Port Authority, I Think We’re Gonna Need A Bigger Boat, 2009)
Born Under Punches (The Heat Goes On) (from Talking Heads, Remain In Light, 1980)
I Dance Like This (from American Utopia, 2018)
Bullet (from American Utopia, 2018)
Gasoline and Dirty Sheets (from American Utopia, 2018)
Blind (from Talking Heads, Naked, 1988)
Burning Down the House (from Talking Heads, Speaking In Tongues, 1983)

Encore:
Road to Nowhere (from Talking Heads, Little Creatures, 1985)
The Great Curve (from Talking Heads, Remain In Light, 1980)

Encore 2:
Hell You Talmbout (Janelle Monáe cover)

David Byrne is touring Australia for Frontier Touring

David Byrne remaining dates

21 November, Gold Coast, Convention Centre
24 November, Melbourne, Madge Caught Arena
25 November, Adelaide, Entertainment Centre Theatre

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