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New Music Releases for 22 November 2019

by Gavin Ryan

Major new titles coming this week from: Human Nature, Robbie Williams, Leonard Cohen, Christy Moore, Labrinth, Coldplay, Rod Stewart, David Byrne, Jason Aldean, Harry Nilsson, Luke Evans, Akon, James Morrison, Lindemann, Friendly Fires, Trippie Redd, Beck, Animal Collective, Danny Brown, Ben Lee, Iggy Azalea (EP) and the final So Fresh compilation of the year.

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David Byrne American Utopia tour 2018

David Byrne Launches ‘Positive’ Online Magazine

by Music-News.com

Former Talking Heads leader David Byrne has launched an online magazine focused on solutions to the world’s biggest problems.

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David Byrne Wins Helpmann for Best International Contemporary Concert

by Paul Cashmere

David Byrne has won a Helpmann Award in Australia for the Best International Contemporary Concert.

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Kylie Minogue, David Byrne and Paul Kelly Nominated for Helpmann Awards

by Paul Cashmere

The Helpmann Awards have recognised Australian acts Paul Kelly and Kylie Minogue and international stars David Byrne, Celine Dion, The Killers and Christine and the Queens for their performance excellence in Australia in the past 12 months.

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David Byrne names his live EP after quote from NME review

by Paul Cashmere

David Byrne has anointed his new live EP ‘The Best Live Show of All Time’ after a quote he got from a NME review.

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David Byrne delivers equal part Art and Rock in stunning Melbourne show #REVIEW

by Paul Cashmere

David Byrne has always been music by innovation. The Talking Heads were equal parts rock and art and their lead singer has continued that philosophy. In American Utopia, Byrne has transformed the band into the show. This show is as visually stunning as the songs themselves.

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

by Paul Cashmere

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

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David Byrne To Tour Australia and New Zealand

by Paul Cashmere

David Byrne will tour Australia and New Zealand in November.

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Wolfgang’s Vault Ruled To Be Infringing Copyright

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

For many years, Wolfgang’s Vault has been a music lover’s dream. The site collected audio and video of iconic artists as recorded both professionally and from other sources including the collection of Bill Graham, covering a wide variety of genres.

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David Byrne Opens His Giant Suit Emporium for Colbert

by Paul Cashmere

David Byrne is “burning down the house” with savings at his new giant suit emporium.

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New Music Releases For 9 March 2018

by Gavin Ryan

Major new titles coming this week from: Judas Priest, Three Days Grace, Mia Dyson, David Byrne, What So Not, Albert Hammond Jr., Calum Scott, Ian Moss, Editors and Erasure.

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David Byrne Reunites With Eno For His First Solo Album In 14 Years

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

It’s been fourteen years since David Byrne has released a true solo album.

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David Byrne Sets Solo Dates For 2018

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

David Byrne fans are in for a treat next year as he mounts a solo tour that he is comparing to a classic Talking Heads trek.

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David Byrne To Debut New Show Joan Of Arc

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

David Byrne is becoming quite adept at writing musicals about women.

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David Byrne Extinguishes Chance Of A Talking Heads Reunion

by Music-News.com

David Byrne has destroyed Talking Heads fans’ dreams of a reunion, insisting he isn’t willing to sacrifice his solo career for a get together.

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David Byrne Writes Second Musical

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Former Talking Heads leader David Byrne is going for a second round in the musical theater.

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Talking Heads Reject Reunion Rumours

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Chris Frantz and Jerry Harrison say there’s no Talking Heads reunion on the cards.

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BBC Profiles David Byrne

by Music-News.com

This August, as he returns to the UK to curate Southbank Centre’s Meltdown festival, BBC Radio 6 Music celebrates David Byrne with a series of programmes featuring the musician and songwriter.

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David Byrne To Perform With Alicia Keys For Charity Event

by Music-News.com

Alicia Keys will take the stage with rock legend David Byrne at Keep a Child Alive’s 11th Annual Black Ball event, a yearly gala offering first-time musical collaborations.

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David Byrne And St. Vincent Give Away Free EP

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

David Bryne and St. Vincent, who came together for one of last year’s best albums, Love This Giant, are sharing the wealth of their creative joining with a free EP of material with two remixes, two live cuts and one song that did not make the original album.

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Here Lies Love

David Byrne And Fatboy Slim Win Obie Award

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Here Lies Love, a concept album about the life of former Philippines first lady Imelda Marcos written by David Byrne and Fatboy Slim, was adapted for the theater and premiered earlier this year in New York.

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Kinky Boots

Cyndi Lauper Takes Home Broadway Honours

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

The Outer Critics Circle Awards, one of a number of Broadway and Off-Broadway honours that are announced in May and June every year, have given their Best Musicals awards to Cyndi Lauper’s Kinky Boots and David Byrne’s Here Lies Love. Lauper’s award is for a Broadway musical while Byrne’s is for an Off-Broadway show.

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St. Vincent

David Byrne And St. Vincent To Tour U.K. And Europe

by Music-News.com

David Byrne & St. Vincent have announced details of a long-awaited European tour, their first since releasing their collaborative album, Love This Giant last year.

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David Bowie And Rolling Stones Get NME Award Nods

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Britain’s NME (formerly the New Musical Express) has announced the nominees for the 2013 NME Awards and two veteran artists have scored high in nods.

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St. Vincent

David Byrne And St Vincent Go On The Road

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

David Byrne and Annie Clark (aka St. Vincent) are on the road promoting their new album Love This Giant.

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David Byrne To Headline Mona Foma

by Paul Cashmere

Former Talking Heads frontman David Byrne will head to Tasmania to headline the Mona Foma Festival in Hobart in January.

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