How Music Works is an unparalleled account of a life in music and an explanation of how and why music works from one of the world's most accomplished performers. With his albums for Talking Heads, his work with Brian Eno or his solo output, David Byrne has been consistently at the forefront of... read more
“The idea is to allow the chthonic material the freedom it needs to gurgle up.”
“This was not a factor that helped the scene; it was not charming or romantic. While being forced to put on a show with limited means and having to mingle might actually have been productive, busted toilets in clubs are just sad and mean.”
“To Sousa, the prospect of recorded music was a "thought as unhappy and incongruous as <eating> canned salmon by a trout brook."”
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