Talking Heads

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Talking Heads musicians survive serious collision with drunk driver
Tina Weymouth in ‘a lot of pain’ after she fractures sternum and three ribs in car crash, says husband Chris Frantz

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

28, Mar, 2022 @8:26 AM

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The greatest songs about the climate crisis – ranked!
As Cop26 opens in Glasgow, we provide the soundtrack, ranging from Gojira’s metal fury to gorgeous environmental paeans by Childish Gambino, Neil Young and Joni Mitchell

Alexis Petridis

28, Oct, 2021 @12:30 PM

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Jon Hassell: radical musician who studied with Stockhausen and worked with Eno
The influential experimental US composer ‘celebrated and dignified’ his ‘fourth world’ sources and contributed to albums by Brian Eno and Talking Heads

Alexis Petridis

27, Jun, 2021 @6:51 PM

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‘Africa has so much talent – we can’t even grasp it’: Angélique Kidjo on pop, politics and power
She’s played with everyone from Tony Allen to David Byrne. Now the Grammy winner is singing with a new generation of African stars, celebrating their continent while confronting its failings

Emmanuel Akinwotu

04, Jun, 2021 @5:00 AM

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American Utopia review – David Byrne and Spike Lee burn down the house
This ambitious concert film mixes politics, Talking Heads hits and Lee’s inimitable style to winning effect

Simran Hans

19, Dec, 2020 @3:00 PM

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David Byrne: 'Spike Lee and I have a lot in common'
The former Talking Heads frontman on the importance of performance, covering Janelle Monáe, and his hope for the American experiment

Sean O’Hagan

13, Dec, 2020 @9:30 AM

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David Byrne's lockdown despair: 'I'd wake up and ask – What am I doing today and why?'
The Talking Heads frontman has taken up drawing to get him through the pandemic – and face down his fears. He talks us through his favourites, from Nature Man to Balanced Life

Tim Jonze

14, Oct, 2020 @3:07 PM

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David Byrne apologizes for donning blackface in 1984 video
Talking Heads frontman sorry for ‘a lack of real understanding’ over video from the Stop Making Sense concert film

Adrian Horton

01, Sep, 2020 @5:39 PM

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Chris Frantz: 'If you knew David Byrne, you would not be jealous of him'
The ex-Talking Heads drummer talks about his revealing new book Remain in Love and a contentious relationship with the band’s frontman

Jim Farber

21, Jul, 2020 @7:15 AM

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Remain in Love by Chris Frantz review – once in a lifetime with Talking Heads
The band’s drummer describes his glory years with the post-punk art-rockers, his bass-playing wife, Tina, and the enigma that is David Byrne

Andrew Martin

19, Jul, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Remain in Love: Talking Heads, Tom Tom Club and Tina by Chris Frantz review
The trouble with David Byrne ... A revealing inside account of the highs and lows of a band who looked and sounded like nobody else

Olivia Laing

15, Jul, 2020 @6:30 AM

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From the Band to Beyoncé: concert films to fill the live music black hole
Ahead of what would have been Glastonbury weekend, we pick the documentaries that best recreate the magic of gigs and festivals

Dorian Lynskey

21, Jun, 2020 @7:00 AM

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