David Byrne





David Byrne

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in Dumbarton, Scotland, The United Kingdom
May 14, 1952

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David Byrne is a musician and artist most associated with his role as a founding member and principal songwriter of the American new wave band Talking Heads, which was active between 1975 and 1991. Since then, Byrne has released his own solo recordings and worked with various media including film, photography, opera, and non-fiction. He has received Grammy, Oscar, and Golden Globe awards and been inducted to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.


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This post is written by our friend Sarah Caplan, who worked at Todomundo for many years on art and music projects. Some years ago she left and eventually moved to East Palo Alto, where she and her family live now.



Before going there, my knowledge of China was very limited—and probably a bit unconventional for an American. I grew up in a hippie household in the ‘70s, where my extremely left-lean...

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What the Songs Look Like
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“Sometimes it's a form of love just to talk to somebody that you have nothing in common with and still be fascinated by their presence.”
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“I don't care how impossible it seems.”
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“The two biggest self-deceptions of all are that life has a 'meaning'and each of us is unique.”
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