David Byrne

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A cofounder of the musical group Talking Heads, David Byrne has also released several solo albums in addition to collaborating with such noted artists as Twyla Tharp, Robert Wilson, and Brian Eno. His art includes photography and installation works and has been published in five books. He lives in New York and he recently added some new bike racks of his own design around town, thanks to the Department of Transportation.

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How Music Works

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Arboretum

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The New Sins

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Your Action World

3.99 avg rating — 105 ratings — published 1999
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Strange Ritual

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E.E.E.I.

4.03 avg rating — 34 ratings — published 2003
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What the Songs Look Like

4.50 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 1987
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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.”
David Byrne

“I like a good story and I also like staring at the sea-- do I have to choose between the two?”
David Byrne, How Music Works

“I don't care how impossible it seems.”
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