http://www.nonesuch.com/journal/david-byrne-talks-to-cnn-about-his-music-daily-telegraph-4-stars-to-inspired-here-lies-love-2010-04-01April 01, 2010|1 commentsDavid Byrne Talks to CNN About His Music; Daily Telegraph Gives Four Stars to the "Inspired" "Here Lies Love"
David Byrne's Here Lies Love—a collaboration with Fatboy Slim and nearly two dozen vocalists—is out now. Earlier this year, Byrne spoke with CNN about his craft while at the TED Conference, in a just-published video. The Daily Telegraph gives Here Lies Love four stars, calling it "inspired ... a headily atmospheric and inspired combination of humid, late-Seventies, early-Eighties Latin-tilted beats and lyrics you actually want to think about."Read more|Journal Topics:Reviews Videodavid byrnehttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/david-byrne-to-sign-copies-of-here-lies-love-at-moma-store-in-new-york-on-april-13-2010-03-31March 31, 2010|0 comments
Here Lies Love, David Byrne's song-cycle collaboration with Fatboy Slim on the life of Filipino first lady Imelda Marcos, is due out next week, on Tuesday, April 6. One week later, on Tuesday, April 13, Byrne will appear at the MoMA Design and Book Store at The Museum of Modern Art in New York City to sign copies of the album purchased there.Read more|Journal Topics:Album Release Artist Newsdavid byrnehttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/listen-to-david-byrne-and-fatboy-slims-collaboration-here-lies-love-on-npr-2010-03-30March 30, 2010|3 comments
David Byrne and Fatboy Slim's upcoming collaboration, Here Lies Love, will be released in the US on April 6. In the meantime, you can stream the album in its entirety at NPR Music's First Listen at npr.orgRead more|Journal Topics:Radiodavid byrnehttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/video-david-byrne-please-dont-w-santigold-vocal-now-at-nonesuch-com-2010-03-18March 18, 2010|1 comments
"Please Don't," the first of six videos from the David Byrne / Fatboy Slim album Here Lies Love, is now on view at nonesuch.com/media. The track features vocals by Santigold, one of the many artists to contribute vocals to the album, which explores the life of former Philippine First Lady Imelda Marcos and her rise to power. "Please Don't" documents Marcos's use of "handbag diplomacy" with world leaders to promote Philippine interests abroad.Read more|Journal Topics:Videodavid byrnehttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/video-for-santigold-track-on-david-byrnes-here-lies-love-premieres-on-boing-boing-2010-03-16March 16, 2010|0 comments
Here Lies Love, David Byrne's musical collaboration with Fatboy Slim on the life of Imelda Marcos, is due out from Todomundo and Nonesuch Records in just three weeks and is currently available for pre-order in the Nonesuch Store. The song cycle features a who's who of guest vocalists like Santigold; the video for her track, "Please Don't," is now on Boing Boing. Ride, Rise, Roar, a documentary look at Byrne's 2008-09 tour, premiered yesterday at SXSW.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News Film Web/Technologydavid byrnehttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/sxsw-to-feature-the-low-anthem-christina-courtin-carolina-chocolate-drops-new-david-byrne-doc-2010-02-25February 25, 2010|0 commentsSouth by Southwest to Feature The Low Anthem, Christina Courtin, Carolina Chocolate Drops, New David Byrne Documentary
The 2010 South by Southwest festival is set to get under way March 12 through 21 in Austin, Texas, with a number of Nonesuch artists—The Low Anthem, Christina Courtin, and the Carolina Chocolate Drops—have already been tapped to perform. Also, SXSW will screen Ride, Rise, Roar, a new concert film following David Byrne on his 2008-09 tour The Songs of David Byrne & Brian Eno.Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Artist News Filmdavid byrnehttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/sunday-times-examines-david-byrnes-focus-on-imelda-marcos-for-here-lies-love-2010-02-22February 22, 2010|0 comments
Here Lies Love, the David Byrne / Fatboy Slim song cycle about Imelda Marcos, is the subject of a feature in the Sunday Times Magazine (UK). The article examines why its creators and score of vocalists would take on a project about so notorious a figure, finding echoes of "Nixon in China, a work that presented another controversial political figure in an unusually favourable light." BoingBoing recently spoke with Bryne at the TED conference.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist Newsdavid byrnehttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/here-lies-love-vocalist-charmaine-clamor-talks-to-philippine-daily-inquirer-about-album-david-byrne-2010-02-11February 11, 2010|0 comments"Here Lies Love" Vocalist Charmaine Clamor Talks to "Philippine Daily Inquirer" About the Album, Working with David Byrne
Here Lies Love, the forthcoming David Byrne / Fatboy Slim collaboration, tells the tale of former Philippine first lady Imelda Marcos through a cadre of vocalists from a myriad musical worlds, including Filipino jazz singer Charmaine Clamor. "I was impressed with the catchy melodies," she tells the Philippine Daily Inquirer in an interview about the project, "and more so with the historical accuracy of the lyrics." Byrne is participating in today's "Invention" session of the TED Conference.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist Newsdavid byrnehttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/david-byrne-and-fatboy-slim-to-release-here-lies-love-on-todomundo-nonesuch-records-april-6-2010-02-05February 05, 2010|0 comments
David Byrne and Fatboy Slim have paired up for Here Lies Love, a 22-track song cycle about the life of former First Lady of the Philippines Imelda Marcos. Due April 6, the album includes two CDs, a DVD, and a 100-page book detailing the project. In addition to Byrne and Fatboy Slim, Here Lies Love features performances by Santigold, Florence Welch (Florence + The Machine), Sia, Steve Earle, St. Vincent, Natalie Merchant, Tori Amos, Sharon Jones, Nicole Atkins, and many others.Read more|Journal Topics:Album Releasedavid byrnehttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/david-byrne-participates-in-stories-in-high-fidelity-also-featuring-here-lies-love-vocalist-2010-02-03February 03, 2010|0 comments
David Byrne will present his video/audio lecture called Creation in Reverse at Bowery Ballroom in New York City tonight as part of the Stories in High Fidelity reading and music series. There will also be a special music performance by Nicole Atkins, a featured vocalist on Byrne's forthcoming Todomundo/Nonesuch release, Here Lies Love, which is available for pre-order now in the Nonesuch Store.