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    Watch: David Byrne Talks "American Utopia" with "CBS Sunday Morning"
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    David Byrne was the subject of a feature profile on CBS Sunday Morning today. He spoke with Sunday Morning contributor Serena Altschul about his life in music both with and after Talking Heads, his Reasons to Be Cheerful project, and the current Broadway production of David Byrne's American Utopia, the original cast album for which is available here via Nonesuch Records. You can watch their conversation here:

    "We're gonna take you on a whole journey that's not just a bunch of songs, and you're gonna have a party," Bryne says of American Utopia, "but you're gonna be at a different place emotionally and intellectually or whatever by the end." He later wonders: "Am I a different person than I was before? Is my innate nature joyful and optimistic, or⁠—I think this is maybe more likely⁠—that I love working with these musicians so much, I love performing, I love what I'm doing, I love the message that we're putting across, that that gives me optimism."

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David Byrne spoke with CBS Sunday Morning contributor Serena Altschul about his life in music both with and after Talking Heads, his Reasons to Be Cheerful project, and the current Broadway production of David Byrne's American Utopia. "I love working with these musicians so much, I love performing, I love what I'm doing, I love the message that we're putting across," he tells Altschul, "that that gives me optimism." You can watch their conversation here.

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David Byrne was the subject of a feature profile on CBS Sunday Morning today. He spoke with Sunday Morning contributor Serena Altschul about his life in music both with and after Talking Heads, his Reasons to Be Cheerful project, and the current Broadway production of David Byrne's American Utopia, the original cast album for which is available here via Nonesuch Records. You can watch their conversation here:

"We're gonna take you on a whole journey that's not just a bunch of songs, and you're gonna have a party," Bryne says of American Utopia, "but you're gonna be at a different place emotionally and intellectually or whatever by the end." He later wonders: "Am I a different person than I was before? Is my innate nature joyful and optimistic, or⁠—I think this is maybe more likely⁠—that I love working with these musicians so much, I love performing, I love what I'm doing, I love the message that we're putting across, that that gives me optimism."

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David Byrne: "CBS Sunday Morning," January 2020

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