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Remain in Love: Talking Heads, Tom Tom Club, Tina PDF E-mail
Wednesday, 15 July 2020 16:21
In Remain in Love, Tom Tom Club drummer Chris Frantz writes about the beginnings of Talking Heads―their days as art students in Providence, moving to the sparse Chrystie Street loft Frantz, Tina Weymouth, and David Byrne shared where the music that defined an era was written. With never-before-seen photos and immersive vivid detail, Frantz describes life on tour, down to the meals eaten and the clothes worn―and reveals the mechanics of a long and complicated working relationship with a mercurial frontman.

At the heart of Remain in Love is Frantz’s love for Weymouth: their once-in-a-lifetime connection as lovers, musicians, and bandmates, and how their creativity surged with the creation of their own band Tom Tom Club, bringing a fresh Afro-Caribbean beat to hits like “Genius of Love.”

Remain in Love is available in your local bookstore, or online at all major outlets in various formats: hard cover, Kindle ebook and audio book on CD, narrated by Chris Frantz.

 
American Utopia on Broadway PDF E-mail
Monday, 21 October 2019 09:24

David Byrne brings his American Utopia show to Broadway. To accompany the shows, Todo Mundo/MNonesuch released a live album in digital format. The album can be found on Spotify and is availabele for purchase here: American Utopia on Broadway (Original cast recording)

 
Complete True Stories Soundtrack PDF E-mail
Sunday, 25 November 2018 11:03
True Stories Soundtrack The complete soundtrack to David Byrne's 1986 movie True Stories contains the original score as well as Talking Heads songs sung by the actors. Enjoy 'Wild Wild Life' with vocals by John Goodman, 'Papa Legba' with Roebuck "Pops" Staples, Radio Head with feat. Tito Larriva, Esteban "Steve" Jordan & Los Vampiros and more. The complete soundtrack is available on double vinyl (UK/European release in January) and CD. The CD will also be included in the blu-ray package of the Criterion edition of the film itself.

Order The Complete True Stories on double vinyl (US)
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Order The Complete True Stories on double vinyl (UK/Europe)
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Audio documentary of Remain in Light PDF E-mail
Friday, 09 November 2018 00:00
American public radio station Studio 360 made a short audio documentary on the making of Remain in Light, the album whci transfermed the band from a new wave group into a funky orchestra. The documentary contains interviews with Chris Frantz, Tina Weymouth and the author of the book 'Song and Circumstance', Sytze Steenstra. The podcast will be part of the National Recording Registry of the Library of Congres.

Listen here: The story of Talking Heads' Remain in Light

 
True Stories Criterion Collection Edition PDF E-mail
Wednesday, 29 August 2018 08:12

David Byrne True Stories Criterion Edition David Byrne's 1986 feature film 'True Stories' gets the Criterion Collection treatment on blu-ray and DVD. The new restored 4K digital transfer comes with 5.1 surround DTS-HD sound and a ton of exclusive and never-seen-before special features.

The blu-ray edition comes with an audio CD containing the film's complete soundtrack, compiled here for the first time.

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Director-approved special edition bonus features:

  • New documentary about the film’s production, featuring Byrne, Lachman, screenwriter Stephen Tobolowsky, executive producer Edward Pressman, coproducer Karen Murphy, fashion-show costume designer Adelle Lutz, casting director Victoria Thomas, consultant Christina Patoski, actor Jo Harvey Allen, and artist and songwriter Terry Allen
  • Real Life (1986), a short documentary by Pamela Yates and Newton Thomas Sigel made on the set of the film
  • No Time to Look Back, a new homage to Virgil, Texas, the fictional town where True Stories is set
  • New documentary about designer Tibor Kalman and his influence on Byrne and work on the film, featuring Byrne and artist Maira Kalman, Tibor’s widow
  • Deleted scenes
  • Trailer
  • Essays by critic Rebecca Bengal, journalist and author Joe Nick Patoski, and Byrne, along with a 1986 piece by actor Spalding Gray on the film’s production and a selection of Byrne’s preproduction photography, tabloid clippings, and writing about the film’s visual motifs
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