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January 9, 2013 The two artists give a carefully choreographed performance highlighting songs from their 2012 album Love This Giant. They also throw in old favorites from their individual catalogs.
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David Byrne and Annie Clark of St. Vincent
October 15, 2012 Peek behind the curtain at the final rehearsal before David Byrne (of Talking Heads) and Annie Clark (of St. Vincent) took their collaborative album, Love This Giant, out on the road.
Grizzly Bear's newest full-length, Shields, is one of a heaping handful of exciting new rock albums out this month.
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September 11, 2012 Rock critic Tom Moon chats with NPR's Melissa Block about some exciting fall releases from Grizzly Bear, Bob Dylan and others.
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David Byrne and St. Vincent's new album, Love This Giant, comes out Sept. 11.
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September 2, 2012 Love This Giant brings Byrne and Clark together in provocative and frequently exciting ways, thanks in part to a slyly funky horn section and an overarching sense of brainy boldness.
Baltimore hip-hop artist Al Great.
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July 19, 2012 Hear five tunes that have become staples on the left-hand side of the radio dial. Download music from David Byrne and St. Vincent, Aimee Mann and more.
Musician David Byrne at his rehearsal space at MASS MoCA in North Adams, Mass. Byrne's first musical, Here Lies Love, chronicles the rise and fall of Imelda Marcos.
June 21, 2012 A version of the disgraced former first lady of the Philippines serves as the central character of Byrne's first foray into musical theater.
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La Shica performs a unique blend of flamenco, rap and R&B.
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February 22, 2012 Lambada joins pop, jazz meets rap and flamenco gets an R&B makeover. On this week's Alt.Latino, breathtaking new songs bring together an unusual mix of genres.
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David Byrne and Fatboy Slim's collaboration, Here Lies Love, includes 22 songs about the rise and fall of Imelda Marcos.
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April 16, 2010 The former Talking Heads frontman has been busy lately. He's written a book, Bicycle Diaries, and designed whimsical bike racks in New York City. Now he's recorded a pop song cycle, Here Lies Love, about Imelda Marcos, the infamous wife of Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos.
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On Here Lies Love, David Byrne teams up with Fatboy Slim to tell the story of Imelda Marcos.
March 29, 2010 Here Lies Love, a musical collaboration between David Byrne and Fatboy Slim, depicts the parallel stories of Philippine First Lady Imelda Marcos and her servant, Estella Cumpas. The story is told in 22 songs with 22 singers, who include Sharon Jones, Tori Amos, St. Vincent and Steve Earle. Hear the album in its entirety until its release on April 6.
May 28, 2009 In a year of great music, the Dark Was the Night compilation ranks near the top. Now comes Dark Was the Night: The Concert, a truly mammoth undertaking. Members of The National curated the May 3 event to benefit AIDS research with performances by David Byrne, The Dirty Projectors, Feist, Bon Iver, Sharon Jones and My Brightest Diamond.
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