33 Facts About David Byrne

1. Mark Wahlberg and Rose David Byrne are Pete and Ellie Wagner, a California couple who run a home renovation business and.

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2. David Byrne is a United States-resident British musician and artist best known as a founding member and principal songwriter of the American new wave band Talking Heads, which was active between 1975 and 1991.

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3. David Byrne puts on an impressive and unique show for Christchurch.

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4. David Byrne warns about Trump impeachment efforts: 'Get ready for crazy season from House Democrats'.

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5. In an interview with himself, David Byrne once said "music is very physical, and often the body understands it before the head".

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6. In 2008, David Byrne designed a series of bicycle parking racks in the form of image outlines corresponding to the areas in which they were located, such as a dollar sign for Wall Street and an electric guitar in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

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7. In August 2009, David Byrne auctioned his Montague folding bike to raise money for the London Cycling Campaign.

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8. David Byrne had a brief affair with Toni Basil in 1981 and he dated Twyla Tharp between 1981 and 1982.

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9. David Byrne has been a speaker at the TED Talks conferences.

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10. In 2006, David Byrne released Arboretum, a sketchbook facsimile of his Tree Drawings, published by McSweeney's.

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11. David Byrne founded the world music record label Luaka Bop in 1990.

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12. In August 2016, David Byrne was featured on "Snoopies" on the Kickstarter-funded album, and the Anonymous Nobody.

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13. In May 2011, David Byrne contributed backing vocals to the Arcade Fire track "Speaking in Tongues" which appeared on the deluxe edition of their 2010 album The Suburbs.

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14. In 2008, David Byrne collaborated with the Brighton Port Authority, composing the music and singing the lyrics for "Toe Jam".

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15. In 2007, David Byrne provided a cover of the Fiery Furnaces' song "Ex-Guru" for a compilation to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the founding of Thrill Jockey, a Chicago-based record label.

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16. In the same year, David Byrne performed at the Bonnaroo Music Festival in Manchester, Tennessee.

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17. David Byrne said in an interview on BBC Four Sessions coverage of his Union Chapel performance that "Lazy" was number-one in Syria.

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18. David Byrne worked with Latin superstar Selena in March 1995; writing, producing and singing a bilingual duet titled "God's Child.

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19. In 2015, David Byrne organized Contemporary Color, two arena concerts in Brooklyn and in Toronto, for which he brought in ten musical acts who teamed up with ten color guard groups.

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20. In 2008, David Byrne released Big Love: Hymnal—his soundtrack to season two of Big Love.

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21. In 1991, David Byrne released a classical instrumental album The Forest, where some of the tracks were already featured as a score for 1988 Robert Wilson theatre piece of the same name.

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22. David Byrne provided a soundtrack for JoAnne Akalaitis' film "Dead End Kids", made after a Mabou Mines theatre production.

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23. David Byrne was impressed by the experimental theatre that he saw in New York City in the 1970s.

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24. David Byrne wrote, directed, and starred in True Stories, a musical collage of discordant Americana released in 1986, as well as producing most of the film's music.

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25. In 1981, David Byrne partnered with choreographer Twyla Tharp, scoring music he wrote that appeared on his album The Catherine Wheel for a ballet with the same name, prominently featuring unusual rhythms and lyrics.

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26. In January 2018, David Byrne announced his first solo album in 14 years.

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27. David Byrne quit his day job in May 1976 and the three-piece band signed to Sire Records in November.

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28. David Byrne recounted these events when he appeared on Desert Island Discs on BBC Radio 4 on 18 March 2018.

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29. David Byrne was born on 14 May 1952 in Dumbarton, West Dunbartonshire, the elder of two children born to parents Tom and Emma.

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30. David Byrne is a Scottish-American singer, songwriter, musician, record producer, artist, writer, actor, and filmmaker.

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31. David Byrne will be the new vice-chairperson of the non-profit's eCommerce divisions of Glanbia Agri-Business", said Retail Excellence ecommerce manager David Campbell.

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32. David Byrne will be performing songs from his critically acclaimed album.

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33. David Byrne walked a tightrope with his American Utopia show.

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