American Utopia is the seventh solo studio album by the American rock musician David Byrne. It was released on March 9, 2018 through Todo Mundo and Nonesuch Records. The release is his first solo studio album since 2004's Grown Backwards, and serves as a musical component of a larger multimedia project titled Reasons to Be Cheerful, which attempts to spread positivity. Byrne announced the album and posted its lead single, "Everybody's Coming to My House", online on January 8, 2018.
Album · 2018 · 10 Songs. This record-Byrne’s first as a solo artist in 14 years-offers a timely examination of the American experiment, shot through with purpose and kinetic strangeness. Whether clinging to small pleasures with absurdist observations ( Every Day Is a Miracle ) or contemplating freedom amid harmonica-sprinkled funk ( Gasoline and Dirty Sheets ), the tremulous former Talking Heads leader brings trademark brio and unexpectedness.
David Byrne – American Utopia. There's a big problem with this album. After 1 week of having it can't listen to anything else; it's so addictive!! IMHO the very best album Byrne has ever recorded on his own name. And no, it's no Talking Heads but a head spinning onto an absolute love of music. Get it, will not disappoint.
David Byrne announced his new album American Utopia, the former Talking Heads singer’s first solo LP in 14 years. Byrne also unveiled the animated video for the album’s first single Everybody’s Coming to My House, co-written by longtime collaborator Brian Eno and featuring contributions from Sampha, TTY and Onyx Collective’s Isaiah Barr. The album was recorded in Byrne’s home studio in New York City as well as studios in New York and London. This album is indirectly about those aspirational impulses.
American Utopia is billed as David Byrne's first solo album since 2004. But solo in his case doesn't mean alone; it means "Everybody's Coming to My House," the title of the album's penultimate track and an apt description of the record's cast of characters.
American Utopia - Студийный альбом от David Byrne. В альбом вошло 10 треков. Продолжительность альбома: 37:17. David Byrne - The Road to Nowhere LIVE 2018 Verizon Theatre, Grand Prairie, TX. Everybody's Coming To My House. David Byrne Once In a Lifetime live 9/26/18.
Former Talking Heads frontman David Byrne will continue to build his prolific portfolio in 2018, announcing a new solo album on Monday (Jan. 8) called American Utopia, due out March 9. The project will be backed by a North American tour this spring. While the Talking Heads broke up in the early '90s, Byrne has given fans plenty of modern-day material since then. His last solo album, Grown Backwards, came out in 2004, and was followed up with a handful of unique collaboration projects, including work with Brian Eno, Fatboy Slim and St. Vincent.
David Byrne announced an extensive world tour with a 12-piece untethered band in support of his forthcoming solo record, American Utopia. David will perform songs from the new album, which is out March 9 via Todomundo/Nonesuch Records, as well as classics from his solo career and his days with Talking Heads. Full list of dates here: davidbyrne. Get the album: smarturl.
|A1||I Dance Like This||3:34|
|A2||Gasoline And Dirty Sheets||3:20|
|A3||Every Day Is A Miracle||4:46|
|A5||This Is That||4:31|
|B1||It's Not Dark Up Here||4:11|
|B3||Doing The Right Thing||3:39|
|B4||Everybody's Coming To My House||3:30|
- Licensed To – Nonesuch
- Phonographic Copyright (p) – Todomundo Ltd.
- Lacquer Cut At – Sterling Sound
- Pressed By – Record Industry – 21846
- Recorded At – Reservoir Studios, Nyc
- Recorded At – Oscilloscope Laboratories
- Recorded At – XL Studios
- Recorded At – Livingston Studios
- Recorded At – Crowdspacer
- Artwork By [Label] – Doug Henders
- Design, Layout – Ben Tousley
- Engineer – Alex Epton, Patrick Dillett
- Engineer [Mix Engineer] – Jack Sugden, Marta Salogni, Tuck Nelson
- Lacquer Cut By – RKS*
- Mastered By – Greg Calbi
- Mixed By, Programmed By – David Wrench
- Painting – Purvis Young
- Producer – David Byrne, Patrick Dillett, Rodaidh McDonald
- Written-By – Brian Eno (tracks: A1 to A4, B1 to B4), Daniel Lopatin (tracks: A5, B5), David Byrne
NotesBased on original tracks by Brian Eno.
Includes MP3 download card.
Contains a foldout with lyrics, credits and a graphic on ten pages.
Pre-orders also include an exclusive print facsimile of an early handwritten lyric sheet.
Manufactured in Netherlands.
Oscilloscope Laboratories is shown as Oscilloscope Studio on release, as well as Livingston Studios being shown as Livingston Studio 1.
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Barcode: 0 75597 93221 8
- Matrix / Runout (Side A): 21846 1A 1-565710-A RKS STERLING
- Matrix / Runout (Side B): 21846 1B 1-565710-B RKS STERLING
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