Remain in Love

While David Byrne may be a better-known name, it was drummer Chris Frantz who convinced fellow RISD classmates Byrne and Tina Weymouth to move to NYC and start Talking Heads. In Frantz’s Remain in Love: Talking Heads, Tom Tom Club, Tina, he tells his version of Talking Heads tales—including the epic 1977 tour with the Ramones and how Byrne “sneaked out of Talking Heads” in …

David Byrne: How Music Works

David Byrne's epic reflection on his art form

David Byrne has added yet another accomplishment to a CV that includes musician, former Talking Heads frontman, creator of the record label Luaka Bop, photographer, artist, film director and author, with his new follow-up book to “Bicycle Diaries” (2010), “How Music Works,” available today. The two-pound, 344-page work is in part a historical exploration of music’s origins, part intellectual analysis of the evolution of music, …