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Summary

David Byrne (born in Dumbarton, Scotland, UK) is a famous Musician from Scotland, he is still alive and was born March 14, 1952.

Biography

David Byrne is a Scottish-American musician and multi artist. He is known primarily as the frontman of the band Talking Heads, which was active from 1975 to 1991. He has since then been active as a director, movie producer, actor and record producer.

After his work with Talking Heads, he has released a number of solo and collaborative projects with Annie Erin Clark (better known as St. Vincent) and Brian Eno. Eno and Byrne later released several tracks of My Life in the Bush of Ghosts under a Creative Commons license; so that listeners can even download individual songs free of charge and create their own remix versions.

Byrne has also made musical contributions to films with film directors as Bernardo Bertolucci in The Last Emperor. This movie won an Oscar for best film music. In addition, he directed and acted in the film True Stories, and he has directed several documentaries.

He has been known to utilize modern technology and avant-garde expressions in hes works. Byrne transformed in 2008 together with his associates an old building in New York City to an instrument. The equipment had previously been used in a similar project in Sweden in 2005, and in later time the London Roundhouse in 2009.

Since 2005, Byrne has also run hes own online radio station called Radio David Byrne.

Zodiac etc.

He is born under the zodiac pisces, who is known for Fluctuation, Depth, Imagination, Reactive, Indecisive. Our collection contains 33 quotes who is written / told by David.

Related authors: Brian Eno, Cindy Sherman, Bernardo Bertolucci

Source / external links:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Byrne

Famous quotes by David Byrne (33)


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"All you needed was a couple of instruments and a few chords and you could be on an indie label"
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"Architecture theory is very interesting"
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"Everything's intentional. It's just filling in the dots"
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"I like to combine the dramatic emotional warmth of strings with the grooves and body business of drums and bass"
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"I wanted to be a secret agent and an astronaut, preferably at the same time"
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"I'd like to be known for more than being the guy in the big suit"
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"I'm guarded; I don't talk much"
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"Sometimes it's a form of love just to talk to somebody that you have nothing in common with and still be fascinated by their presence"
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"That's the one for my tombstone... Here lies David Byrne. Why the big suit?"
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"I find rebellion packaged by a major corporation a little hard to take seriously"
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"I never listen to the radio unless I rent a car"
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"It's not always been a happy marriage. I guess I wanted a quick fix"
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"The true face of smoking is disease, death and horror - not the glamour and sophistication the pushers in the tobacco industry try to portray"
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"When we started, a lot of bands sounded really different from one another"
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"I couldn't talk to people face to face, so I got on stage and started screaming and squealing and twitching"
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"I read the NY Times but I don't trust all of it"
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"I'm afraid that reason will triumph and that the world will become a place where anyone who doesn't fit that will become unnecessary"
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"My favorite time of day is to get up and eat leftovers from dinner, especially spicy food"
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"People in Latin America... love America from afar and emulate America in some ways but also hate a lot of things that America does to them"
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"Punk was defined by an attitude rather than a musical style"
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"Television sounded really different than the Ramones sounded really different than us sounded really different than Blondie sounded really different than the Sex Pistols"
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"Analysis is like a lobotomy. Who wants to have all their edges shaved off?"
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"I try never to wear my own clothes, I pretend I'm someone else"
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"I subscribe to the myth that an artist's creativity comes from torment. Once that's fixed, what do you draw on?"
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"I'm afraid that everything will get homogenized and be the same"
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"I've been in beautiful landscapes where one is tempted to whip out a camera and take a picture. I've learned to resist that"
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"To some extent I happily don't know what I'm doing. I feel that it's an artist's responsibility to trust that"
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"Frank Lloyd Wright... his things were beautiful but not very functional"
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"I couldn't take pictures of green rolling hills"
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"I didn't have any agenda or plan when I started writing stuff"
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"I knew I wanted to have a doll of myself on the cover. I thought, I wanna see myself as a Ken doll"
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"It didn't even occur to me that I'm the last person in the world who should play salsa or Brazilian music"
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"Real beauty knocks you a little bit off kilter"


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