"That's the one for my tombstone... Here lies David Byrne. Why the big suit?"
- David Byrne
About this Quote
This quote originates from David Byrne's 1984 concert film "Stop Making Sense." The movie features Byrne doing as the diva of the band Chatting Heads, and also in among the efficiencies, Byrne appears on phase wearing a large suit that comes to be the centerpiece of the performance.
In a 2017 meeting with Rolling Stone, Byrne described the origins of the match: "As personalized matches ended up being less expensive, I think the general public did start to connect large-scale suits with being nouveau riche or insecure, because the concept then was that you could buy your means right into resembling you had a better life-- also if your life sucked. So, the big fit ended up being a sort of icon of that."
The quote itself is a tongue-in-cheek comment on his popular large suit, indicating that his heritage will certainly be connected to this renowned image. It has actually since come to be a memorable as well as often referenced moment in Talking Heads' background.
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