Nonesuch release the cast album for the critically acclaimed Broadway production of David Byrne’s American Utopia, with music and lyrics...
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David Byrne’s American Utopia features David Byrne with Jacquelene Acevedo, Gustavo Di Dalva, Daniel Freedman, Chris Giarmo, Tim Keiper, Tendayi Kuumba, Karl Mansfield, Mauro Refosco, Stéphane San Juan, Angie Swan, and Bobby Wooten III; Davi Viera also performs on the album. The show’s design team includes Rob Sinclair (lighting) and Pete Keppler (sound). Karl Mansfield and Mauro Refosco are Musical Directors. Choreography and Musical Staging is by Annie-B Parson. Alex Timbers serves as Production Consultant.
Fresh off a pre-Broadway engagement at Boston’s Emerson Colonial Theatre, David Byrne’s American Utopia began performances on October 4 at the intimate Hudson Theatre on Broadway and celebrated opening night on October 20. Byrne and company perform six times a week through January 19, 2020. More information and tickets are available here. David Byrne’s American Utopia is the once-in-a-lifetime Broadway event that delivers ‘an experience unlike anything else’ (Billboard) and marks a major cultural milestone in the worlds of music and theatre. Innovative pop/rock icon David Byrne (Talking Heads, Here Lies Love) shares the spotlight with a diverse ensemble of eleven musical artists from around the globe to deliver ‘a marvel of staging and motion’ (Chicago Tribune) that’s a ‘thought-provoking example of the power of live music’ (Forbes).
Disc 1: Here I Know Sometimes a Man Is Wrong / Don't Worry About the Government Lazy This Must Be the Place (Naïve Melody) I Zimbra Slippery People I Should Watch TV Everybody's Coming to My House Once in a Lifetime Glass, Concrete & Stone
Disc 2: Toe Jam Born Under Punches (The Heat Goes On) I Dance like This Bullet Every Day Is a Miracle Blind Burning Down the House Hell You Talmbout One Fine Day Road to Nowhere The Great Curve [CD bonus track]