David Byrne - American Utopia on Broadway [Original Cast Recording Live]

£23.99
  • David Byrne - American Utopia on Broadway [Original Cast Recording Live]

David Byrne - American Utopia on Broadway [Original Cast Recording Live]

£23.99

Format2LP
Released17th January 2020
Catalogue 75597923001
Barcode 0075597923001

Nonesuch release the cast album for the critically acclaimed Broadway production of David Byrne’s American Utopia, with music and lyrics by David Byrne. American Utopia began as an album, also released by Nonesuch, which received a Grammy nomination and was the first by Byrne to reach #1 on the Album Chart; it was also his first to reach the Top Five on the Billboard 200 chart. The concert tour in support of American Utopia, which inspired the Broadway show, included songs from the new album along with music from Talking Heads and Byrne’s solo career. Byrne and the ensemble performed more than 150 dates in twenty-seven countries over nine months. The NME said it ‘may just be the best live show of all time.’

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]


David Byrne - American Utopia on Broadway [Original Cast Recording Live] is currently priced at a special preorder rate and will revert to full price on release. The release date of 17th January 2020 is estimated and subject to change.

Artist David Byrne
LabelNonesuch
Filed Under Soundtracks