David Byrne

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David Byrne (born May 14, 1952) is a Scottish-born musician and artist most associated with his role as a founding member and principal songwriter of the American new wave band Talking Heads, which was active between 1975 and 1991. Since then, Byrne has released his own solo recordings and worked with various media including film, photography, opera, and non-fiction. He has received Grammy, Oscar, and Golden Globe awards and been inducted to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Most Popular David Byrne Trailers

Total trailers found: 27

The Last Emperor Trailer (1987)

21 October 1987

A dramatic history of Pu Yi, the last of the Emperors of China, from his lofty birth and brief reign in the Forbidden City, the object of worship by half a billion people; through his abdication, his decline and dissolute lifestyle; his exploitation by the invading Japanese, and finally to his obscure existence as just another peasant worker in the People's Republic.

Married to the Mob Trailer (1988)

19 August 1988

Angela de Marco is fed up with her gangster husband's line of work and wants no part of the crime world.

This Must Be the Place Trailer (2011)

01 October 2011

A bored, retired rock star sets out to find his father's executioner, an ex-Nazi war criminal who is a refugee in the U.

Young Adam Trailer (2003)

26 September 2003

A young drifter working on a river barge disrupts his employers' lives while hiding the fact that he knows more about a dead woman found in the river than he admits.

Stop Making Sense Trailer (1984)

16 November 1984

David Byrne walks onto the stage and does a solo "Psycho Killer." Jerry Harrison, Tina Weymouth and Chris Frantz join him for two more songs.

Lennon or McCartney Trailer (2014)

12 December 2014

550 Artists. 1 Question. Lennon or McCartney.

Lulu on the Bridge Trailer (1998)

06 September 1998

This film is about a famous jazz saxophonist, Izzy who's life is forever changed after he is accidentally shot.

Michael Jackson's Journey from Motown to Off the Wall Trailer (2016)

06 February 2016

Director Spike Lee assembles a wealth of archival footage, interviews with contemporary talents and family members, and Michael’s own words and image to create this insightful chronicle of the star’s early rise to fame.

True Stories Trailer (1986)

10 October 1986

A small but growing Texas town, filled with strange and musical characters, celebrates its sesquicentennial and converge on a local parade and talent show.

The Pogues: Live at the Town and Country Trailer (1988)

29 January 1988

The Pogues playing on St. Patrick's Day in London's Town and Country serves to remind fans why we loved the band and possibly why their breakup was inevitable.

The Vanguard Trailer (2008)

07 February 2008

No overview found.

Contemporary Color Trailer (2016)

14 April 2016

In the summer of 2015, legendary musician David Byrne staged an event at Brooklyn's Barclays Center to celebrate the art of Color Guard: synchronized dance routines involving flags, rifles, and sabers.

Storytelling Giant Trailer (1988)

25 April 1988

Storytelling Giant was a 1988 compilation of ten music videos produced by Talking Heads during the 1980s.

Beyond Ipanema Trailer (2013)

13 January 2013

This documentary from filmmaker Guto Barra takes you beyond the 1960s bossa nova hit "The Girl from Ipanema" to explore how samba, Brazilectro and other Brazilian music styles have long captivated audiences and influenced musicians around the world.

The Kitchen Presents: Two Moon July Trailer (1986)

03 September 1986

Two Moon July was a multidisciplinary event that featured experimental video, film, visual art, performance and music in a theatrical framework.

Heavy Petting Trailer (1989)

01 January 1989

HEAVY PETTING is a hilarious and salacious exploration of the sexual mores of the 50's as seen through the eyes of a generation that lived through the Sexual Revolution.

David Byrne: Between The Teeth Trailer (1993)

03 January 1993

"Fortified with a new band, and a bevy of fresh arrangements, Byrne sought to do more than debut virgin material at this show; he was out to recast his entire past.

David Byrne - Ride, Rise, Roar Trailer (2011)

31 May 2011

David Byrne is a visual artist as well as a musician, and ever since his early days as a member of Talking Heads, he's wanted his concerts to be more than just a static performance.

Talking Heads - Chronology Trailer (2011)

21 November 2011

Chronology pulls together live performances from across Talking Heads' career. It starts with their earliest days at CBGB and The Kitchen in New York City in the mid-seventies, through their breakthrough years in the late seventies and on to global success in the eighties.

The Man Who Bottled Clouds Trailer (2008)

28 July 2008

A host of personalities reminisce about the life and work of songwriter, lawyer, and congressman Humberto Teixeira—aka "Baião Doctor"—the author of such classic Brazilian popular songs as "Asa Branca (White Wing).

Fabricando Tom Zé Trailer (2006)

07 June 2006

Fabricating Tom Zé is a documentary that portrays the life and work of one of the most controversial Brazilian musicians, having as its backdrop Tom Zé's 2005 European Tour.

Lou Reed: Rock and Roll Heart Trailer (1998)

29 April 1998

An incredible retracing of the evolution of Reed's remarkable career over three decades. Filled with interviews with Reed, his friends and some of the major artists influenced by Reed including David Bowie, David Byrne, Patti Smith, Suzanne Vega, Dave Stewart, Philip Glass and more.

Îlé Aiyé Trailer (2004)

31 August 2004

Ilé Aiyé explores the ways in which Candomblé has influenced the daily life and culture of the people of Brazil in music, art, religion, theater, food, dance, poetry and more.

Celia: The Queen Trailer (2008)

26 April 2008

David Byrne: Live From Austin Texas Trailer (2007)

02 October 2007

This show, captured on November 28, 2001, was hailed by critics as Byrne's best work in years, and his performance on the Austin City Limits stage shows why.

Mea Culpa Trailer (1981)

01 January 1981

In his first collaboration with David Byrne and Brian Eno, Conner used footage from educational films to create a rhythmically austere image-track for music from their pioneering “sampling” album “My Life in the Bush of Ghosts” (1981).

America Is Waiting Trailer (1981)

01 January 1981

Stock footage edited with music to comment on American culture.