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David Byrne and St. Vincent turn back clock in "Who" video

Why don't David Byrne and St. Vincent do it in the road?
Why don't David Byrne and St. Vincent do it in the road?

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As David Byrne and St. Vincent's joint tour -- starting in Minneapolis on September 15 -- is nearly upon us, it's time for the promotional roll-out. It begins with a video for the brass-bumping track from their collaborative album, Love This Giant, called "Who." You're forgiven for mistaking it for a montage pulled from Turner Classic Moves -- until Byrne and Annie Clark start discovering and shaking their bodies in ways that might not have been fit for filming 60 years ago. 
If only Gregory Peck were alive to see this Martin de Thurah-directed, black-and-white splendor:
 

Additionally, Love This Giant -- a push-pull collaboration that gets both artists outside expectations in satisfying ways -- is now streaming in its entirety on NPR.

Along with Byrne and Clark's performance at the State Theatre (tickets here) on September 15, you may recall that the Talking Heads founder will give a talk at McNally Smith College of Music on September 14. Details of that visit and ticket information can be found here.


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