And it's by the guy who wrote "Psycho Killer"!
Here's the official description of Here Lies Love, coming to the Public next April:
"Within a throbbing dance club atmosphere, David Byrne and Fatboy Slim desconstruct the astonishing journey of Filipina First Lady Imelda Marcos and her meteoric rise ... More >>
David Byrne and Yo La Tengo care. All photos by Jesse Jarnow.Yo La Tengo
Wednesday, March 23
Better than: Sitting home alone fretting about cataclysmic awfulness.
It's been 26 years since Yo La Tengo played every Wednesday at Maxwell's, and a last-minute benefit for Peace Wi ... More >>
MGMT. You're wearing two different socks, dude. Photo by Josh CheuseIn this week's Village Voice, Rob Harvilla on the gleeful self-sabotage of MGMT, Francis Davis looks back on the work of jazz's Paul Motian, and Theon Weber reviews David Byrne and Fatboy Slim's Here Lies Love tribute to Imel ... More >>
I will admit to severe trepidation regarding Here Lies Love, Mr. Byrne's star-studded full-album tribute to Imelda Marcos (preorder here; $35 for the deluxe package), but this first tune/video, sung by Santigold and consisting entirely of vintage footage of Ime ... More >>
You get one guess which Pitchfork writer. Fascinating post on DB's journal/blog on songwriting alchemy, how much everyone hates writing words, his own personal workspace ("Serial numbers and security codes for software are pinned to the wall, along with a Tammy Wynette poster"), and so forth. Evid ... More >>
You'll have to suspend disbelief and trust me on this one, people. It's time for Evita to finally step back and make way for a lady with far better footwear.
You see, the Pan Asian Repertory Theatre has announced the East Coast premiere of IMELDA, A New Musical, "a portrait of the ambitious ... More >>
Besides jerking around with Iggy Pop on Letterman, newly sober dance-music goof Fatboy Slim is working on a concept album with David Byrne about Filipino sovereign Imelda Marcos, based on the pair's 2006 stage production Here Lies Love. He plays at Terminal 5. Meanwhile, Iggy chats with the New Yo ... More >>