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David Byrne and St. Vincent
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David Byrne and St. Vincent

Friday, Oct 5, 2012 8:30p

Former Talking Heads front man David Byrne and like-minded experimental pop musician St. Vincent will release their collaborative album, “Love This Giant” (4AD/Todo Mundo) on Sept. 11.

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David Byrne
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Although best known for his groundbreaking tenure fronting the new wave group Talking Heads, David Byrne also received acclaim for his adventurous solo career, encroaching upon such diverse media as world music, filmmaking, and performance art in the process....
St. Vincent
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St. Vincent became one of the unexpected success stories of indie rock with the release of her second album, Actor, in 2009; the literate, emotionally intricate songs and rich, beautifully crafted pop melodies made her an immediate hit with critics, but few expected her music to cross over to mainstream acceptance....
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Bass Concert Hall
2350 E. Campus Dr.
Austin, TX 78712
(512) 471-2787
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May 4, 2009 - Austin360.com | Austin American-Statesman - Joe Gross

There’s a great song from good old 1995 by the (currently Austin-based) songwriter Bill Callahan, aka Smog, called “Prince Alone in the Studio.” Broad and epic, with dramatic strings and stately pace, it imagines Prince perfecting a song. (“It’s three a.m. Prince hasn’t eaten in eighteen hours … It’s four a.m./ And he finally gets that guitar track right.”)

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(no rating) June 22, 2009 - Austin360.com | Austin American-Statesman - Patrick Caldwell

For any remaining naysayers who doubted the prodigious shredding ability of ethereal singer-songwriter Annie Clark, better known under the nom de plume St. Vincent, second-guess no more.

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