The New York Times interviews David Byrne

    The New York Times published an interesting piece on former Talking Heads frontman David Byrne yesterday. Among the topics explored were Byrne’s enduring influence on contemporary bands, his current gig as the curator of the 2007 Perspectives series at Carnegie Hall and his new musical project, Here Lies Love: a song cycle based on the life and reign of Imelda Marcos. The article is well worth a read, as Byrne is one of the most intriguing pop culture figures of his generation.