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Psycho Killer

12/11/2009 6:09 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

The 57-year-old appeared at some event in D.C. on Tuesday, looking keen.

David Byrne
David won an Oscar for his work on the score for the 1987 film "The Last Emperor."

Byrne is an avid cyclist and has designed a line of bicycle racks.

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1.

hh    

Talking Heads are genius. I once read that a psychiatrist analyzed the song 'psycho killer' and decided that it had been written by a true sociopath....lol.

David Byrne rules!

1785 days ago
2.

amber    

i love, love, love the talking heads! i love you david byrne. you genius, xoxoxox

1785 days ago
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pollynoo    

Homowner

1785 days ago
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SC CAMPBELL    

One of the true originators!! I will second the genius vote.

1785 days ago
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Wickeddoll    

David IS talking heads. Heard much from the remaining band members? Didn't think so. Caught DB in concert about a year ago. Best. Concert. Ever. http://www.wegrokspock.net/davidbyrne.htm

1785 days ago
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thats right    

same as it eva was. same as it eva was.

1785 days ago
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Whamo    

For those of us that were teenagers in and in our early 20's around 79 - 84 heard some of THE BEST music that was made. Talking Heads ruled the airwaves and New Wave was washing over our rock and roll tired bodies giving us a fresh new look at music! Those were THE best times of my life.

1785 days ago
8.

kat    

haha! andrew, i call ur 'cute cute' and raise u a 'i wanna make him stay up all night'

1785 days ago
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balls    

Whamo loves the penis.

1785 days ago
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80's Gal    

Ditto what Whamo said:

9. For those of us that were teenagers in and in our early 20's around 79 - 84 heard some of THE BEST music that was made. Talking Heads ruled the airwaves and New Wave was washing over our rock and roll tired bodies giving us a fresh new look at music! Those were THE best times of my life.

Posted at 8:38AM on Dec 11th 2009 by Whamo

1785 days ago
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Wickeddoll    

You guys speak as though he's not still making music. His latest album is "Everything That Happens Will Happen Today" - a collaboration with Brian Eno ("My Life In The Bush Of Ghosts") Check it out - especially "One Fine Day" and "Never Thought" as well as "Poor Boy" and "I Feel My Stuff". That link I gave you earlier has pix of the limited edition of the CD.

1785 days ago
12.

dessa    

David is a true genius of the lyrical world- his voice is still great ---couldn't wait to BUY the latest with Enos

1784 days ago
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Tibbly    

He looks like Mister Rodgers.

1784 days ago
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Carolyn A-B    

Sure, he continues to make music. He provides music for "Big Love" on HBO. He is a talented man.
Having said that--when Time magazine dubbed Byrne a "renaissance man" for making music, visual art and films, well, that was about the time when the crescendo of hyperbolic praise for this guy peaked. Judging from the comments left here, there are still a lot of Kool-Aid drinkers left.
"Genius of Love" by the Tom Tom Club outsold every Talking Heads release, and Mr. Byrne was not in the Tom Toms. The Heads were a talented group made up of talented members; he alone was no more the T.H. than Deborah Harry alone was Blondie.
Give the man his due, but don't freakin' go overboard. Heck, Willie Colon just might kick his ass yet.
Same as it ever was...

1784 days ago

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