David Byrne & St. Vincent: Collaborative Album, Fall Tour

LOVE THIS GIANT OUT SEPTEMBER 11

Former Talking Heads frontman David Byrne and singer/guitarist St. Vincent have teamed up for a new collaborative album entitled Love This Giant. The record is due out September 11 on 4AD/Todo Mundo.

A press release states that the bulk of the project was recorded at Water Music studio in Hoboken, New Jersey and features "infectious and hook-laden" tracks that eschew the "traditional guitar/bass/drums lineup in favour of idiosyncratic horn arrangements".

What's more, the duo will embark on a Fall tour of North America to promote the album. "We'll be doing these songs and a bunch of songs that we suspect people will know, with a group that includes eight brass players, a keyboardist and a drummer," says David Byrne.

See all the dates below, along with the tracklisting for the album and a free download of the track "Who" (via Exclaim).

Love This Giant Tracklisting:

  • 1. Who
  • 2. Weekend in the Dust
  • 3. Dinner For Two
  • 4. Ice Age
  • 5. I Am An Ape
  • 6. The Forest Awakes
  • 7. I Should Watch TV
  • 8. Lazarus
  • 9. Optimist
  • 10. Lightning
  • 11. The One Who Broke Your Heart (with The Dap-Kings and Antibalas)
  • 12. Outside of Space & Time

    David Byrne & St. Vincent North American Tour

  • 09/15/12 Sat State Theatre Minneapolis, MN
  • 09/16/12 Sun Riverside Theater Milwaukee, WI
  • 09/18/12 Tue The Chicago Theatre Chicago, IL
  • 09/20/12 Thu Queen Elizabeth Theatre Toronto, ON
  • 09/21/12 Fri Eglise St Jean Baptiste Montreal, QC
  • 09/23/12 Sun Orpheum Theatre Boston, MA
  • 09/25/12 Tue Beacon Theatre New York, NY
  • 09/26/12 Wed Beacon Theatre New York, NY
  • 09/27/12 Thu Tower Theatre Upper Darby, PA
  • 09/29/12 Sat Williamsburg Park Brooklyn, NY
  • 09/30/12 Sun Music Center at Strathmore North Bethesda, MD
  • 10/02/12 Tue Ryman Auditorium Nashville, TN
  • 10/03/12 Wed Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre Atlanta, GA
  • 10/05/12 Fri Bass Concert Hall Austin, TX
  • 10/06/12 Sat Hobby Center Houston, TX
  • 10/07/12 Sun McFarlin Auditorium Dallas, TX
  • 10/10/12 Wed Humphreys Concerts By The Bay San Diego, CA
  • 10/11/12 Thu Arlington Theatre Santa Barbara, CA
  • 10/12/12 Fri Segerstrom Concert Hall Costa Mesa, CA
  • 10/13/12 Sat Greek Theatre Los Angeles, CA
  • 10/15/12 Mon Orpheum Theatre San Francisco, CA
  • 10/17/12 Wed Moore Theatre Seattle, WA
  • 10/18/12 Thu Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall Portland, OR
  • 10/20/12 Sat The Centre in Vancouver for Performing Arts Vancouver, BC

  • [Published on: 6/14/12]

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