David Byrne Releases ‘American Utopia’ Broadway Cast Album
David Byrne and Nonesuch Records released the cast album to Byrne’s critically acclaimed Broadway show David Byrne’s American Utopia. The record is available now on streaming platforms and will see a physical release on November 22 via Nonesuch.
David Byrne’s studio album American Utopia arrived in 2018 and received a Grammy nomination. The Broadway production drew inspiration from the subsequent tour which saw Byrne and an ensemble cast touring the world performing songs from the record as well as music from Talking Heads and Byrne’s solo career.
After a run in Boston and previews, David Byrne’s American Utopia officially opened on Broadway at the Hudson Theatre on October 20. The cast features Byrne along with Jacquelene Acevedo, Gustavo Di Dalva, Daniel Freedman, Chris Giarmo, Tim Keiper, Tendayi Kuumba, Karl Mansfield, Mauro Refosco, Stéphane San Juan, Angie Swan and Bobby Wooten III. Davi Viera is also featured on the album.
The production team includes sound and lighting by Pete Keppler and Rob Sinclair respectively with choreography by Annie-B Parson. The show will see six performances a week and run until January 19, 2020. Head here for ticket information.
In the meantime check out the trailer and stream David Byrne’s American Utopia cast album below:
David Byrne’s American Utopia Tracklist
- I Know Sometimes a Man Is Wrong / Don’t Worry About the Government
- This Must Be the Place (Naïve Melody)
- I Zimbra
- Slippery People
- I Should Watch TV
- Everybody’s Coming to My House
- Once in a Lifetime
- Glass, Concrete & Stone
- Toe Jam
- Born Under Punches (The Heat Goes On)
- I Dance Like This
- Every Day Is a Miracle
- Burning Down the House
- Hell You Talmbout
- One Fine Day
- Road to Nowhere
- The Great Curve (Bonus Track)