‘David Byrne’s American Utopia’ Starts ‘Build A Beat’ Project With ‘Born Under Punches’

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The Broadway musical David Byrne’s American Utopia launched the Build A Beat project. The interactive web page allows users to isolate and layer tracks from the American Utopia version of the Talking Heads classic, “Born Under Punches.”

The song originally appears as the opening salvo on Talking Heads’ groundbreaking 1980 album, Remain In Light. For the Build A Beat project, users can click on different members of the American Utopia cast and hear their track isolated or combine different tracks to create their own arrangement. Click on the link below to check it out:

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