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NEW YORK, NEW YORK - JUNE 09: David Byrne attends the 73rd Annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall on June 09, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Tony Awards Productions)

David Byrne of Talking Heads has teamed up with acclaimed director Spike Lee for a special based on Byrne’s hit Broadway musical.


American Utopia, which features solo work from the Byrne album of the same name as well as music from Talking Heads, has been a favorite of fans and critics alike since debuting on Broadway last year. Since playhouses and theatres are shuttered due to COVID-19, Byrne reached out to Spike Lee and asked Lee to produce a concert film based on the musical. The film is due to debut later this year.


Click here for the full story from Rolling Stone. And to get a taste of what it will look and sound like, Click here to revisit Byrne and the cast performing “Once In A Lifetime” on SNL back in February.