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David Byrne – The Forest Review

Magnificent orchestral numbers are not to be associated with the man who once sang of wanting to burn down the house, but David Byrne is a jack of all trades. He is the type of character to bust a move, fire out Road to Nowhere in all of its fascinatingly nonsensical forms, and subsequently bridge his way into the works of charming and sophisticated compendiums of grand music. The Forest is not just a surprise because of its quality, but because of its lack of fanfare. Byrne is born under punches, but, strangely, his 1991 effort is not as quick to be played or purchased as some of his finer works.  

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