David Byrne ‎– Songs From The Broadway Production Of "The Catherine Wheel"

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wonderbrat

wonderbrat

July 7, 2018
edited about 1 year ago
referencing Songs From The Broadway Production Of "The Catherine Wheel", LP, Album, Win, SRK 3645
The last cutting edge record from the mastermind of the Talking Heads. Everything he (or they for that matter) did afterwards (don't believe the Stop-Making-Sense-hype, which is an object lesson in glossy surfaces and well-lubricated soulless perfection) pales by comparison to the body of work assembled between More Songs about Buildings and Food and this record. Essential, stunning, exciting, like anything you could expect from him/them up to this point. This records achieves a perfect balance between the experimentalism and the collages from My Life in the Bush of Ghosts and the sheen of Speaking in Tongues. But since this latter record is devoid of pensive moments or sonic explorations, it strikes me as insipid. It feels like I was never able to forgive them for going mainstream before I had the chance to watch them live on the height of the powers in 1980 or 1981. The Catherine Wheel is the last glimpse of Byrne on the height of his powers (still in his twenties).
buriedinsounds

buriedinsounds

October 13, 2012
referencing Songs From The Broadway Production Of "The Catherine Wheel", LP, Album, Win, SRK 3645
Shhhh...don't tell anyone this is as good, if not better, than those Talking Heads LP's they are shelling $10 out for
swagski

swagski

December 3, 2009
referencing Songs From The Broadway Production Of "The Catherine Wheel", LP, Album, SIR 56 979, SIR K 56 979

The soundtrack to a masterful collaboration between Twyla Tharp and David Byrne. A piece of episodic dance presenting the disintegration of a nuclear family, with role-plays from The Leader & 7-piece Chorus, with The Mother, The Father, The Brother, The Sister, The Maid, The Pet & The Poet acting out the seventeen scenarios in mime and dance. This enacted within a stark, shadow-lit set of wires, pulleys and wheels against a draped backdrop - with a huge symbolic pineapple, used as a device representative of 'The Bomb'.

Byrne's musical pieces, commissioned by Tharp (who directed the work for BBC TV) are an excellent fit to the rhythm of the work. His lyrical observations are much an extension on his direction with Talking Heads, with 'Headmen' Worrell & Harrison each appearing on clavinet and Belew adding some fine guitar work. Two numbers in collaboration with Eno also began some future projects between the two.

For 'Head' fans, the best two numbers I would suggest as an intro to this album are "My Big Hands (Fall Through The Cracks)" and "Big Blue Plymouth (Eyes Wide Open)". Definitely stuff to dance to, with "both doors open..."