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David Byrne: The Head Boy Talks

Roy Trakin, Time Out, 28 November 1980

CENTRAL PARK, end of summer, 1980. The Talking Heads are playing to a crowd of over 5000 people who are literally overflowing a converted ice-skating rink. In front of an excited crowd, the frail band leader, 28-year-old David Byrne, lets a smile play across his face. "We're not the same as we were," he announces.

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