2020   USA David Byrne's American Utopia
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Director:Spike Lee
Studio:40 Acres & A Mule Filmworks
Writer:David Byrne
IMDb Rating:8.3 (1,979 votes)
Awards:4 nominations
Genre:Documentary, Music, Musical
Duration:105 min
Spike Lee  ...  (Director)
David Byrne  ...  (Writer)
David Byrne  ...  Composer
Jacqueline Acevedo  ...  Self - Percussion
Gustavo Di Dalva  ...  Self - Percussion
Daniel Freedman  ...  Self - Percussion
Chris Giarmo  ...  Self - Vocals
Tim Keiper  ...  Self - Percussion
Tendayi Kuumba  ...  Self - Vocals
Karl Mansfield  ...  Self - Keyboard & Band Leader
Mauro Refosco  ...  Self - Percussion & Drum Section Leader
Stephane San Juan  ...  Self - Percussion
Angie Swan  ...  Self - Guitar
Bobby Wooten Iii  ...  Self - Bass
Ellen Kuras  ...  Cinematographer
Adam Gough  ...  Editor
Comments: I doubt the kids would enjoy this quirky old guy's brand of dadaist pop funk, but this beautifully filmed show is every bit as surprising and as good as Stop Making Sense.

Summary: Spike Lee documents the former Talking Heads frontman's brilliant, timely 2019 Broadway show, based on his recent album and tour of the same name.

1 "Here" (from American Utopia)
2 "I Know Sometimes a Man Is Wrong" (from Rei Momo)
3 "Don't Worry About the Government" (from Talking Heads: 77)
4 "Lazy" (from Muzikizum by X-Press 2)
5 "This Must Be the Place (Naive Melody)" (from Speaking in Tongues)
6 "I Zimbra" (from Fear of Music)
7 "Slippery People" (from Speaking in Tongues)
8 "I Should Watch TV" (from Love This Giant)
9 "Everybody's Coming to My House" (from American Utopia)
10 "Once in a Lifetime" (from Remain in Light)
11 "Glass, Concrete & Stone" (from Grown Backwards)
12 "Toe Jam" (from I Think We're Gonna Need a Bigger Boat by The Brighton Port Authority)
13 "Born Under Punches (The Heat Goes On)" (from Remain in Light)
14 "I Dance Like This" (from American Utopia)
15 "Bullet" (from American Utopia)
16 "Every Day Is a Miracle" (from American Utopia)
17 "Blind" (from Naked)
18 "Burning Down the House" (from Speaking in Tongues)
19 "Hell You Talmbout" (from The Electric Lady by Janelle MonĂ¡e)
20 "One Fine Day" (from Everything That Happens Will Happen Today)
21 "Road to Nowhere" (from Little Creatures)
22 "Everybody's Coming to My House: Detroit" (End Credits)

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