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Grown Backwards


Download links and information about Grown Backwards by David Byrne. This album was released in 2004 and it belongs to Rock, Pop, Alternative genres. It contains 15 tracks with total duration of 57:51 minutes.

Artist: David Byrne
Release date: 2004
Genre: Rock, Pop, Alternative
Tracks: 15
Duration: 57:51
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No. Title Length
1. Glass, Concrete and Stone 4:13
2. The Man Who Loved Beer 2:40
3. Au Fond du Temple Saint 4:49
4. Empire 4:12
5. Tiny Apocalypse 4:03
6. She Only Sleeps 2:58
7. Dialog Box 3:31
8. The Other Side of This Life 4:00
9. Why 2:55
10. Pirates 3:53
11. Civilization 3:17
12. Astronaut 2:55
13. Glad 1:57
14. Un Di Felice, Eterea 2:52
15. Lazy 9:36



Even before he departed his vaunted Talking Heads in the late '80s, David Byrne had already embarked upon a solo career that encompassed various stage projects (The Catherine Wheel, The Knee Plays, The Forest) and film soundtracks (True Stories, Last Emperor) . But this 2004 release finds Byrne bristling with a sense of ambitious eclecticism rare even by his own elevated standards, a sensibility that carries Byrne deeper into the classical realm than he's ever been. Austin, Texas' chamber outfit the Tosca Strings inform the melancholy, post-modernist opener "Glass, Concrete & Stone," the limber 'n' loopy rap fusion "Tiny Apocalypse," and "Un Di Felice, Eterea," aria adaptations from Verdi's La Traviata. That operatic fixation surfaces early on in a lovely, if unlikely duet with Rufus Wainwright on "Au Fond du Temple Saint," adapted from Bizet's The Pearl Fishers.