Top 10 David Byrne Songs

Whether he’s creating a sold-out Social Distance Dance Club during a pandemic, fronting the Talking Heads, playing with St. Vincent, performing solo, or creating the famed show, American Utopia, musician David Byrne is a wonder. He’s also something of a weirdo (in the best of ways). His mind is vast, different, and beautiful.

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Byrne is also one of the most prolific artists, a star of stage, screen, and studio. All of this, of course, makes it tough to whittle down his songs to a full Top 10 list, but that’s exactly what we’re going to do here. So, here are David Byrne’s Top 10 songs:

10. “Wild Wild Life

9. “Take Me To The River

8. “Slippery People

7. “Burning Down The House

6. “Everybody’s Coming To My House

5. “Once In A Lifetime

4. “Psycho Killer

3. “Heaven

2. “And She Was

1. “Road To Nowhere

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