Live from Austin, TX (David Byrne album)

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Live from Austin, Texas
David Byrne - Live from Austin, Texas.jpg
Live album by
David Byrne
ReleasedOctober 2, 2007 (2007-10-02)
RecordedNovember 28, 2001 (2001-11-28)
GenreAlternative rock
LabelNew West Records
ProducerCameron Strang, Gary Briggs, Jay Woods
David Byrne chronology
David Byrne Live at Union Chapel
Live from Austin, Texas
The Knee Plays
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic3.5/5 stars link
Pitchfork Media7.5/10 stars link

Live from Austin, Texas is a live album released by rock musician David Byrne, released on New West Records on October 2, 2007 on CD and DVD. The songs were recorded during Byrne's 2001 tour in support of Look into the Eyeball at a date for the KLRU television show Austin City Limits. Except for the first 4 songs the quartet was accompanied by the Austin-based tango string sextet Tosca.

The album not only includes songs from his solo work, but also several Talking Heads songs and a Whitney Houston cover, "I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me)."

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by David Byrne except as indicated.

  1. "(Nothing But) Flowers" (David Byrne, Chris Frantz, Jerry Harrison, Tina Weymouth) – 4:50
  2. "God's Child (Come Dance with Me)" – 4:35
  3. "And She Was" (Byrne, Frantz, Harrison, Weymouth) – 3:39
  4. "Once in a Lifetime" (Byrne, Brian Eno, Frantz, Harrison, Weymouth) – 7:14
  5. "The Great Intoxication" – 4:10
  6. "Marching Through the Wilderness" (Byrne, John Pacheco) – 4:19
  7. "The Revolution" – 2:24
  8. "This Must Be the Place (Naive Melody)" – 5:50
  9. "What a Day That Was" – 6:51
  10. "Desconocido soy" – 2:56
  11. "Like Humans Do" – 4:15
  12. "Life During Wartime" (Byrne, Frantz, Harrison, Weymouth) – 6:30
  13. "I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me)" (George Merrill, Shannon Rubicam) – 5:07


Release history[edit]

Region Date Label Format Catalog
Worldwide October 2, 2007 (2007-10-02) New West CD 6125
Worldwide October 2, 2007 (2007-10-02) New West DVD 8045

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