I have trouble believing I’m the only person who wakes up every morning hoping today will be the day some genius with more power than I have announces his decision to recreate the Wizard of Oz with David Byrne spastically dancing his way down the yellow brick road as the Tin Man. Why hasn’t this happened yet?
A week before David Byrne and St. Vincent’s Annie Clark release their collaborative album Love This Giant, the duo has unveiled the video for the lead single, “Who.” There may not be any flying monkeys or ruby slippers involved, but it will certainly give you your David Byrne road-dancing fix as he and Clark engage in some ambiguously violent shenanigans. The jerk may be jerky, but he sure isn’t rusty. If he only had a heart.
Stream the entirety of Love This Giant over at NPR via the link below before it comes out September 11th.
STREAM: David Byrne & St. Vincent – Love This Giant (Via NPR)