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David Byrne’s American Utopia live show gets a terrific screen iteration by Spike Lee – ABC News

Created as an antidote to troubling times, the concert sweeps performers and audience up in a singing, dancing act of community – to the music of Byrne and Talking…

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From crashing CBGBs in a preppy polo shirt to scoring MTV airplay with love songs about urban anomie, Talking Heads frontman David Byrne has long pushed seemingly incompatible ideas to dizzying heights.
American Utopia, his 2019 Broadway show-cum-Spike Lee-directed concert movie, is no exception.
As the title suggests, it’s a response to life during Trump-time and a country wracked by bitter divisions, as well as a virtuosic musical exercise moving between songs from the titular 2018 solo album,…

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