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    *heaavvyyy sighhhhh*

    pit tix sold out in like a minute, so im not sure if I want to spend the dough just to sit in in the back
    i'm pretty sure I told you what you need to do...
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    Let's be realistic here compadre!

    I havent totally shut the door on the show, Im gunna check Uncle Sam's tomorrow (when MMJ pit tix were sold out on TM for awhile, they still had available). if not I can wait and see on craigslist, or something. maybe its a sign and I need to just save that chedda
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    Or it might be a sign that it's time to prove your love to music.


    And buy some brass knuckles.
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    Perhaps my friend, perhaps. I also have ULTRA Music Fest presale tix to think about, as well as Langerado.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SoulDischarge View Post
    Thank you for convincing me to not miss David Byrne solo at any cost.
    Looks like any cost doesn't include losing the only job I've been able to find in months and months. Thanks for scheduling all the training at night new employers, we're off to a good start. Fucker better be at the goddamned Polo Fields next year, with Eno in tow at that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sbessiso View Post
    Perhaps my friend, perhaps. I also have ULTRA Music Fest presale tix to think about, as well as Langerado.
    Speaking of SF concerts! The stupid bitch I was considerate enough to buy a ticket for is probably bailing. So I might have an extra tic to Of Montreal
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    From Pitchfork today...

    Meanwhile, Byrne's "Songs of David Byrne and Brian Eno" tour just keeps getting bigger, with shows now extending into April. He'll announce even more dates soon.
    Hopefully this means I'll get a second chance.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Quadromarshia View Post
    Speaking of SF concerts! The stupid bitch I was considerate enough to buy a ticket for is probably bailing. So I might have an extra tic to Of Montreal
    prepare for costume changes

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    He's booked dates in Europe through April 14th.

    If he adds any more, we'll know he's a no go...But if the buck stops here....Well, we may get lucky...

    April 12 + 13 London, England Royal Festival Hall
    April 14 Brighton, England Brighton Dome

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gonshman View Post
    Has he been playing Animals during this tour?
    Nope. If you wanted to see that one live, you should have caught them pre-1980
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    I just have to say, I finished Everything That Will Happen Will Happen Today.

    Fucking brilliant!
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    yeah theyd be cool but id rather see

    roxy music or david bowie
    hang the fucking d.j.

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    talking heads > roxy music
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    Talking Heads > David Bowie > Roxy Music
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    Quote Originally Posted by Alchemy View Post
    Talking Heads > David Bowie > Roxy Music
    Hm, not too sure about this one.

    I'm going to say Talking Heads = David Bowie
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    Thats a toughy, I'm still new to the T-Heads game so I'm going to stick with Bowie>>>T-Heads. But I mean, it's BOWIE

    i decided to go ahead and get tickets for that fillmore show, they just need to last for a little while longer
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    Good work on tix, Salah. Oh, and after you see the SMS DVD in January, you will understand why Talking Heads are at least as good as Bowie, if not better.

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    Talking Heads are hands down my favorite band, period. But David Bowie's huge amount of material, and the fact that he can still tour compared to Talking Heads not being around anymore...


    Well I guess it depends on what the criteria is.
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    I've seen a handful of clips from the SMS DVD, of course its fucking genius. But Bowie has been in my life before I even really knew who the fuck Bowie was. This is why I have the Labyrinth poster hanging proudly in my room. Labyrinth Bowie is my Idol
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    Exactly.

    A lot of people grew up on Bowie. I was into Talking Heads before I knew what new wave or what post-punk was.
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    Stop arguing, we could just get both Davids and it would be amazing.

    Now if they just added Pulp to that...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Quadromarshia View Post
    Talking Heads are hands down my favorite band, period. But David Bowie's huge amount of material, and the fact that he can still tour compared to Talking Heads not being around anymore...


    Well I guess it depends on what the criteria is.
    My friend and I had a lengthy discussion on what would be the bigger reunion show and considering this statement here, perhaps you could lend your insight

    either:

    Talking Heads


    or


    Ziggy and Iggy
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    Quote Originally Posted by RedThom View Post
    either:

    Talking Heads


    or


    Ziggy and Iggy

    Talking Heads would be much more epic, I would think. But there's no way David or the rest of the band would be able to put out a SMS style performence. Especially David. Without that raw paranoid energy, you just have a bunch of people on stage that don't want to be there playing their greatest hits. I don't think it would do them any justice.

    Ziggy and Iggy? That's certainly more likely. David Bowie still has the stage presence and energy to but on a great live show. Reviving Ziggy though? Highly unlikely, but to see him on stage as Ziggy or Aladdin Sane, with big explosions of metallic confetti and glitter everywhere... oh man!

    I would say that a comparable reunion to TH would be the Smiths. And I think they would put on a better show too.
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    Ziggy and Iggy would be really great... or Bowie and Iggy, whatev's... but a Talking Heads reunion is probably rarer. I agree though, they probably wouldn't play with as much passion, but still... It's Talking Heads.

    Also, I would take The Smiths over Talking Heads, but I think that's probably a rarer event, if we can even comprehend something rarer than a Talking Heads reunion.
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    Quote Originally Posted by kitt kat View Post
    He's booked dates in Europe through April 14th.

    If he adds any more, we'll know he's a no go...But if the buck stops here....Well, we may get lucky...

    April 12 + 13 London, England Royal Festival Hall
    April 14 Brighton, England Brighton Dome
    Well, this pretty much means there is a 0% chance of a Talking Heads reunion, at least. They would have to rehearse first. . . On another note, I saw Byrne at the very beginning of this tour in Baltimore back in September and it was a fantastic show. Would be excellent for Coachella.

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    Hmm Talking Heads vs. Bowie is a toughie...

    Personally, I prefer Talking Heads.

    Either way Byrne belongs at Coachella no matter in what form it may be.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Quadromarshia View Post
    Talking Heads would be much more epic, I would think. But there's no way David or the rest of the band would be able to put out a SMS style performence. Especially David
    Have you seen David live? I've seen him 4x in the last 6 years and he still got an insane amount of energy. If he's comfortable, he could pull an amazing show, he doesn't go wrong there.

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    03-04 Tour was My Backward Life Tour, with the Tosca Strings. Before that, in 02 I don't remember the name of the tour but it was supporting the Look into the Eyeball album and also featured the Tosca Strings but only in the second leg of the tour i guess though i'm not very sure.

    He's been on tour for a couple months now and he'll tour until April at least.

    I saw him in Holland in 02, Mexico City in 04 and twice in Austin last month.

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    oh no... now it all falls in place. we're talking about David Byrne. Now I get that Reality Tour name! You should go see him, he's great.

    Have no idea about Bowie though I'd like to see him too.

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    David Byrne's latest concert date is in the UK on April 14th during his Spring 2009 Europe Tour. The page says more dates to come...

    Coachella looks unlikely for Mr. Byrne. I'm scratching that one off the list.

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