Sun 4 Mar Forty-one years later, the man, the venue and the fans have all changed. Nobody spits. Byrne came up with the idea two years ago.
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D avid Byrne overwhelms the image of Talking Heads. With his herky-jerky mannerisms, loopy persona and arch lyrics — not to mention his command of the songwriting credits through much of their catalogue — he eclipsed the efforts of every other member of the band. At the same time, Frantz appreciates the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity the alchemy of Talking Heads provided for him and the other members. In his book, Frantz also writes about his year marriage to Weymouth with a warmth and awe that inspired its title. Of course, he also covers the ground-breaking band he and Weymouth created, Tom Tom Club. When they first met Smith, she dismissed them as rich kids, based on their pedigree as recent graduates of the prestigious Rhode Island School of Design, where the core of the band had formed in When Frantz first heard about the Ramones, he thought they were a Mexican band.