David Byrne Captures Sounds Of London In New Art Piece
Grammy Award winner David Byrne stayed took inspiration for his latest piece from London landmarks and population.
PSFK previously featured A Room for London, a boat-shaped one-bedroom installation perched on top of the Queen Elizabeth hall at the Sounthbank Centre in London, specifically designed to provoke thought and stir inspiration among creative minds. Since its installation early this year, A Room for London has served as a temporary home to a variety of artists who create artworks or performances inspired by the space to be subsequently shared with the public.
Musician David Byrne recently stayed in A Room For London for two days and brought recording gear to capture the sounds of London and mix them with his music along with videos he took while roaming around the city. The result: ‘Get It Away,’ an organic musical composition that reflects the spirit and life of London at a tempo of 122.86 beats per minute. David Byrne shares: