Song of the Day 4/30/11: “Strange Overtones” by David Byrne and Brian Eno

This groove is out of fashion, these beats are 20 years old. A great throwback to “Speaking in Tongues” and a great windows-down, radio-up summer-is-on-the-way jam. Unfortunately the only repeat-worthy listen on Byrne & Eno’s “Everything that Happens will Happen Today”, it’s had a long life as a reliable skip-stopper on my ipod rotation. Not a heavy influence, just an all-around great song for the season that has outlasted many other songs that came out around the same time. Enjoy!

Buy “Strange Overtones” from the album “Everything That Happens Will Happen Today” at http://www.davidbyrne.com/music/cds/everything_that_happens/index.php

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