by David Byrne
✅ Editor: FABER & FABER
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Since the early 1980s, David Byrne has been biking as his main means of transportation in New York City.A few years later he discovered folding bikes, and began to take them with him on tour music abroadThe view from his bicycle seat has given Byrne a panoramic window on urban life over the past thirty years, as he has travelled round cities like London, Berlin, Buenos Aires, Istanbul, Manila, New York, Detroit and San Francisco.From music and visual arts, globalization, politics, the nature of creative work, fashion and art, this book gives the reader an incredible insight into what Byrne is all about seeing and thinking as he pedals around these cities.Filled with intimate photos, incredible musical stories and a powerful ecological message, it’s a delight to celebrate cycling and reward to see the world on bikeDavid Byrne is co-founder and member of the music group Talking HeadsHe has produced numerous solo albums and collaborated with such noted artists as Twyla Tharp, Robert Wilson and Brian Eno.He received a Grammy, Oscar and Golden Globe awards and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2002.
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