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An absolutely monumental masterpiece of late 20th century music is the seamless funk opera score David Byrne created for choreographer Twyla Tharpís The Catherine Wheel in 1981. This 2LP set marks the vinyl debut of the full score (previous releases contained only a 1LP condensed version). The tracks "Big Blue Plymouth", "My Big Hands", "Big Business" and "What a Day That Was" were all performed live by Talking Heads in 1982 and 1983.

A1. LIGHT BATH
A2. HIS WIFE REFUSED
A3. ADE
A4. WALKING
A5. TWO SOLDIERS
A6. UNDER THE MOUNTAIN
A7. DINOSAUR
A8. THE RED HOUSE

B1. WHEEZING
B2. EGGS IN A BRIAR PATCH
B3. POISON
B4. CLOUD CHAMBER
B5. BLACK FLAG

C1. MY BIG HANDS (FALL THROUGH THE CRACKS)
C2. COMBAT
C3. LEG BELLS
C4. THE BLUE FLAME
C5. BIG BUSINESS

D1. DENSE BEASTS
D2. FIVE GOLDEN SECTIONS
3. WHAT A DAY THAT WAS
D4. BIG BLUE PLYMOUTH (EYES WIDE OPEN)
D5. LIGHT BATH

An absolutely monumental masterpiece of late 20th century music is the seamless funk opera score David Byrne created for choreographer Twyla Tharpís The Catherine Wheel in 1981. This 2LP set marks the vinyl debut of the full score (previous releases contained only a 1LP condensed version). The tracks "Big Blue Plymouth", "My Big Hands", "Big Business" and "What a Day That Was" were all performed live by Talking Heads in 1982 and 1983.

A1. LIGHT BATH
A2. HIS WIFE REFUSED
A3. ADE
A4. WALKING
A5. TWO SOLDIERS
A6. UNDER THE MOUNTAIN
A7. DINOSAUR
A8. THE RED HOUSE

B1. WHEEZING
B2. EGGS IN A BRIAR PATCH
B3. POISON
B4. CLOUD CHAMBER
B5. BLACK FLAG

C1. MY BIG HANDS (FALL THROUGH THE CRACKS)
C2. COMBAT
C3. LEG BELLS
C4. THE BLUE FLAME
C5. BIG BUSINESS

D1. DENSE BEASTS
D2. FIVE GOLDEN SECTIONS
3. WHAT A DAY THAT WAS
D4. BIG BLUE PLYMOUTH (EYES WIDE OPEN)
D5. LIGHT BATH

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Format: Vinyl
Label: Rhino/Sire
Rel. Date: 04/22/2023
UPC: 603497834891

The Complete Score From "The Catherine Wheel" [RSD 2023]
Artist: David Byrne
Format: Vinyl
New: Not currently available
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An absolutely monumental masterpiece of late 20th century music is the seamless funk opera score David Byrne created for choreographer Twyla Tharpís The Catherine Wheel in 1981. This 2LP set marks the vinyl debut of the full score (previous releases contained only a 1LP condensed version). The tracks "Big Blue Plymouth", "My Big Hands", "Big Business" and "What a Day That Was" were all performed live by Talking Heads in 1982 and 1983.

A1. LIGHT BATH
A2. HIS WIFE REFUSED
A3. ADE
A4. WALKING
A5. TWO SOLDIERS
A6. UNDER THE MOUNTAIN
A7. DINOSAUR
A8. THE RED HOUSE

B1. WHEEZING
B2. EGGS IN A BRIAR PATCH
B3. POISON
B4. CLOUD CHAMBER
B5. BLACK FLAG

C1. MY BIG HANDS (FALL THROUGH THE CRACKS)
C2. COMBAT
C3. LEG BELLS
C4. THE BLUE FLAME
C5. BIG BUSINESS

D1. DENSE BEASTS
D2. FIVE GOLDEN SECTIONS
3. WHAT A DAY THAT WAS
D4. BIG BLUE PLYMOUTH (EYES WIDE OPEN)
D5. LIGHT BATH

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