Listen Up: Cyndi Lauper and Tori Amos Pair Up For David Byrne

The Tripwire is reporting on this new David Byrne project… If it’s anything like Norman Cook’s BPA project, it should rock your socks…

David Byrne: “big suit” wearer, architectural instrumenteur… Filipino royalty enthusiast? If it means more Cyndi Lauper/Tori Amos duets, we’re in.

The Talking Heads frontman, along with DJ Fatboy Slim, presents Here Lies Love—out April 6—a collaboration fittingly rife with indie rock royals: Florence and the Machine, St. Vincent, Santigold, and more. The concept album details the life of Imelda Marcos, wife of ex-Phillippines prez Ferdinand Marcos (and her affair with a servant—scandalous!). Get a taste with Lauper and Amos’ contribution “Why Don’t You Love Me,” shown above. The unlikely duo mixes 80s electro-pop instrumentals and energetic vocals with an extravagance that mirrors the Filipino queen’s own. Girl had 3,000 pairs of shoes! (via Idolator)

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