This marked Byrne’s first time performing on ‘SNL’ in greater than 30 years.
David Byrne returned to Saturday Night Live for the primary time in greater than 30 years on Feb. 29.
Byrne’s look on the late-night comedy sketch present follows his phenomenally profitable 20-week prolonged Broadway run of American Utopia.
For his first track, Byrne — dressed in an all-gray swimsuit — took the viewers again to the 1980s with a theatrical efficiency of the Talking Heads traditional “Once in a Lifetime.” Later in the present, the 67-year-old musician carried out his 2008 collaboration “Toe Jam” with the 11-member Brighton Port Authority.
In addition to being the musical visitor, Byrne additionally appeared in a music-filled sketch titled “Airport Sushi,” which additionally featured a cameo by Jake Gyllenhaal. Watch the movies beneath.
Byrne final appeared on SNL in 1989 to advertise his first solo album, Rei Momo.
Meanwhile, Byrne’s American Utopia is booked for a return engagement for the one-of-a-kind theatrical live performance that mixes songs from his Talking Heads heyday with picks from his eclectic solo output at New York’s Hudson Theatre in September.
The critically acclaimed present will play a 17-week return engagement, starting performances Sept. 18 and scheduled by means of Jan. 17, 2021, with an official reopening date to be set.
A filmed model the musical, directed by Spike Lee, has been shot, with a launch date to be introduced for later this yr.