David Byrne, Ethel + Thomas Dolby

"(Nothing But) Flowers" with string quartet

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David Byrne sings the Talking Heads' 1988 hit, "(Nothing But) Flowers." He's accompanied by Thomas Dolby and string quartet Ethel, who made up the TED2010 house band.

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Thomas Dolby · Electronic music pioneer

Thomas Dolby has spent his career at the intersection of music and technology. He was an early star on MTV, then moved to Silicon Valley, then went back on the road with his album, "A Map of the Floating City."

Thomas Dolby has spent his career at the intersection of music and technology. He was an early star on MTV, then moved to Silicon Valley, then went back on the road with his album, "A Map of the Floating City."

Ethel · String quartet

Ethel is, perhaps, the first 21st-century realization of the classical string quartet.

Ethel is, perhaps, the first 21st-century realization of the classical string quartet.

David Byrne · Musician, artist, writer

David Byrne builds an idiosyncratic world of music, art, writing and film.

David Byrne builds an idiosyncratic world of music, art, writing and film.