Published Mar 13, 2018David Byrne just released his new American Utopia album, and the Talking Heads legend is showing it off via a new set of visuals. This time, it's a seriously heartwarming clip for the record's "Everybody's Coming to My House," which has been entirely remade for the video thanks to a group of students.
The video prominently features the students from the Detroit School of Arts, with the school's AV department even partly filming the video themselves. As you'll witness, the clip features the school's jazz ensemble singing Byrne's song, as well as providing some piano accompaniment, with the results all shining an entirely new light on the track.
In a statement on Byrne's website, he wrote of the resulting video collaboration, "When I saw what the DSA students did with my song, it completely changed the way I thought of the song. In face, it changed the meaning of the song — I realized it was about inclusion, welcoming and not being alone. It's a more generous interpretation of the song than what I do with my voice. Just goes to show how a song can change (radically!) depending on who is singing it."
Down below, you can watch the newly shared video for "Everybody's Coming to My House," as well as a making-of documentary showing how it all came together. You'll also find the original version of the song at the bottom of the page.
American Utopia is out now via Todomundo/Nonesuch, and you can see all Byrne's upcoming tour dates here.