Editors’ Notes “The world moves on a woman’s hips,” David Byrne yelps on “The Great Curve,” summing up where his band is coming from on their genre-bending fourth album. You can hear them overhaul their nervy post-punk sound under the influence of African polyrhythms—and fearless producer Brian Eno—on “Once In a Lifetime” and “Crosseyed and Painless,” adopting trance-like beats and babbling loops of guitar/keyboards while Byrne chants free-associative lyrics that somehow make perfect sense.

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