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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Born Under Punches (The Heat Goes On)
1
5:48
 
Crosseyed and Painless
2
4:47
 
The Great Curve
3
6:27
 
Once In a Lifetime
4
4:22
 
Houses In Motion
5
4:33
 
Seen and Not Seen
6
3:24
 
Listening Wind
7
4:43
 
The Overload
8
6:00
 

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