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David Byrne? “Work­ing with David I liken to fol­low­ing David on a bi­cy­cle, which I did a num­ber of times in var­i­ous cities,” she says.

“You’re on the side­walk one minute and the next minute the side­walk ends and you’re on a high­way rac­ing with trucks and try­ing not to get run over and go­ing, ‘Where the hell are we go­ing?’ and then all of a sud­den you’re at the most beau­ti­ful beach you’ve ever seen or an art gallery in a re­mote part of the south.

“There’s of­ten that mo­ment of trep­i­da­tion, but then you end up with an amaz­ing vista.” She laughs.

“So it was great. I don’t know that his mind ever turns off. I think the most ex­cit­ing thing about him is that he never looks back. I’ve never met any­body with less nos­tal­gia. It’s al­ways about the next thing, the new pro­ject . . . he’s de­signed chairs and writ­ten books; he can knock

“There’s of­ten that mo­ment of trep­i­da­tion, but then you end up with an

amaz­ing vista”

Cyn­i­cal

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