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Both Byrne and Clark are equally fascinated by the theatricality of everyday life: the scripts and performances that drive our days and raise the stakes of our mundane interactions to the level of high drama or (for this duo) dark comedy.Both performers are known for their thousand-yard stares (compare the covers of Byrne's ) that suggest a quiet intensity merged with a playful approach to self-presentation.It makes sense, then, that much of is taken with the idea of human transformation, as evidenced by the album's prosthetically-enhanced cover art.
" at the beginning of each line, it recalled one of Byrne's best duets: his collaboration with Tejano pop star Selena on the slinky, slow-burning 1995 song "God's Child".
On "I Am an Ape", Byrne playfully reverse-engineers evolution.
But at the same time, collaborations aren't always as simple as pairing two smart artists cut from the same cloth.
Though not quite as moving (or danceable) as "Child", "Who" was an encouraging sign for the duo's project. Vincent's Annie Clark fit well amidst a few of Byrne's favorite tricks: lyrics doubling as a series of philosophical questions, a croony curiosity about the wider world, and an arrangement loaded with the brazen brass blurts (Clark's idea, actually) that Byrne first fell for via his album.
A few months later, "Who" opens the duo's full-length album, which falls short of both the single's early promise, and the on-paper perfection of the pairing.