Everybody's Coming To My House

Album: American Utopia (2018)
  • This epic and groove-laden track features a co-writing credit with Brian Eno. The English musician and producer also contributed "robot rhythm guitar" to the song.

    Eno and Byrne are frequent collaborators and have released two joint albums, 1981's My Life in the Bush of Ghosts and 2008's Everything That Happens Will Happen Today.
  • When "Everybody's Coming to My House," reached the top tier of Billboard's Triple A chart, it became Byrne's first song - with or without Talking Heads - to reach the top 10 of any airplay list since 1992.
  • The music video is a collaboration between David Byrne and students from the Detroit School of Arts. The entire song is performed by the school's vocal jazz ensemble. The former Talking Heads frontman said: "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."

    Justin Malone-Horton of the Detroit School of the Arts' Vocal Jazz ensemble admitted that when he and his fellow students first heard the song, "Half of us were like, 'This song is OK,' then a quarter of us were like, 'Oh My Gosh! Who did this?' Then, when we actually read the sheet music and did it, it just felt like a moment of togetherness."
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