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“And the Housing Works people approached us and asked us if we’d want to do a similar night,” she says.

“And then it just became a process, a long process at first, trying to figure out how to write together.

“And the Talking Heads song, ‘Burning Down the House,’ is one of the most perfect uses of music ever in a movie there.

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Vincent, knows the exact time and place she first met David Byrne, the offbeat genius from Talking Heads and countless solo projects and collaborations: May 3, 2009, Radio City Music Hall, at a benefit concert for the Red Hot Organization featuring its “Dark Was the Night” album.

“We were at the after-party, and David came up to me and said he liked my new video for ‘Actor out of Work,'” Clark said by phone the day after she and Byrne played a show in Dallas, her hometown.

“If anything I feel we approached working with a brass band as outsider artists,” she says.

“Learning how different instruments can speak, what their tonal ranges are.

Getting to this point, though, while creatively invigorating, was never a sure thing, she says.

“I think neither of us knew where it was going to end up,” Clark says.

“And we make good collaborators because we tend to not be just operating from a place of ego all the time.

We tend to be reasonable and there’s a very nice give and take.” The first song they wrote together was “Who,” which also ended up the first song on the album and the first single, and it set a course for how their long-distance songwriting would continue to go.

“I think that David’s music fits nicely at that intersection between accessible and very artful,” she says.

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