Watch David Byrne Perform “Once In A Lifetime” With Angélique Kidjo At Carnegie Hall

Beninese singer Angélique Kidjo performed Talking Heads’ 1980 classic Remain In Light in full at New York’s Carnegie Hall last night, and she brought along a special guest. David Byrne himself came out to sing her West Africanized version of “Once In A Lifetime” as a duet, and you can watch some videos from their performance below.

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Earlier this month Kidjo spoke about the album to Playbill:

I discovered [the Talking Heads’] music and fell in love with the Remain In Light album. Brian Eno and Talking Heads understood the magical power of African music, but instead of trying to clone it, they created their own style based on the hypnotic rhythm patterns of Fela Kuti’s Afrobeat. The cryptic lyrics were also resonating with me. Somehow I felt I was hearing, in a strange way, social commentaries on the state of my continent.