Kidjo brings her 2017 New York Carnegie Hall performance of Remain In Light to London
Angélique Kidjo is to perform her latest project, a reinterpretation of the classic Talking Heads album Remain In Light, at London's Southbank Centre in June. Showcasing her new arrangements of songs such as “Crosseyed And Painless”, “Once In A Lifetime” and “Born Under Punches (The Heat Goes On)”, the performance follows her New York Carnegie Hall show last year, in which she appeared on stage with Talking Heads' David Byrne. Byrne has noted that Talking Heads drew inspiration from Kidjo's home country Benin. Produced by Brian Eno and released in 1980, Remain In Light was the group’s fourth studio album
Angélique Kidjo’s Remain In Light show will take place on 8 June, starting at 7:30pm. Tickets are available from £15 up.
Kidjo performed “Crosseyed And Painless” live at the Royal Festival Hall’s opening gala concert of the 2017 EFG London Jazz Festival. You can watch this below.