Why David Byrne has made it his priority to keep positivity alive during the pandemic

If you’re feeling bombarded with scary news these days, it can be really tough to stay hopeful.

Musician David Byrne, formerly of the new wave band Talking Heads, has made it his priority to keep positivity alive, especially during the pandemic.

He’s put his music on hold to focus on a new non-profit editorial project called Reasons To Be Cheerful, which only publishes stories about good things happening in the world.

Byrne joined q‘s Tom Power from his home in New York to explain why he wants to provide hopeful headlines to his readers during these challenging times.

Listen to the full interview on CBC Radio q

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