New York City, 1982.
A woman who was once the most popular singer in the world now finds herself largely forgotten and in the grip of a deadly affliction.
A younger woman, a sometime D.J. and the survivor of a horrific childhood accident, sees musical apartheid wherever she turns.
˃˃˃ An undercover cop tries to connect to a long-subsumed musical memory.
Pop music itself seems perched on the edge of a precipice.
˃˃˃ Why Do Birds presents pop music as not just soundtrack but as the very lifeblood of its characters.
As their paths cross and collide, they turn to it for nothing less than regained innocence.