Talking Heads
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1974
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Talking Heads

Talking Heads Biography (Wikipedia)

Talking Heads were an American rock band formed in 1975 in New York City and active until 1991. The band comprised David Byrne (lead vocals, guitar), Chris Frantz (drums), Tina Weymouth (bass), and Jerry Harrison (keyboards, guitar). Described by critic Stephen Thomas Erlewine as "one of the most critically acclaimed bands of the '80s," the group helped to pioneer new wave music by integrating elements of punk, art rock, funk, pop and world music with avant-garde sensibilities and an anxious, clean-cut image.

Former art school students who became involved in the 1970s New York punk scene, Talking Heads released their debut Talking Heads: 77 to positive reviews in 1977, and subsequently collaborated with producer Brian Eno on a trio of experimental and critically acclaimed releases: More Songs About Buildings and Food (1978), Fear of Music (1979), and Remain in Light (1980). After a hiatus, the band hit its commercial peak in 1983 with the US Top 10 hit "Burning Down the House" and released the concert film Stop Making Sense, directed by Jonathan Demme. They would release several more albums, including their best-selling LP Little Creatures (1985), before disbanding in 1991.

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Crosseyed And Painless
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Crosseyed And Painless
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Once In A Lifetime
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Once In A Lifetime
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Girlfriend Is Better
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Girlfriend Is Better
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Road To Nowhere
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Road To Nowhere
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Radio Head
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Radio Head
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The Big Country
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The Big Country
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This Must Be The Place (Naive Melody)
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This Must Be The Place (Naive Melody)
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And She Was
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And She Was
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Wild Wild Life
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Wild Wild Life
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Cities
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Cities
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Burning Down The House
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Burning Down The House
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Love Goes To Building On Fire
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Love Goes To Building On Fire
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Thank You For Sending Me An Angel
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Thank You For Sending Me An Angel
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Psycho Killer
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Psycho Killer
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