Talking Heads

Talking Heads were a new wave band which formed in 1974 in New York City, New York, United States. The band originally consisted of David Byrne (vocals, guitar), Tina Weymouth (bass) and Chris Frantz (drums), who had met while attending the Rhode Island School of Design. The band added Jerry Harrison (keyboards & guitar) in early 1977. The band released eight studio albums before disbanding in 1991. Talking Heads were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2002. Read more on Last.fm Read more

ppeared on the New York music scene as a trio in 1974. At the time, the band consisted only of Byrne, Frantz and Weymouth and was initially called The Artistics. By 1975, the band had recorded a demo album for CBS Records and landed a gig opening for the Ramones at CBGB in June 1975, which was the first time the band used the name Talking Heads. The band was signed to Sire Records in late 1976 and the group released their first single, "Love → Building on Fire" in February 1977. In March 1977, the band added Jerry Harrison, formerly of Jonathan Richman's band The Modern Lovers. Their first album, Talking Heads: 77 was released soon afterward and did not contain the earlier single, although it did include the underground singles Psycho Killer and Uh-Oh, Love Comes To Town. Despite being regulars at New York's legendary CBGB, the band only began to break through further with the landmark Brian Eno-produced, 1978 album More Songs About Buildings And Food, an album which continued in the same vein, but with a more accessible style, wittier lyrics, and ultimately better songs. It was a great critical hit with subject matter ranging from home movies to the art world. It also included their cover of Take Me To The River. On the following year's Fear Of Music the band started to dabble in African rhythms, notably on I Zimbra, and more straightforward pop styles, on Life During Wartime and Cities.1980 brought the band's fourth and most innovative effort Remain In Light. Notable for the single Once In A Lifetime, which became an early MTV staple, Remain In Light saw the band experiment with ambient sounds, fugal structures, polyrhythms, and about everything under the sun to make the body groove. Following this, the group split with Brian Eno, enjoying greater commercial success with 1983's Speaking In Tongues. It took the musical innovations of its predecessor and refined them into pop songs, most notably Burning Down The House, Girlfriend Is Better and This Must Be The Place. This period was topped off with a live album, from Jonathan Demme's documentary, Stop Making Sense. The documentary, with its name taken from a line in Girlfriend Is Better, was a great success, and took their inimitable style to a wider audience.1985's Little Creatures was an even bigger hit, and exhibited another stylistic shift for the band. It saw the punk styles of '77 almost completely abandoned for simple, three or four chord pop songs. The album produced the singles And She Was, and Road To Nowhere. The following two albums, True Stories and Naked, were both moderate successes, the former producing their biggest radio hits, Love For Sale and Wild Wild Life, and the latter focusing more on Latin influences with hits like (Nothing But) Flowers. After this, a long quiet period followed, with the band eventually officially announcing their break up in 1991. Since the split, Byrne continued his solo career and Weymoth and Frantz continued to record and tour as Tom Tom Club. Weymouth, Harrison and Frantz reunited for an album, "No Talking, Just Head", recorded under the name The Heads in 1996.The band was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2002. The band reunited for a three song performance at the ceremony. Due to personality conflicts between Byrne and the other members, further reunions are unlikely.www.talking-heads.netRead more on Last.fm. Read more

Same as It Ever Was / 2009 / 16 songs / 1:06:25

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Play song 1 3:00 2009
Play song 2 4:11 2009
Play song 3 4:22 2009
Play song 4 2:14 2009
Play song 5 5:03 2009
Play song 6 4:01 2009
Play song 7 4:14 2009
Play song 8 3:43 2009
Play song 9 4:47 2009
Play song 10 4:22 2009
Play song 11 4:03 2009
Play song 12 4:58 2009
Play song 13 3:43 2009
Play song 14 4:22 2009
Play song 15 3:42 2009
Play song 16 5:35 2009
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The Collection / 2007 / 13 songs / 59:24

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# Title Artist Album Duration Year
Play song 1 4:27 2007
Play song 2 4:04 2007
Play song 3 5:08 2007
Play song 4 3:59 2007
Play song 5 6:12 2007
Play song 6 4:32 2007
Play song 7 3:33 2007
Play song 8 4:30 2007
Play song 9 4:48 2007
Play song 10 4:11 2007
Play song 11 5:34 2007
Play song 12 3:59 2007
Play song 13 4:21 2007
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Bonus Rarities and Outtakes / 2006 / 18 songs / 1:11:43

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# Title Artist Album Duration Year
Play song 1 3:23 2006
Play song 2 3:14 2006
Play song 3 3:37 2006
Play song 4 5:01 2006
Play song 5 1:05 2006
Play song 6 0:58 2006
Play song 7 2:11 2006
Play song 8 4:18 2006
Play song 9 5:13 2006
Play song 10 3:24 2006
Play song 11 3:39 2006
Play song 12 3:56 2006
Play song 13 7:15 2006
Play song 14 6:18 2006
Play song 15 4:30 2006
Play song 16 4:29 2006
Play song 17 3:53 2006
Play song 18 5:19 2006
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Talking Heads / 2005 / 90 songs / 6:26:24

Talking Heads: 77

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Play song 1 2:49 2005
Play song 2 3:09 2005
Play song 3 3:08 2005
Play song 4 3:55 2005
Play song 5 1:44 2005
Play song 6 4:50 2005
Play song 7 4:10 2005
Play song 8 3:02 2005
Play song 9 3:21 2005
Play song 10 4:21 2005
Play song 11 4:37 2005
Play song 12 3:00 2005
Play song 13 2:39 2005
Play song 14 3:15 2005
Play song 15 2:36 2005
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More Songs About Buildings and Food

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Play song 1 2:11 2005
Play song 2 3:30 2005
Play song 3 3:03 2005
Play song 4 3:54 2005
Play song 5 2:38 2005
Play song 6 5:01 2005
Play song 7 3:34 2005
Play song 8 4:34 2005
Play song 9 2:39 2005
Play song 10 5:02 2005
Play song 11 5:39 2005
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Fear of Music

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# Title Artist Album Duration Year
Play song 1 3:08 2005
Play song 2 4:13 2005
Play song 3 2:38 2005
Play song 4 4:17 2005
Play song 5 3:41 2005
Play song 6 3:30 2005
Play song 7 3:34 2005
Play song 8 4:01 2005
Play song 9 3:30 2005
Play song 10 3:01 2005
Play song 11 5:20 2005
Play song 12 2:41 2005
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Remain in Light

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# Title Artist Album Duration Year
Play song 1 5:49 2005
Play song 2 4:47 2005
Play song 3 6:27 2005
Play song 4 4:22 2005
Play song 5 4:33 2005
Play song 6 3:24 2005
Play song 7 4:42 2005
Play song 8 6:10 2005
Play song 9 5:19 2005
Play song 10 4:49 2005
Play song 11 4:27 2005
Play song 12 4:07 2005
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Speaking in Tongues

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# Title Artist Album Duration Year
Play song 1 4:01 2005
Play song 2 5:54 2005
Play song 3 5:43 2005
Play song 4 5:06 2005
Play song 5 5:16 2005
Play song 6 5:13 2005
Play song 7 5:45 2005
Play song 8 5:09 2005
Play song 9 5:04 2005
Play song 10 5:51 2005
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Little Creatures

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# Title Artist Album Duration Year
Play song 1 3:39 2005
Play song 2 3:22 2005
Play song 3 4:15 2005
Play song 4 3:58 2005
Play song 5 4:27 2005
Play song 6 3:43 2005
Play song 7 4:44 2005
Play song 8 6:10 2005
Play song 9 4:27 2005
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True Stories

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# Title Artist Album Duration Year
Play song 1 4:31 2005
Play song 2 5:24 2005
Play song 3 3:41 2005
Play song 4 5:55 2005
Play song 5 3:39 2005
Play song 6 3:32 2005
Play song 7 4:38 2005
Play song 8 4:28 2005
Play song 9 5:09 2005
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Naked

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# Title Artist Album Duration Year
Play song 1 4:59 2005
Play song 2 4:20 2005
Play song 3 4:11 2005
Play song 4 3:50 2005
Play song 5 5:35 2005
Play song 6 5:04 2005
Play song 7 6:28 2005
Play song 8 3:58 2005
Play song 9 5:38 2005
Play song 10 3:22 2005
Play song 11 5:22 2005
Play song 12 5:17 2005
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Rare 12″ Mixes / 2005 / 9 songs / 53:18

Promotional

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# Title Artist Album Duration Year
Play song 1 6:35 2005
Play song 2 6:25 2005
Play song 3 6:18 2005
Play song 4 5:56 2005
Play song 5 5:39 2005
Play song 6 5:44 2005
Play song 7 4:20 2005
Play song 8 6:29 2005
Play song 9 5:52 2005
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The Best of Talking Heads / 2004 / 18 songs / 1:17:23

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# Title Artist Album Duration Year
Play song 1 2:58 2004
Play song 2 4:20 2004
Play song 3 2:50 2004
Play song 4 5:04 2004
Play song 5 5:01 2004
Play song 6 3:41 2004
Play song 7 4:02 2004
Play song 8 3:31 2004
Play song 9 4:20 2004
Play song 10 4:31 2004
Play song 11 4:56 2004
Play song 12 5:46 2004
Play song 13 4:03 2004
Play song 14 4:20 2004
Play song 15 3:39 2004
Play song 16 3:41 2004
Play song 17 5:00 2004
Play song 18 5:32 2004
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The Name of This Band Is Talking Heads / 2004 / 33 songs / 2:34:09

1977-1979

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Play song 1 3:09 2004
Play song 2 5:05 2004
Play song 3 3:03 2004
Play song 4 4:04 2004
Play song 5 5:31 2004
Play song 6 1:44 2004
Play song 7 4:22 2004
Play song 8 5:09 2004
Play song 9 4:57 2004
Play song 10 3:44 2004
Play song 11 3:28 2004
Play song 12 5:35 2004
Play song 13 4:55 2004
Play song 14 3:49 2004
Play song 15 4:05 2004
Play song 16 4:01 2004
Play song 17 3:46 2004
Play song 18 3:44 2004
Play song 19 4:31 2004
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Extra

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Play song 1 3:03 2004
Play song 2 3:52 2004
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1980-1981

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# Title Artist Album Duration Year
Play song 1 5:39 2004
Play song 2 5:00 2004
Play song 3 3:30 2004
Play song 4 4:41 2004
Play song 5 5:57 2004
Play song 6 4:05 2004
Play song 7 6:54 2004
Play song 8 8:24 2004
Play song 9 5:58 2004
Play song 10 4:54 2004
Play song 11 6:33 2004
Play song 12 6:42 2004
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Once in a Lifetime / 2003 / 55 songs / 3:54:07

CD 1

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# Title Artist Album Duration Year
Play song 1 2:35 2003
Play song 2 2:59 2003
Play song 3 2:37 2003
Play song 4 3:00 2003
Play song 5 2:55 2003
Play song 6 3:03 2003
Play song 7 4:30 2003
Play song 8 4:20 2003
Play song 9 3:55 2003
Play song 10 3:35 2003
Play song 11 3:07 2003
Play song 12 4:49 2003
Play song 13 2:41 2003
Play song 14 4:34 2003
Play song 15 4:09 2003
Play song 16 2:13 2003
Play song 17 5:01 2003
Play song 18 4:57 2003
Play song 19 5:04 2003
Play song 20 5:31 2003
Play song 21 4:01 2003
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CD 2

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# Title Artist Album Duration Year
Play song 1 3:07 2003
Play song 2 5:27 2003
Play song 3 3:41 2003
Play song 4 3:32 2003
Play song 5 3:30 2003
Play song 6 3:33 2003
Play song 7 4:20 2003
Play song 8 5:47 2003
Play song 9 4:41 2003
Play song 10 4:31 2003
Play song 11 4:45 2003
Play song 12 4:01 2003
Play song 13 5:54 2003
Play song 14 5:43 2003
Play song 15 5:05 2003
Play song 16 5:10 2003
Play song 17 4:56 2003
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CD 3

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# Title Artist Album Duration Year
Play song 1 3:39 2003
Play song 2 3:44 2003
Play song 3 4:15 2003
Play song 4 4:04 2003
Play song 5 4:20 2003
Play song 6 3:41 2003
Play song 7 4:31 2003
Play song 8 4:29 2003
Play song 9 5:23 2003
Play song 10 5:09 2003
Play song 11 5:00 2003
Play song 12 4:21 2003
Play song 13 5:04 2003
Play song 14 5:33 2003
Play song 15 3:58 2003
Play song 16 5:18 2003
Play song 17 3:53 2003
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12x12 Original Remixes / 1999 / 10 songs / 1:01:53

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# Title Artist Album Duration Year
Play song 1 6:50 1999
Play song 2 8:02 1999
Play song 3 4:57 1999
Play song 4 5:31 1999
Play song 5 6:08 1999
Play song 6 7:14 1999
Play song 7 4:29 1999
Play song 8 7:40 1999
Play song 9 7:33 1999
Play song 10 3:25 1999
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Once in a Lifetime: The Best Of / 1992 / 14 songs / 1:03:26

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# Title Artist Album Duration Year
Play song 1 4:21 1992
Play song 2 5:02 1992
Play song 3 4:19 1992
Play song 4 4:01 1992
Play song 5 4:55 1992
Play song 6 4:14 1992
Play song 7 5:04 1992
Play song 8 3:39 1992
Play song 9 4:20 1992
Play song 10 3:41 1992
Play song 11 5:00 1992
Play song 12 5:34 1992
Play song 13 5:18 1992
Play song 14 3:52 1992
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Popular Favorites: Sand in the Vaseline / 1992 / 33 songs / 2:20:02

1976-1983

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# Title Artist Album Duration Year
Play song 1 2:36 1992
Play song 2 3:23 1992
Play song 3 2:57 1992
Play song 4 2:36 1992
Play song 5 4:20 1992
Play song 6 3:00 1992
Play song 7 4:50 1992
Play song 8 3:54 1992
Play song 9 5:30 1992
Play song 10 5:02 1992
Play song 11 4:02 1992
Play song 12 3:31 1992
Play song 13 3:07 1992
Play song 14 4:19 1992
Play song 15 4:45 1992
Play song 16 4:01 1992
Play song 17 5:13 1992
Play song 18 4:56 1992
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1984-1992

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# Title Artist Album Duration Year
Play song 1 5:04 1992
Play song 2 3:36 1992
Play song 3 3:39 1992
Play song 4 3:53 1992
Play song 5 4:20 1992
Play song 6 3:40 1992
Play song 7 4:32 1992
Play song 8 5:08 1992
Play song 9 4:20 1992
Play song 10 5:00 1992
Play song 11 5:34 1992
Play song 12 5:18 1992
Play song 13 4:29 1992
Play song 14 3:53 1992
Play song 15 5:19 1992
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Fear of Music / 1990 / 12 songs / 43:22

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# Title Artist Album Duration Year
Play song 1 3:08 1990
Play song 2 4:12 1990
Play song 3 2:39 1990
Play song 4 4:10 1990
Play song 5 3:41 1990
Play song 6 3:30 1990
Play song 7 3:34 1990
Play song 8 4:00 1990
Play song 9 3:30 1990
Play song 10 3:02 1990
Play song 11 5:09 1990
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Extra

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Play song 1 2:42 1990
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Naked / 1988 / 12 songs / 58:03

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# Title Artist Album Duration Year
Play song 1 4:59 1988
Play song 2 4:20 1988
Play song 3 4:11 1988
Play song 4 3:50 1988
Play song 5 5:35 1988
Play song 6 5:04 1988
Play song 7 6:28 1988
Play song 8 3:58 1988
Play song 9 5:38 1988
Play song 10 3:22 1988
Play song 11 5:16 1988
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Extra

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Play song 1 5:18 1988
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True Stories / 1986 / 9 songs / 41:02

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# Title Artist Album Duration Year
Play song 1 4:32 1986
Play song 2 5:24 1986
Play song 3 3:42 1986
Play song 4 5:55 1986
Play song 5 3:39 1986
Play song 6 3:31 1986
Play song 7 4:38 1986
Play song 8 4:28 1986
Play song 9 5:09 1986
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Little Creatures / 1985 / 9 songs / 38:43

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# Title Artist Album Duration Year
Play song 1 3:40 1985
Play song 2 3:22 1985
Play song 3 4:15 1985
Play song 4 3:58 1985
Play song 5 4:27 1985
Play song 6 3:43 1985
Play song 7 4:44 1985
Play song 8 6:10 1985
Play song 9 4:20 1985
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