Talking Heads ‎– Speaking In Tongues

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Sire ‎– 8122 73344 2, Warner Bros. Records ‎– 8122 73344 2, Rhino Records (2) ‎– 8122 73344 2, Warner Strategic Marketing ‎– 8122 73344 2
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CD, Album, Reissue, Remastered
DVD, DVD-Audio, Multichannel, 5.1 Surround Sound, Advanced Resolution
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Original Album
CD-1 Burning Down The House
Percussion – Steve ScalesSynthesizer – Wally Badarou
4:00
CD-2 Making Flippy Floppy
Guitar – Alex WeirViolin – Shankar
5:54
CD-3 Girlfriend Is Better
Synthesizer – Bernie Worrell
5:44
CD-4 Slippery People
Backing Vocals – Dolette McDonald, Nona HendryxPercussion – Raphael DejesusSaxophone – Richard Landry
5:04
CD-5 I Get Wild / Wild Gravity
Percussion – David Van Tieghem, Raphael Dejesus
5:15
CD-6 Swamp
Guitar – Alex WeirSynthesizer – Wally Badarou
5:09
CD-7 Moon Rocks
Guitar – Alex WeirPercussion – Steve Scales
5:43
CD-8 Pull Up The Roots
Guitar – Alex WeirPercussion – Raphael Dejesus
5:08
CD-9 This Must Be The Place (Naive Melody)
Percussion – David Van TieghemSynthesizer – Wally Badarou
4:56
Bonus Tracks (CD Only)
CD-10 Two Note Swivel (Unfinished Outtake) 5:51
CD-11 Burning Down The House (Alternate Version)
Percussion – Steve ScalesSynthesizer – Wally Badarou
5:09
Original Album In 5.1 Surround Sound
DVD-1 Burning Down The House
Percussion – Steve ScalesSynthesizer – Wally Badarou
4:05
DVD-2 Making Flippy Floppy
Guitar – Alex WeirViolin – Shankar
5:52
DVD-3 Girlfriend Is Better
Synthesizer – Wally Badarou
5:45
DVD-4 Slippery People
Backing Vocals – Dolette McDonald, Nona HendryxPercussion – Raphael DejesusSaxophone – Richard Landry
5:41
DVD-5 I Get Wild / Wild Gravity
Percussion – David Van Tieghem, Raphael Dejesus
5:16
DVD-6 Swamp
Guitar – Alex WeirSynthesizer – Wally Badarou
5:09
DVD-7 Moon Rocks
Guitar – Alex WeirPercussion – Steve Scales
5:45
DVD-8 Pull Up The Roots
Guitar – Alex WeirPercussion – Raphael Dejesus
5:08
DVD-9 This Must Be The Place (Naive Melody)
Percussion – David Van TieghemSynthesizer – Wally Badarou
5:00
Bonus Track (DVD Only)
DVD-10 Burning Down The House (Alternate 5.1 Mix)
Mixed By – Eric Thorngren, Jerry HarrisonPercussion – Steve ScalesSynthesizer – Wally Badarou
6:13
Video Content (DVD Only)
DVD-11 Burning Down The House (Music Video, 1982)
Film Director – David Byrne
4:10
DVD-12 This Must Be The Place (Naive Melody) (Music Video, 1983)
Film Director – David Byrne
4:48

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Remastered CD/DVD doublepack. CD includes two previously unreleased bonus tracks.

DVD features the original album in 5.1 Surround Sound and Dolby Stereo, advanced resolution 96khz/24bit surround & stereo sound, a photo gallery, two bonus promo videos and Burning Down The House (Alternate 5.1 Mix) - a new mix created during the remastering sessions. In addition, both CD and DVD play the extended versions of "Making Flippy Floppy," "Girlfriend is Better," "Slippery People," "I Get Wild," and "Moon Rocks" originally featured on the original cassette and the 2nd CD edition.

• ALBUM:
"Speaking In Tongues" was originally issued as Sire #23771 [Special Edition] (2/9/83)/#23883 (6/1/83).
Tracks 2-5 & 7 are full-length CS/CD versions.

• BONUS TRACKS (CD Only):
- "Two Note Swivel" is a previously unissued outtake recorded during the Speaking In Tongues sessions.
- "Burning Down The House" (Alternate Version) is a rough mix featuring additional elements and a longer ending than the album version.

• VIDEO CONTENT (DVD Only):
- "Burning Down The House" (Music Video, 1982) first collected on Storytelling Giant, Sire/Warner Reprise Video #38137 (3/22/88) © 1982 Sire Records Company
- "This Must Be The Place (Naive Melody)" (Music Video, 1983) first collected on Storytelling Giant, Sire/Warner Reprise Video #38137 (3/22/88) © 1983 Sire Records Company

Nona Hendryx appeared courtesy of RCA.

Special Thanks: Seymour Stein, Brian Kehew, Gary Stewart, Steve Lang, Suzanne Despres, and Bill Inglot.

Representation:
David: Maine Road Management/David Whitehead; RZO/Lia Sweet.
Jerry, Chris, Tina: Kurfist-Blackwell Entertainment./Gary Kurfirst

All selections ℗ 1983 & 2005 Sire Records Company.
This reissue/compilation ℗ 2005 Sire Records Company.
© 2006 Sire Records Company & Talking Heads Tours Inc.
Manufactured & Marketed by Rhino Entertainment Company.
Manufactured in the E.U.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 0 8122 73344 2 0
  • Rights Society: GEMA/BIEM
  • Label Code: LC 02982
  • Matrix / Runout (CD Variant 1 & 2): [W logo] CD 8122733442CD V01
  • Mastering SID Code (CD Variant 1 & 2): IFPI L012
  • Mould SID Code (CD Variant 1): IFPI 05N5
  • Mould SID Code (CD Variant 2): IFPI 05R3
  • Matrix / Runout (DVD Variant 1 & 2): [W logo] DVD5 S1 8122733442DVD/1 V02
  • Mastering SID Code (DVD Variant 1 & 2): IFPI L014
  • Mould SID Code (DVD Variant 1): IFPI 055S
  • Mould SID Code (DVD Variant 2): IFPI 051Y

Other Versions (5 of 86) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
1-23883, 9 23883-1 Talking Heads Speaking In Tongues(LP, Album) Sire, Sire 1-23883, 9 23883-1 US 1983 Sell This Version
92 38831 Talking Heads Speaking In Tongues(LP, Album) Sire 92 38831 Sweden 1983 Sell This Version
923883-1 Talking Heads Speaking In Tongues(LP, Album) Sire 923883-1 Ireland Unknown Sell This Version
1-23883, 9 23883-1 Talking Heads Speaking In Tongues(LP, Album) Sire, Sire 1-23883, 9 23883-1 US 1983 Sell This Version
923883-1 Talking Heads Speaking In Tongues(LP, Album) Sire 923883-1 Ireland 1983 Sell This Version

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