Talking Heads ‎– The Name Of This Band Is Talking Heads

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The Name Of This Band Is Talking Heads 1977-1979
A1 New Feeling
Written-By – David Byrne
3:10
A2 A Clean Break
Written-By – David Byrne
4:57
A3 Don't Worry About The Government
Written-By – David Byrne
3:08
A4 Pulled Up
Written-By – David Byrne
4:08
A5 Psycho Killer
Written-By – Chris Frantz, David Byrne, Tina Weymouth
5:34
B1 Artists Only
Written-By – David Byrne, Wayne Zieve
3:48
B2 Stay Hungry
Written-By – Chris Frantz, David Byrne
4:00
B3 Air
Backing Vocals – Tina WeymouthWritten-By – David Byrne
4:09
B4 Building On Fire
Written-By – David Byrne
3:36
B5 Memories (Can't Wait)
Written-By – David Byrne
3:58
The Name Of This Band Is Talking Heads 1980-1981
C1 I Zimbra
Bass – Busta JonesClavinet – Bernie WorrellDrums – Chris FrantzGuitar [Guitars] – Adrian Belew, David Byrne, Jerry Harrison, Tina WeymouthPercussion – Steve ScalesVocals – Adrian Belew, David Byrne, Dolette McDonaldWritten-By – B. Eno*, D. Byrne*, H. Ball*
3:33
C2 Drugs
Backing Vocals – Adrian Belew, Dolette McDonaldBass – Busta JonesClavinet – Bernie WorrellDrums – Chris FrantzGuitar [Guitars] – Adrian Belew, David ByrnePercussion – Steve ScalesSynthesizer – Jerry Harrison, Tina WeymouthVocals – David ByrneWritten-By – David Byrne
4:47
C3 Houses In Motion
Backing Vocals – Dolette McDonald, Tina WeymouthBass – Busta JonesClavinet – Bernie WorrellDrums – Chris FrantzGuitar [Guitars] – Adrian Belew, David Byrne, Jerry HarrisonLyrics By, Music By, Arranged By – David ByrneMusic By – Chris Frantz, Jerry Harrison, Tina WeymouthMusic By, Arranged By – Brian EnoPercussion – Dolette McDonald, Steve Scales, Tina WeymouthSynthesizer – Tina WeymouthVocals – David Byrne
7:00
C4 Life During Wartime
Bass – Tina WeymouthClavinet – Bernie WorrellDrums – Chris FrantzGuitar [Guitars] – Adrian Belew, Busta Jones, David ByrnePercussion – Steve ScalesSynthesizer – Jerry HarrisonVocals – Adrian Belew, David Byrne, Dolette McDonald, Nona HendryxWritten-By – David Byrne
5:03
D1 The Great Curve
Bass [Basses] – Busta Jones, Tina WeymouthClavinet – Bernie WorrellDrums – Chris FrantzGuitar [Guitars] – Adrian Belew, David ByrneLyrics By, Music By, Arranged By – David ByrneMusic By – Chris Frantz, Jerry Harrison, Tina WeymouthMusic By, Arranged By – Brian EnoPercussion – Steve ScalesSynthesizer – Jerry HarrisonVocals – Adrian Belew, Bernie Worrell, David Byrne, Dolette McDonald, Nona Hendryx
6:58
D2 Crosseyed And Painless
Bass – Busta JonesClavinet – Bernie WorrellDrums – Chris FrantzGuitar [Guitars] – Adrian Belew, David Byrne, Jerry HarrisonLyrics By, Music By, Arranged By – Brian Eno, David ByrneMusic By – Chris Frantz, Jerry Harrison, Tina WeymouthPercussion – Steve ScalesSynthesizer – Jerry Harrison, Tina WeymouthVocals – Adrian Belew, David Byrne, Dolette McDonald, Tina Weymouth
7:05
D3 Take Me To The River
Bass [Basses] – Busta Jones, Tina WeymouthClavinet – Bernie WorrellDrums – Chris FrantzGuitar [Guitars] – Adrian Belew, David ByrnePercussion – Steve ScalesSynthesizer – Jerry HarrisonVocals – Adrian Belew, David Byrne, Dolette McDonald, Nona HendryxWritten-By – Al Green, M. Hodges*
6:43

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Notes

Side A recorded live at Northern Studio, Maynard, Mass., Nov 17,1977.

Side B recorded live at Capitol Theater, Passaic, N.J., Nov 17,1979 by The Record Plant Truck. Mixed at Blank Tapes.

Sides C & D recorded live at Emerald City, Cherry Hill, N.J., Nov 8-9,1980; Central Park, New York City, Aug 27, 1980 and Sun Plaza Concert Hall, Tokyo, Japan, Feb 27, 1981. Emerald City and Central Park recorded by The Record Plant Truck. Tokyo Sun Plaza mixed at Blank Tapes.

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  • Matrix / Runout (Side 1 Runout Etched (variant 1)): 2-SR.1.3590-JW1
  • Matrix / Runout (Side 2 Runout Etched (variant 1)): 2-SR 2 3590-RE2 JW2 #5
  • Matrix / Runout (Side 3 Runout Etched (variant 1)): 2-SR.3.3590-JW2 #3
  • Matrix / Runout (Side 4 Runout Etched (variant 1): 2-SR.4.3590-JW2
  • Matrix / Runout (Side 1 Runout Etched (variant 2)): 2-SR 1 3590-JW2 #1
  • Matrix / Runout (Side 2 runout Etched (variant 2)): 2-SR 2 3590-RE2 JW2 #1
  • Matrix / Runout (Side 3 Runout Etched (variant 2)): 2-SR3 3 3590-JW2 #3
  • Matrix / Runout (side 4 Runout Etched (variant 2)): 2SR4 3590-JW2 #1
  • Matrix / Runout (Stamped All Sides): 0 STERLING
  • Barcode: 0 7599-23590-1

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
S 96.031 / S 90.556, S 96.031 / S 90.557 Talking Heads The Name Of This Band Is Talking Heads(2xLP, Album) Sire, Sire S 96.031 / S 90.556, S 96.031 / S 90.557 Spain 1982 Sell This Version
SRK 3590 Talking Heads The Name Of This Band Is Talking Heads(2xLP, Album) Sire SRK 3590 Italy 1982 Sell This Version
8122-76489-2 Talking Heads The Name Of This Band Is Talking Heads(2xCD, Album, RE, RM) Sire, Warner Strategic Marketing, Rhino Records (2) 8122-76489-2 Argentina 2004 Sell This Version
2SR 3590, 9 23590-1 Talking Heads The Name Of This Band Is Talking Heads(2xLP, Album) Sire, Sire 2SR 3590, 9 23590-1 US 1982 Sell This Version
2SR 3590 Talking Heads The Name Of This Band Is Talking Heads(2xLP, Album) Sire 2SR 3590 Canada 1982 Sell This Version

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Gift79

Gift79

June 4, 2018
I'd really love to see a vinyl version released of the 2004 edition of this album that was released on CD that has all of the extra songs on it. Pound for pound this might well be my favorite Talking Heads release.