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Talking Heads were an American rock band formed in 1975 in New York City and disbanded in 1991. The band was comprised of David Byrne (lead vocals, guitar), Chris Frantz (drums), Tina Weymouth (bass), and Jerry Harrison (keyboards, guitar). They released eight albums, in addition to several well received live albums.

Inducted into Rock And Roll Hall of Fame in 2002 (Performer).

Genres: New wave, post-punk, art punk, pop rock, art pop, funk rock
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Talking Heads Discography Tracks

PRO-A-2061 Talking Heads - Dance Rhythm 'N' Rock (New Music Seminar Mixer) album art Various Burning Down The House and 1 more… Various - Dance Rhythm 'N' Rock (New Music Seminar Mixer)(LP, Mixed, Promo) New Music Seminar PRO-A-2061 US 1983 Sell This Version
none Talking Heads - Attention, Attention ! album art Various Road To Nowhere Various - Attention, Attention !(LP, Comp, Mixed, Unofficial) Not On Label none Netherlands 1985 Sell This Version
KL 8504 Talking Heads - Disco Breaks 9 album art Various Slippery People Various - Disco Breaks 9(12", Mixed, Unofficial) KLS KL 8504 Netherlands 1985 Sell This Version
549 201 003 Talking Heads - Trailer Disc album art Various The Lady Don't Mind Various - Trailer Disc(7", Comp, Mixed) Bizz 549 201 003 Brazil 1985 Sell This Version
10.131 Talking Heads - Big Boss album art Various Slippery People Various - Big Boss(12", Mixed, Unofficial) Rhythm Records (5) 10.131 US 1985 Sell This Version
HM-3 Talking Heads - Deep Dance 12 / Slow Pop Mix / DMC Mega Wave album art Various Once In A Lifetime Various - Deep Dance 12 / Slow Pop Mix / DMC Mega Wave(12", Mixed, Unofficial, W/Lbl) Not On Label HM-3 1988 Sell This Version
none Talking Heads - Secret Broadcast 4 (Piccadilly) album art The Earlies Drugs The Earlies - Secret Broadcast 4 (Piccadilly)(CDr, Ltd, Mixed, Num, Promo) Names none UK 2003 Sell This Version
none Talking Heads - Bisous Bisous album art Freeform Five Burning Down The House Freeform Five - Bisous Bisous(2xCD, Comp, Mixed, Promo) Perspex Recordings none UK 2003 Sell This Version
Mx1B Talking Heads - Rvng Prsnts Mx1B: Julian S. Process album art Various Girlfriend Is Better Various - Rvng Prsnts Mx1B: Julian S. Process(CDr, Comp, Ltd, Mixed, CDR) Rvng Intl. Mx1B US 2003 Sell This Version
CD487 Talking Heads - Grandmaster 80s Part Two album art Various Road To Nowhere Various - Grandmaster 80s Part Two(CD, Mixed) Music Factory CD487 UK 2004 Sell This Version
MFMM CD 219 Talking Heads - Mastermix Issue 219 album art Various Road To Nowhere Various - Mastermix Issue 219(2xCD, Comp, Mixed, P/Mixed) Music Factory MFMM CD 219 UK 2004 Sell This Version
none Talking Heads - Boxfresh Presents: Exclusive Unthugged Mix CD album art DJ Yoda & Dan Greenpeace Once In A Lifetime Blends DJ Yoda & Dan Greenpeace - Boxfresh Presents: Exclusive Unthugged Mix CD(CD, Mixed) Boxfresh Records none UK 2004 Sell This Version
none Talking Heads - No Idea's Original album art DJ Aristocat Serenade/Once In A Lifetime / The Breaks/Long Time/You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet DJ Aristocat - No Idea's Original(CD, Mixed, Promo) Not On Label (DJ Aristocat) none US 2004 Sell This Version
none Talking Heads - The Record Playa' album art Ruckus Roboticus Once In A Lifetime Ruckus Roboticus - The Record Playa'(CD, Mixed) Not On Label (Ruckus Roboticus) none US 2004 Sell This Version
560651 2 Talking Heads - Tiempo De Clasicos Volumen 2 - Dance Music - Non Stop album art Various Wild Wild Life Various - Tiempo De Clasicos Volumen 2 - Dance Music - Non Stop(CD, Comp, Copy Prot., Mixed) EMI 560651 2 Chile 2004 Sell This Version
none Talking Heads - Studio 33 - Best Of The 80's Step 5 - Part 1 album art Various And She Was Various - Studio 33 - Best Of The 80's Step 5 - Part 1(CD, Mixed, Unofficial) Studio 33 Records (2) none Germany 2006 Sell This Version
none Talking Heads - Loud Ass Mother Fucker album art Chris Sheppard Once In A Lifetime Chris Sheppard - Loud Ass Mother Fucker(2xCDr, Comp, Mixed, Unofficial) Virgin none UK 2006 Sell This Version
MFMM CD 235 Talking Heads - Mastermix Issue 235 album art Various Psycho Killer and 4 more… Various - Mastermix Issue 235(2xCD, Comp, Mixed, P/Mixed) Music Factory MFMM CD 235 UK 2006 Sell This Version
none Talking Heads - Party Mouth! album art DJ Cheapshot & DJ Marshall Barnes Burning Down The House DJ Cheapshot & DJ Marshall Barnes - Party Mouth!(CD, Comp, Mixed) Spy Tech Records none US 2007 Sell This Version
CD733 Talking Heads - Mastermix 80s Retro  Mixes album art Various Road To Nowhere Various - Mastermix 80s Retro Mixes(CDr, Comp, Mixed, Promo) Music Factory CD733 UK 2008 Sell This Version
CD756 Talking Heads - Mastermix 80s Retro  Mixes Volume 2 album art Various Wild, Wild Life Various - Mastermix 80s Retro Mixes Volume 2(CDr, Comp, Mixed, Promo) Music Factory CD756 UK 2008 Sell This Version
none Talking Heads - Moving In Stereo album art Stranger (2) Born Under Punches (The Heat Goes On) Stranger (2) - Moving In Stereo(CDr, Mixed, Promo) Disk Union, Rong Music none Japan 2008 Sell This Version
none Simon A. Carr Psycho Killer (Greg Wilson Re-Edit) Simon A. Carr - THISISNOTANEXIT Vol. 9(File, MP3, Mixed, 128) THISISNOTANEXIT none UK 2008
FACT 109 Talking Heads - FACT Mix 109 album art Todd Edwards Burning Down The House (Todd Edwards Unreleased Mix) Todd Edwards - FACT Mix 109(File, MP3, Mixed, 192) FACT Magazine FACT 109 UK 2009
none Talking Heads - Anthem Of The Trinity (See Mystery Lights) album art Y△CHT* Burning Down The House Y△CHT* - Anthem Of The Trinity (See Mystery Lights)(CD, Comp, Mixed) States Rights Records none US 2009 Sell This Version

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Rich.C

Rich.C

January 13, 2017
Art School and Punk Rock truly came head to head when the Talking Heads formed in 1974. Although they sported neither spiked hair nor pinned shirts, they perfectly embodied the disembodied, and their stuttering vocals, choppy rhythms and detached lyrics fit right in at CBGB's. This phase wouldn't last long, however, as David Byrne's smartly subversive songwriting was bound to find an audience bigger than New York's punk rock elite. With Fear Of Music (1979), the band began to radiate a kind of somber power, as they beefed up their previously lean sound with African rhythms. Remain In Light followed in 1980, and remains one of the more striking albums of that decade or any other. The rhythms were meticulous and yet completely driving, while the production was highly experimental with enough conventional flourishes to make "Once In A Lifetime" a radio success. Their blueprint now set, the group became hugely successful over the course of the 1980s, and their 1984 concert film is widely considered one of the best ever made.
Their music was so immediate that their worldbeat-inspired songs still sound unique in whatever context they're heard. The group gave official notice that it was disbanding in 1991, bringing an inevitable close to one of the most creative and experimental commercially successful acts of the rock 'n' roll era.
manchester

manchester

September 13, 2005
edited over 13 years ago
Awesome band that defied the boundaries of Rock music. They fused so much funk into their music that they cannot be considered simply a Rock band. David Byrne is a maverick and a real champion of World music and exploring influences from around the world. This is reflected in their music. They have done so many quality albums from 'Fear of Music', 'Remain in Light', 'Speaking in Tongues' etc, countless memorable singles like 'Once in a Lifetime', 'Slippery People', 'This Must Be The Place (Naive Melody)', 'Blind', 'Lifetime Piling Up', 'Psycho Killer', 'Burning Down the House'.... The list goes on and on. A really innovative rock group that you can dance to - they were always played in all the cool pre-house dance clubs in New York. The funkiest Rock band ever - hell they were so funky you would think they were black!

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