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Talking Heads

Talking Heads
Formed: 1974 in New York, NY
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Disbanded: 1991
Genre: Pop/Rock
Group Members: David Byrne, Jerry Harrison, Chris Frantz, Tina Weymouth
Biography: At the start of their career, Talking Heads were all nervous energy, detached emotion, and subdued minimalism. When they released their last album about 12 years later, the band had recorded everything from art-funk to polyrhythmic worldbeat explorations and simple, melodic guitar pop. Between their ...Read full biography
Talking Heads 77
Released: 1977
Label: Sire/Warner Bros.
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Though they were the most highly touted new wave band to emerge from the CBGB's scene in New York, it was not clear at first whether Talking Heads' Lower East Side art rock approach could make the subway ...Read full review
More Songs About Buildings And Food
Released: 1978
Label: Sire/Warner Bros.
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The title of Talking Heads' second album, More Songs About Buildings and Food, slyly addressed the sophomore record syndrome, in which songs not used on a first LP are mixed with hastily written new material. ...Read full review