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Talking Heads
Talking Heads
were an American rock band formed in 1975 in New York City and active until 1991.[9] The band comprised David Byrne
David Byrne
(lead vocals, guitar), Chris Frantz
Chris Frantz
(drums), Tina Weymouth
Tina Weymouth
(bass), and Jerry Harrison (keyboards, guitar). Described by critic Stephen Thomas Erlewine as "one of the most critically acclaimed bands of the '80s",[3] the group helped to pioneer new wave music by integrating elements of punk, art rock, funk, and world music with avant-garde sensibilities and an anxious, clean-cut image.[3] Former art school students who became involved in the 1970s New York punk scene, Talking Heads
Talking Heads
released their debut Talking Heads: 77 to positive reviews in 1977. They subsequently collaborated with producer Brian Eno
Brian Eno
on a trio of experimental and critically acclaimed releases: More Songs About Buildings and Food
More Songs About Buildings and Food
(1978), Fear of Music
Fear of Music
(1979), and Remain in Light
Remain in Light
(1980).[3] After a hiatus, the band hit its commercial peak in 1983 with the US Top 10 hit "Burning Down the House" and released the concert film Stop Making Sense, directed by Jonathan Demme.[3] They released several more albums, including their best-selling LP Little Creatures
Little Creatures
(1985), before disbanding in 1991.[10] In 2002, the band was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Four of the band's albums appeared on Rolling Stone's list of the 500 Greatest Albums of All Time, and three of their songs ("Psycho Killer", "Life During Wartime", and "Once in a Lifetime") were included among The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's 500 Songs that Shaped Rock and Roll.[11] Talking Heads
Talking Heads
were also included at number 64 on VH1's list of the "100 Greatest Artists of All Time".[12] In the 2011 update of Rolling Stone's "100 Greatest Artists of All Time", the band was ranked at number 100.[13]

Contents

1 History

1.1 1974–1977: Early years 1.2 1978–1980: Collaborations with Eno 1.3 1981–1991: Height of commercial success and break-up 1.4 1992–2002: Post break-up and final reunion

2 Influence 3 Members 4 Discography 5 See also 6 References 7 Further reading 8 External links

History[edit] 1974–1977: Early years[edit]

Tina Weymouth
Tina Weymouth
on bass in Minneapolis in 1978

David Byrne, Chris Frantz, and Tina Weymouth
Tina Weymouth
were alumni of the Rhode Island School of Design in Providence, Rhode Island. There, Byrne and Frantz formed a band called "The Artistics" in 1973.[14] Weymouth was Frantz's girlfriend and often provided transportation for the band. The Artistics dissolved the following year, and the three moved to New York, eventually sharing a communal loft.[15] Unable to find a bass player in New York City, Frantz encouraged Weymouth to learn to play bass by listening to Suzi Quatro
Suzi Quatro
albums.[16] They played their first gig as "Talking Heads" opening for the Ramones
Ramones
at CBGB
CBGB
on June 5, 1975.[9] In a later interview, Weymouth recalled how the group chose the name Talking Heads: "A friend had found the name in the TV Guide, which explained the term used by TV studios to describe a head-and-shoulder shot of a person talking as 'all content, no action'. It fit."[17] Later that year, the trio recorded a series of demos for CBS, but the band was not signed to the label. They quickly drew a following and were signed to Sire Records in November 1976. The group released their first single in February that year, "Love → Building on Fire". In March 1977, they added Jerry Harrison
Jerry Harrison
(keyboards, guitar, backing vocals), formerly of Jonathan Richman's band The Modern Lovers.[18] Their first album was released soon afterwards, Talking Heads: 77, which did not contain the earlier single. The album received considerable acclaim and spawned what became the group's first charted single, "Psycho Killer".[19] The song was released to the radio just months after the serial killer known as the Son of Sam
Son of Sam
had been terrorizing New York City, prompting many to assume some eerie connection. However, it was later revealed that Byrne had written the song nearly four years earlier.[20] 1978–1980: Collaborations with Eno[edit] 1978's More Songs About Buildings and Food
More Songs About Buildings and Food
brought about the band's long-term collaboration with producer Brian Eno, who had previously worked with Roxy Music, David Bowie, John Cale
John Cale
and Robert Fripp;[21] the title of Eno's 1977 song "King's Lead Hat" is an anagram of the band's name. Eno's unusual style meshed well with the group's artistic sensibilities, and they began to explore an increasingly diverse range of musical directions, from post-punk to psychedelic funk to African music.[2][22][7] This recording also established the band's long-term recording studio relationship with the famous Compass Point Studios in Nassau, Bahamas. More Songs... cover of Al Green's "Take Me to the River" broke Talking Heads
Talking Heads
into general public consciousness and gave the band their first Billboard Top 30 hit.[7]

Talking Heads
Talking Heads
perform at El Mocambo in Toronto, Ontario, Canada; pictured: Harrison (left) and Byrne.

The Eno- Talking Heads
Talking Heads
experimentation continued with 1979's Fear of Music, which flirted with the darker stylings of post-punk rock, mixed with white funkadelia and subliminal references to the geopolitical instability of the late 1970s.[23] Music journalist Simon Reynolds cited Fear of Music
Fear of Music
as representing the Eno-Talking Heads collaboration "at its most mutually fruitful and equitable".[24] The single "Life During Wartime" produced the catchphrase "This ain't no party, this ain't no disco."[25] The song refers to the Mudd Club
Mudd Club
and CBGB, two popular New York nightclubs of the time.[26] 1980's Remain in Light
Remain in Light
was heavily influenced by the afrobeat of Nigerian bandleader Fela Kuti, whose music Eno had introduced to the band. It explored West African polyrhythms, weaving these together with Arabic music from North Africa, disco funk, and "found" voices.[27] These combinations foreshadowed Byrne's later interest in world music.[28] In order to perform these more complex arrangements, the band toured with an expanded group that included Adrian Belew
Adrian Belew
and Bernie Worrell, among others, first at the Heatwave festival in August,[29] and later in their concert film Stop Making Sense. During this period, Tina Weymouth
Tina Weymouth
and Chris Frantz
Chris Frantz
also formed a commercially successful splinter group, Tom Tom Club, influenced by the foundational elements of hip hop,[30] and Harrison released his first solo album, The Red and the Black.[31] Likewise, Byrne—in collaboration with Eno—released My Life in the Bush of Ghosts, which incorporated world music and found sounds, as well as including a number of other prominent international and post-punk musicians.[32] All were released by Sire.

"Once in a Lifetime"

The fourth song from Remain in Light
Remain in Light
utilized Eno's Oblique Strategies technique and featured Byrne's alienated meditation on life. The song was named one of the 100 most important American musical works of the 20th century by NPR.[33]

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Remain in Light's lead single, "Once in a Lifetime", became a Top 20 hit in the UK, but initially failed to make an impression upon its release in the band's own country. But it grew into a popular standard over the next few years on the strength of its music video, which was named one of Time magazine's All-TIME Best Music Videos.[34][35] 1981–1991: Height of commercial success and break-up[edit] After releasing four albums in barely four years, the group went into hiatus, and nearly three years passed before their next release, although Frantz and Weymouth continued to record with the Tom Tom Club. In the meantime, Talking Heads
Talking Heads
released a live album The Name of This Band Is Talking Heads, toured the United States and Europe as an eight-piece group, and parted ways with Eno,[36] who went on to produce albums with U2.[21] 1983 saw the release of Speaking in Tongues, a commercial breakthrough that produced the band's only American Top 10 hit, "Burning Down the House".[37] Once again, a striking video was inescapable owing to its heavy rotation on MTV.[38] The following tour was documented in Jonathan Demme's Stop Making Sense, which generated another live album of the same name.[39] The tour in support of Speaking in Tongues was their last.[40]

I try to write about small things. Paper, animals, a house… love is kind of big. I have written a love song, though. In this film, I sing it to a lamp.

David Byrne, interviewing himself in Stop Making Sense[41]

Three more albums followed: 1985's Little Creatures
Little Creatures
(which featured the hit singles "And She Was" and "Road to Nowhere"),[42] 1986's True Stories ( Talking Heads
Talking Heads
covering all the soundtrack songs of Byrne's musical comedy film, in which the band also appeared),[43] and 1988's Naked. Little Creatures
Little Creatures
offered a much more American pop-rock sound as opposed to previous efforts.[44] Similar in genre, True Stories hatched one of the group's most successful hits, "Wild Wild Life", and the accordion-driven track "Radio Head", which became the etymon of the band of the same name.[45] Naked explored politics, sex, and death, and showed heavy African influence with polyrhythmic styles like those seen on Remain in Light.[46] During that time, the group was falling increasingly under David Byrne's control and, after Naked, the band went on "hiatus".[3]

Tina Weymouth, pictured here performing in 1986, and her husband Chris Frantz formed the side project Tom Tom Club.

It took until December 1991 for an official announcement to be made that Talking Heads
Talking Heads
had broken up.[3] Their final release was "Sax and Violins", an original song that had appeared earlier that year on the soundtrack to Wim Wenders' Until the End of the World. During this breakup period, Byrne continued his solo career, releasing Rei Momo
Rei Momo
in 1989 and The Forest in 1991.[28] This period also saw a revived flourish from both Tom Tom Club
Tom Tom Club
( Boom Boom Chi Boom Boom
Boom Boom Chi Boom Boom
and Dark Sneak Love Action)[47] and Harrison ( Casual Gods and Walk on Water), who toured together in the summer of 1990.[48] 1992–2002: Post break-up and final reunion[edit] Despite David Byrne's lack of interest in another album, Tina Weymouth, Chris Frantz, and Jerry Harrison
Jerry Harrison
reunited for a one-off album called No Talking, Just Head
No Talking, Just Head
under the name The Heads in 1996. The album featured a number of vocalists, including Debbie Harry
Debbie Harry
of Blondie, Johnette Napolitano of Concrete Blonde, Andy Partridge
Andy Partridge
of XTC, Gordon Gano
Gordon Gano
of Violent Femmes, Michael Hutchence
Michael Hutchence
of INXS, Ed Kowalczyk of Live, Shaun Ryder
Shaun Ryder
of Happy Mondays, Richard Hell, and Maria McKee.[49] The album was accompanied by a tour, which featured Johnette Napolitano as the vocalist. Byrne took legal action against the rest of the band to prevent them using the name "Talking Heads", something he saw as "a pretty obvious attempt to cash in on the Talking Heads
Talking Heads
name".[50] They opted to record and tour as "The Heads". Likewise, Byrne continues his solo career. Meanwhile, Harrison became a record producer of some note – his résumé includes the Violent Femmes' The Blind Leading the Naked, the Fine Young Cannibals' The Raw and the Cooked, General Public's Rub It Better, Crash Test Dummies' God Shuffled His Feet, Live's Mental Jewelry, Throwing Copper
Throwing Copper
and The Distance To Here, No Doubt's song "New" from Return of Saturn, and in 2010, work by The Black and White Years and Kenny Wayne Shepherd.[51] Frantz and Weymouth, who married in 1977,[52] had been recording on the side as Tom Tom Club
Tom Tom Club
since 1981.[30] Tom Tom Club's self-titled debut album sold almost as well as Talking Heads
Talking Heads
themselves,[53] leading to the band appearing in Stop Making Sense. They achieved several pop/rap hits during the dance-club cultural boom era of the early 1980s,[54] particularly in the UK, where they still enjoy a strong fan following today. Their best-known single, "Genius of Love", has been sampled numerous times, notably on old school hip hop classic "It's Nasty (Genius of Love)" by Grandmaster Flash
Grandmaster Flash
and on Mariah Carey's 1995 hit "Fantasy".[55] They also have produced several artists, including Happy Mondays
Happy Mondays
and Ziggy Marley. The Tom Tom Club continue to record and tour intermittently, although commercial releases have become sporadic since 1991.[53]

Weymouth, Frantz, and Harrison, are pictured here at SXSW
SXSW
in 2010

The band played "Life During Wartime", "Psycho Killer", and "Burning Down the House" together on March 18, 2002, at the ceremony of their induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.[56] However, reuniting for a concert tour is unlikely. David Byrne
David Byrne
states: "We did have a lot of bad blood go down. That's one reason, and another is that musically we're just miles apart."[57] Weymouth, however, has been critical of Byrne, describing him as "a man incapable of returning friendship"[57] and saying that he doesn't "love" her, Frantz, and Harrison.[16] Influence[edit] AllMusic stated that Talking Heads, one of the most celebrated bands of the 1970s and 1980s,[3] by their breakup "had recorded everything from art-funk to polyrhythmic worldbeat explorations and simple, melodic guitar pop".[3] Talking Heads' art pop innovations have had a long-lasting impact.[58] Along with other groups such as Devo, the Ramones
Ramones
and Blondie, they helped define the new wave genre in the United States.[59] Meanwhile, the more worldly popularities like 1980's Remain in Light
Remain in Light
helped bring African rock to the western world.[60]

Talking Heads
Talking Heads
at Horseshoe Tavern, Toronto
Toronto
in 1978

Talking Heads
Talking Heads
have been cited as an influence by many artists, including Eddie Vedder,[61] R.E.M.,[62] The Weeknd,[63] Vampire Weekend,[64] Primus,[65] Bell X1,[66] The 1975,[67] The Ting Tings,[68] Nelly Furtado,[69] Kesha,[70] St. Vincent,[71] and Radiohead, who took their name from the Talking Heads
Talking Heads
song "Radio Head" from the 1986 album True Stories.[72][73] The Italian filmmaker and director Paolo Sorrentino, in receiving the Oscar for his film La Grande Bellezza in 2014, thanked Talking Heads
Talking Heads
among others as his sources of inspiration.[74] Members[edit]

David Byrne
David Byrne
— lead vocals, guitar (1975–91) Chris Frantz
Chris Frantz
— drums (1975–91) Tina Weymouth
Tina Weymouth
— bass (1975–91) Jerry Harrison
Jerry Harrison
— keyboards, guitar (1977–91)

Touring musicians

Adrian Belew
Adrian Belew
– lead guitar, vocals (1980–1981) Alex Weir – guitar, vocals (1983–1984) Bernie Worrell
Bernie Worrell
– keyboards (1980–1984) Busta Jones – bass (1980–1981) Steve Scales – percussion (1980–1984) Dolette McDonald – vocals, cowbell (1980–1981) Ednah Holt – vocals (1983–1984) Lynn Mabry – vocals (1983–1984) Nona Hendryx
Nona Hendryx
– vocals (1980)

Discography[edit] Main article: Talking Heads
Talking Heads
discography

Talking Heads: 77 (1977) More Songs About Buildings and Food
More Songs About Buildings and Food
(1978) Fear of Music
Fear of Music
(1979) Remain in Light
Remain in Light
(1980) Speaking in Tongues (1983) Little Creatures
Little Creatures
(1985) True Stories (1986) Naked (1988)

See also[edit]

List of dance-rock artists List of funk rock bands List of new wave artists and bands List of post-punk bands

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Further reading[edit]

David Bowman, This Must Be the Place: The Adventures of Talking Heads in the Twentieth Century (New York: HarperCollins, 2001). ISBN 0-380-97846-6. David Byrne, How Music Works
How Music Works
(San Francisco: McSweeney's, 2012). ISBN 1-936365-53-7. David Gans, Talking Heads
Talking Heads
(New York: Avon Books, 1985). ISBN 0-380-89954-X. Krista Reese, The Name of This Book is Talking Heads
Talking Heads
(London: Proteus Books, 1982). ISBN 0-86276-057-7. Sytze Steenstra, Song and Circumstance: The Work of David Byrne
David Byrne
from Talking Heads
Talking Heads
to the Present (New York and London: Continuum Books, 2010). ISBN 978-08264-4168-3. Talking Heads
Talking Heads
and Frank Olinsky, What the Songs Look Like: Contemporary Artists Interpret Talking Heads
Talking Heads
Songs (New York: Harper & Row, 1987). ISBN 0-06-096205-4. Wilcox, Tyler (October 3, 2016). "Talking Heads' Road to Remain in Light". Pitchfork. 

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Studio albums

Talking Heads: 77 More Songs About Buildings and Food Fear of Music Remain in Light Speaking in Tongues Little Creatures True Stories Naked

Live albums

The Name of This Band Is Talking Heads Stop Making Sense

Compilations

Sand in the Vaseline: Popular Favorites Once in a Lifetime: The Best of Talking Heads Once in a Lifetime The Best of Talking Heads Talking Heads Bonus Rarities and Outtakes

Singles

"Love → Building on Fire" "Psycho Killer" "Take Me to the River" "Life During Wartime" "I Zimbra" "Cities" "Crosseyed and Painless" "Once in a Lifetime" "Houses in Motion" "Burning Down the House" "This Must Be the Place (Naive Melody)" "Girlfriend Is Better" "Road to Nowhere" "And She Was" "Wild Wild Life" "Blind" "(Nothing But) Flowers" "Sax and Violins"

Other songs

"Heaven" "Born Under Punches (The Heat Goes On)"

Filmography

Stop Making Sense True Stories Storytelling Giant

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Soundtracks

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