Talking Heads: Discography of the Moment

 

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Talking Heads were a rock band that formed in New York City in 1975. They were inducted in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2002 and were #64 on VH1’s 100 Greatest Artists of All Time.

220px-Talking_Heads_77Talking Heads: 77
Released in September 1977 by Sire Records. Reissued in 2005 by Warner Brothers Records.
Produced by Tony Bongiovi, Lance Quinn, and Talking Heads.
Band lineup:
David Byrne – guitar, vocals
Chris Frantz – drums
Jerry Harrison – guitar, keyboards
Tina Weymouth – bass
Tracks: 11 (16 on the 2005 reissue)
Uh-Oh, Love Comes to Town. New Feeling. Tentative Decisions. Happy Day. Who Is It? No Compassion. The Book I Read. Don’t Worry
About the Government. First Week/Last Week Carefree. Psycho Killer. Pulled Up.
Bonus tracks on the 2005 reissue:
Love Building on Fire. I Wish You Wouldn’t Say That. Psycho Killer (acoustic). I Feel It in My Heart. Sugar on My Tongue.
Charts:
#60 on UK Albums chart.

 

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Released in July 1978 by Sire. Reissued in 2005 by Warner Brothers Records.
Produced by Brian Eno and Talking Heads.
No band lineup changes.
Tracks: 11 (16 on the 2005 reissue)
Thank You For Sending Me an Angel. With Our Love. The Good Thing. Warning Sign. The Girls Want to Be With the Girls. Found a Job.
Artists Only. I’m Not in Love. Stay Hungry. Take Me to the River. The Big Country
Bonus tracks on the 2005 reissue:
Stay Hungry (demo version). I’m Not in Love (alternate version). The Big Country (alternate version). Thank You For Sending Me an Angel
(country angel version).
Charts:
#29 on the Billboard Pop Albums chart.
#21 on the UK Albums chart.

 

Talking_Heads-Fear_of_Music Fear of Music
Released in August 1979 by Sire. Reissued in 2006 by Warner Brothers.
Prodcued by Brian Eno and Talking Heads.
No band lineup changes.
Tracks: 11 (15 on the 2006 reissue)
I Zimbra. Mind. Paper. Cities. Life During Wartime. Memories Can Wait. Air. Heaven. Animals. Electric Guitar. Drugs.
Bonus tracks on the 2006 reissue:
Dancing for Money. Life During Wartime (alternate version). Cities (alternate version). Mind (alternatve version)
Charts:
#21 on the US Billboard 200
#27 on the Canadian Albums chart
#33 on the UK Albums chart
#11 on the New Zealand Albums chart

220px-TalkingHeadsRemaininLightRemain in Light
Released in October 1980 by Sire. Reissued in 2005 by Warner Brothers.
Produced by Brian Eno.
No band lineup changes.
Tracks: 8 (12 on the 2006 reissue)
Born Under Punches. Crosseyed and Painless. The Great Curve. Once in a Lifetime. Houses in Motion. Seen and Non Seen. Listening
Wind. The Overload.
Bonus tracks on the 2006 reissue:
Felas Riff. Unison. Double Groove. Right Start.

 

The_Name_of_This_Band_Is_Talking_HeadsThe Name of This Band is Talking Heads
Live album released in March 1982 by Sire. Reissued in 2004 by Warner Brothers.
Produced by Talking Heads.
Tracks: 17 (33 on the 2004 reissue)
New Feeling. A Clean Break. Don’t Worry About the Government. Pulled Up. Psycho Killer. Artists Only. Stay Hungry. Air. Love Building
on Fire. Memories Can’t Wait. I Zimbra. Drugs. House in Motion. Life During Wartime. The Great Curve. Crosseyed and Painless. Take
Me to the River.
Tracks on 2004 reissue:
New Feeling. A Clean Break. Don’t Worry About the Government. Pulled Up. Psycho Killer. Who Is It? The Book I Read. The Big Country.
I’m Not in Love. The Girls Want to Be With the Guys. Electricity. Found a Job. Mind. Aritsts Only. Stay Hungry. Air. Love Building on Fire.
Memories Can’t Wait. Heaven. Psycho Killer. Warning Sign. Stay Hungry. Cities. I Zimbra. Drugs (Electricity). Once in a LIfetime.
Animals. Houses in Motion. Born Under Punches. Crosseyed and Painless. Life During Wartime. Take Me to the River. The Great Curve.

 

220px-Talking_Heads_-_Speaking_in_TonguesSpeaking in Tongues
Released in May 1984 by Sire.
Produced by Talking Heads.
No band lineup changes.
Tracks: 9
Burning Down the House. Making Flippy Floppy. Girlfriend is Better. Slippery People. I Get Wild/Wild Gravity. Swamp. Moon Rocks. Pull
Up the Roots. This Must Be the Place.
Charts:
#15 on the US Billboard 200
#21 on the UK Albums chart

 

220px-Stop_Making_Sense_-_Talking_HeadsStop Making Sense
Live album released in September 1984 by Sire.
Produced by Talking Heads and Gary Goetzman.
Tracks: 8
Psycho Killer. Swamp. Slipper People. Burning Down the House. Girlfriend is Better. Once in a Lifetime. What a Day That Was. Life
During Wartime. Take Me to the River.

 

 

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Released in June 1985 by Warner Brothers Records. Reissued in 2005 by Warner Brothers.
Produced by Talking Heads.
No band lineup changes.
Tracks: 9 (12 on the 2005 reissue)
And She Was. Give Me Back My Name. Creatures of Love. The Lady Don’t Mind. Perfect World. Stay Up Late. Walk It Down. Television
Man. Road to Nowhere.
Bonus tracks on the 2005 reissue:
Road to Nowhere (demo version). And She Was (demo version). Television Man (demo version)
Charts:
#20 on the US Billboard 200
#10 on the UK Albums chart
#9 on the German Albums chart
#2 on the Australian Albums chart

 

220px-Talking_Heads_-_True_Stories_-1986-True Stories
Released in October 1986 by Warner Brothers.
Produced by Talking Heads.
No band lineup changes.
Tracks: 12
Love For Sale. Puzzlin Evidence. Hey Now. Papa Legba. Wild Wild Life. Radio Head. Dream Operator. People Like Us. City of
Dreams. Wild Wild Life (extended). Papa Legba (alternate version). Radio Head (alternate version).
Charts:
#28 on the US Billboard 200
#7 on the UK Albums chart
#5 on the Swedish Albums chart
#11 on the Swiss Albums chart
#1 on the New Zealand Albums chart
#12 on the Norwegian Albums chart
#10 on the Austrian Albums chart

 

nakedNaked
Released in March 1988 by Warner Brothers.
Produced by Steve Lillywhite and Talking Heads.
No band lineup changes.
Tracks: 12
Blind. Mr Jones. Totally Nude. Ruby Dear. Nothing But Flowers. The Democratic Circus. The Facts of Life. Mommy Daddy You and I. Big
Daddy. Bill. Cool Water. Sax and Violins.
Charts:
#19 on the US Billboard 200
#3 on the UK Albums chart

 

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Compilation album released in 1992 by Sire.
Produced by various producers.
Tracks: 33
Sugar on My Tongue. I Want to Live. Love Building on Fire. I Wish You Wouldn’t Say That. Psycho Killer. Don’t Worry About the
Government. No Compassion. Warning Sign. The Big Country. Take Me to the River. Heaven. Memories Can’t Wait. I Zimbra. Once in a
Lifetime. Crosseyed and Painless. Burning Down the House. Swamp. This Must Be the Place. Life During Wartime. Girlfriend is Better.
And She Was. Stay Up Late. Road to Nowhere. Wild Wild Life. Love for Sale. City of Dreams. Mr. Jones. Blind. Nothing But Flowers.
Sax and Violins. Gangster of Love. Lifetime Piling Up. Popsicle.
Charts:
#158 on the US Billboard 200.

 

OnceinalifetimeboxOnce in a Lifetime
Box set released in November 2003 by Warner Brothers.
Produced by various producers.
Tracks: 55

 

 

 

 

The_Best_of_Talking_Heads_(album_cover_art) The Best of Talking Heads
Compilation album released in August 2004 by Sire and Rhino Records.
Produced by various producers.
Tracks: 18
Love Building on Fire. Psycho Killer. Uh Oh Love Comes to Town. Take Me to the River. Found a Job. Life During Wartime. Heaven.
Memories Can’t Wait. Once in a Lifetime. Houses in Motion. This Must Be the Place. Girlfriend is Better. Burning Down the House. Road
to Nowhere. And She Was. Wild Wild Life. Blind. Nothing But Flowers.

 

 

TalkingheadsboxsetTalking Heads
Box set released in October 2005 by Sire/Rhino.
Produced by various producers.
Contains all previously recorded studio albums.

 

 

 

 

220px-Bonus_Rarities_and_OuttakesBonus Rarities and Outtakes
Compilation album released in February 2006 by Sire.
Producerd by various producers.
Tracks: 18
I Want to Live. New Feeling (alternate version). First Week/Last Week…Carefree (acoustic version). A Clean Break (live). These Boots Are Made for Walking (acoustic version). I’m Not Ready Yet (acoustic version). I’m Not Ready Yet (acoustic version). Thank You For Sending Me an Angel (alternate version). Warning Sign (alternate version). Artists Only (alternate version). Electricity (instrumental). Drugs (alternate version). I Zimbra (12″ version). Crosseyed and Painless (alternate version). The Lady Don’t Mind (Moog March version). People Like Us (John Goodman vocal version). Gangster of Love (LP version). Lifetime Piling Up (Remastered). Popsicle.

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