Talking Heads - Stop Making Sense

Vendor: EMI
Released: 1984


EMI 074-6064 1 made in Germany with picture inner sleeve.

Vinyl NM. Cover EX.

The Talking Heads concert film STOP MAKING SENSE, recorded at a 1983 Hollywood performance, brought audiences everywhere face to face with the very visual aesthetic of conceptual artiste David Byrne and his cohorts. Playing the part of performance artist, Byrne used elaborate visual gimmicks to enhance the themes of his songs for maximum visceral impact. Serendipitously, STOP MAKING SENSE captured the band at an artistic peak, as it consists mostly of material from the glorious funk-inspired albums REMAIN IN LIGHT and SPEAKING IN TONGUES. Live, complemented by a phalanx of great auxiliary musicians, the Heads emphasize the funkier aspects of their jumpy art-dance concepts, and tunes like "Burning Down the House" and "Girlfriend is Better," already impressive in their studio versions, seem to jump off the album.


Side One:
  1. Psycho Killer
  2. Swamp
  3. Slippery People
  4. Burning Down the House
  5. Girlfriend is better
Side Two:
  1. Once in a lifetime
  2. What a Day That Was
  3. Life during Wartime
  4. Take me to the River

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