The best 80s album covers stand as evocative artworks that prove the decade transcends its reputation for disposability.
Released after a brief hiatus, ‘Speaking In Tongues’ found Talking Heads taking stock of where they were, and reflecting how far they’d come.
Talking Heads’ spectacular live concert movie, ‘Stop Making Sense’, was more than matched by its riveting soundtrack album.
From slick performance pieces to high-concept clips, the best music videos sometimes outshine even the song they were created to promote.
A song that set Talking Heads apart from the pack at the first time of asking, Psycho Killer remains one of the group’s biggest hits.
Taking them ‘far beyond what people expected’, ‘Remain In Light’ was Talking Heads’ thought-provoking call to the dancefloor.
As a debut album, ‘Talking Heads: 77’ revealed the group’s musical versatility while hinting at their glorious future as post-punk royalty.
A soundtrack of sorts to David Byrne’s directorial debut, ‘True Stories’ found Talking Heads working with ‘a real intuitive understanding’.
‘Rock musicians looking for a way out,’ Talking Heads ripped up the rulebook with ‘Fear Of Music’, resulting in a classic album.
With Brian Eno’s encouragement, Talking Heads embraced funk and African music to set themselves apart from their contemporaries.
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