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A Talking Heads Album, Forty Years Later

More Songs About Buildings and Food, a concept album about late capitalism, speaks with disarming directness to the current political moment. Talking Heads’ More Songs About Buildings and Food is a co... read more

Angelique Kidjo's love of a Talking Heads classic turned into one of the year's most vibrant albums

The first time African diva Angelique Kidjo performed her song-by-song version of the Talking Heads ... a year to the day later, Kidjo released her own dramatically different, but still strangely fait... read more

Angélique Kidjo To Transform The Iconic Talking Heads Album REMAIN IN LIGHT Live At The Sydney Opera House

Upon relocating from Benin to Paris in 1983, Kidjo discovered popular music and Talking Heads' Remain in Light album, heavily influenced by the music of West Africa. Hearing it again years later spark... read more

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40 Years Ago: Brian Eno Meets David Byrne, Changing the Talking Heads’ Career Path

Brian Eno's remarkable six-album collaboration with David Byrne began with a chance meeting at London's Rock Garden. Eno announced he was going to produce the Talking Heads' next album ... and another ... read more


Top 10 Talking Heads Songs

Love > Building on Fire' was later added to the 2005 ... bassist Tina Weymouth for a couple of years before ending up as the debut album's key song. Like so many other tracks on this list of the Top 1... read more

Frank Turner on how Eton made him a punk and getting political again

The 36-year-old Turner was hesitant about delving back into politics and had actively avoided the subject on his recent album Positive Songs For Negative ... I’m not necessarily saying I’ve made a Tal... read more

Denver’s Wax Trax Records rocks 40-year milestone as new doc traces famed label’s Mile High roots

Wax Trax, a Denver landmark, has been operating for more than 40 years. Owners Duane Davis ... was bringing somewhat edgier bands like Talking Heads, Siouxsie and the Banshees, Joe Jackson ... read more

Talking Heads Say No To Reunion

Forget about a Talking Heads reunion: Four years after their last album and concert tour ... to leave the label long before the free-agent market started producing $40 million to $50 million deals for ... read more

Angélique Kidjo on what an old Talking Heads album still has to say

Decades later, Kidjo is proving it with a full-album interpretation of "Remain in Light," Talking Heads' polyrhythmic 1980 masterpiece ... women in a Maasai village she visited in Kenya a few years ag... read more

New Selena Gomez single gets thumbs-up from Talking Heads singer

“Bad Liar” is a slinky, minimal R&B track built around the bass riff that opens Talking Heads’ “Psycho Killer.” It was the anchor of the 1977 classic. Forty years later, it hasn ... Boys’ seminal 1977 ... read more

Microsoft announces Project Xcloud—Xbox game streaming for myriad devices

Microsoft shared new information about its plans in a blog post and a talking-heads YouTube video ... because of the idea's potential to disrupt the console market. A year later, Microsoft was testing ... read more

40 Years Ago: Talking Heads Avoid Sophomore Jinx on ‘More Songs About Buildings and Food’

As the saying goes, artists have their entire life to make a debut album ... A year later, Talking Heads would begin their exploration of world rhythms that exposed them to an even wider audience. But ... read more



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