Burning Down The House!

I first heard of the Talking Heads when Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails pointed to Remain In Light as his favourite album of all time. Was it an amazing album? Yes it was! But the music didn't jump out at me and I had to pay a lot of attention to see the brilliance behind David Byrne & Co's masterpiece. I moved on to more of David Byrne's work with Brian Eno in tracks such as Strange Overtones and Home thanks largely to them being on one of my favourite movies - Wall Street 2. But then on a sleep deprived Saturday morning, at 4 AM my friend Dhruva Gautham played this mind blowing song....



.. and I haven't stopped listening to it since. (link to the lyrics) Talking Head's song writing abilities, sheer energy on stage and showmanship is plain for all to see. 

Talking Heads.. here I come!




2 comments:

  1. Yea! I was surprised I loved it as well. Dhruva Gautham has power!!! But man, this version is sooo much better than the single version. The tempo has been upped on this version which makes all the difference and David Byrne's energetic choreography adds to the energy. His effort is plainly visible and inspiring, at least to me. Oh him in U2's producer (Brian Eno) made the songs that appear or on Wall Street 2. And Trent Reznor said that Remain In Light is his favourite album of all time, which is why I first tried Talking Heads!

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