Talking Heads - Stop Making Sense: Special New Edition CD £2.99 delivered @ HMV - HotUKDeals
We use cookie files to improve site functionality and personalisation. By continuing to use HUKD, you accept our cookie and privacy policy.
Get the HUKD app free at Google Play

Search Error

An error occurred when searching, please try again!

Login / Sign UpSubmit
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 emphasise 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.

1. Psycho Killer
2. Heaven
3. Thank You For Sending Me An Angel
4. Found A Job
5. Slippery People
6. Burning Down The House
7. Life During Wartime
8. Making Flippy Floppy
9. Swamp
10. What A Day That Was
11. This Must Be The Place (Naive Melody)
12. Once In A Lifetime
13. Genius Of Love (Tom Tom Club)
14. Girlfriend Is Better
15. Take Me To The River
16. Crosseyed And Painless
More From HMV :
×
Get the Hottest Deals Daily
Stay informed. Once a day, we'll send you the deals our members voted as the best.
Failed
andywedge Avatar
[mod] 6y, 4m agoFound 6 years, 4 months ago
Options

All Comments

(12) Jump to unreadPost a comment
Comments/page:
[mod]#1
Couldn't resist: -
Enjoy and enjoy some more
Somewhat underrated by some but my god not underrated in the Wedge house
Pure genius and ahead of their time - sounds awesome almost 30 years later and still genius
#2
..and now available on Bluray as of July this year. (Not at a hot deal price though :-( )

Fantastic concert film. Up there with the best...if not the best.
#3
Far too far ahead of his time Byrne is still underated as a forefather on 'new' music, banded! together the 'Heads' are one of the best groups ever to band together, with some of the most memorable sounds out there in their day, and even now. This album is a classic and it this price its a bargain, dont miss out real music lovers. Thanks Andy.
#4
One of the best concerts love byrne's suit Hot !!!
#5
Another great Album. I have the video (yes I still have a video!!)of this whitch is also excellent
#6
This reminds me of the landlady and the pool table late one night at my local many moons ago when I was happy. ( Ooops, better change my avy back to grumpy old git. ) http://i305.photobucket.com/albums/nn219/jumpingphil/giggle1.gif
#7
Best.Band.Ever.
#8
without doubt the best concert footage ever recorded,and by Jonothan Deme (silence of the lambs) if I'm not mistaken!
#9
I was lucky enough to see them at Wembley Arena in 1982. Nothing comes near.
#10
Great album, why a big suit.........
#11
One of the best live albums by any band
#12
Nice find ordered

Post a Comment

You don't need an account to leave a comment. Just enter your email address. We'll keep it private.

...OR log in with your social account

...OR comment using your social account

Top of Page
Thanks for your comment! Keep it up!
We just need to have a quick look and it will be live soon.
The community is happy to hear your opinion! Keep contributing!