Talking Heads - Speaking In Tongues

The Heads released Speaking in Tongues, their first album of new material in three years, in 1983 which would be their highest-charting album ever (Number 15, 1983) and yielded their biggest hit single, 'Burning Down the House' (No. 9, 1983), which was also featured in an eye-catching video that MTV had in heavy rotation. They toured with an expanded band including Alex Weir, a guitarist with the Brothers Johnson. The tour was documented in the acclaimed movie 'Stop Making Sense,' directed by Jonathan Demme. The soundtrack (No. 41, 1984) spent nearly two years on the pop albums chart

Tracklist 

A1 Burning Down The House
Percussion – Steve ScalesSynthesizer – Wally Badarou
4:00
A2 Making Flippy Floppy
Guitar – Alex WeirViolin – Shankar
4:36
A3 Girlfriend Is Better
Synthesizer – Bernie Worrell
4:25
A4 Slippery People
Backing Vocals – Dolette McDonald, Nona HendryxPercussion – Raphael DejesusSaxophone – Richard Landry
3:30
A5 I Get Wild / Wild Gravity
Percussion – David Van Tieghem, Raphael Dejesus
4:06
B1 Swamp
Guitar – Alex WeirSynthesizer – Wally Badarou
5:09
B2 Moon Rocks
Guitar – Alex WeirPercussion – Steve Scales
5:04
B3 Pull Up The Roots
Guitar – Alex WeirPercussion – Raphael Dejesus
5:08
B4      This Must Be The Place (Naive Melody)          
Percussion – David Van TieghemSynthesizer – Wally Badarou
4:56

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