But Talking Head won.
They were HUGE in the 80s.
“Burning Down the House” was a cool song:
So was “Psycho Killer” (a very cute guy in my school did an acoustic version of this song in the high school talent show), which is shown here live:
It didn’t matter that some of the songs were from the 1970s. (Just like Queen) Showing their videos on MTV game them new life and a new audience.
Then they released “And She was”, which appealed to people like my dad. The video was innovative for its time (like Peter Gabriel’s “Big Time”):
They were a cool band. I still listen to their older songs.
“Love in an ocean, I can’t forget
My sweet sixteen, I would never regret
I wanna know, can you tell me?
I love to stay
Take me to the river, drop me in the water”
- “Take Me to the River” Talking Heads
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