Remain In Light
1 x LP
( 1980 ) - 2013 reissue on 180g vinyl LP =their fourth studio album including "Houses In Motion" and the classic hit "Once In A Lifetime". Formed in the mid 70s by art school chums David Byrne, Chris Franz, and Tina Weymouth and ex-Modern Lover Jerry Ha
Release date: 28-03-2013(Originally recorded in 1980)
2013 EU reissue on 180gram VIRGIN VINYL = their fourth studio album including "Houses In Motion" and the classic hit "Once In A Lifetime".
Formed in the mid 70s by art school chums David Byrne, Chris Franz, and Tina Weymouth and ex-Modern Lover Jerry Harrison, Talking Heads rose out of the CBGB punk crucible and proved themselves one of the most artistically adventurous and influential bands of all time. Their visionary, polyrhythmic sound fused elements including rock, funk, and punk with diverse world beats, avant-garde minimalism, and pure pop genius.
A1 Born Under Punches (The Heat Goes On)
A2 Crosseyed And Painless
A3 The Great Curve
B1 Once In A Lifetime
B2 Houses In Motion
B3 Seen And Not Seen
B4 Listening Wind
B5 The Overload
From their 1977 debut through their Brian Eno and self-produced classics and on to their swan song (1988’s Steve Lillywhite-produced Naked), Talking Heads constantly broke creative boundaries while also scoring smart radio hits including “Burning Down The House,” “Wild Wild Life,” and, from 1980's Remain In Light, the brilliant “Once In A Lifetime.”
Considered by many fans and critics alike to be the band's best album, Remain In Light was the third release in the Heads/Eno trilogy and fourth overall. More melodic and funkier sounding than that of its predecessors, the recording finds the band further exploring the African rhythms hinted at on 1979's Fear of Music with the help of a growing personnel that now included Adrian Belew (guitar), Bernie Worrell (keyboards), Steven Scales (percussion) and backing vocalists.
"On this New Wave watershed, the avant-punk avatars became polyrhythmic pop magicians. David Byrne and Co. combined the thrust of P-Funk, the kinky grooves of Afropop and the studied adventurousness of producer Brian Eno – and they still had a pop hit with 'Once in a Lifetime'." - Rolling Stone/#129 of the '500 Greatest Albums of All Time'
Originally released: 1980
This release: 2013