Talk Talk (song)

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"Talk Talk"
Single by Talk Talk
from the album The Party's Over
B-side "Mirror Man"
Released 19 April 1982
Format 7"
Recorded 1981
Genre Synthpop,[1] new wave
Length 3:23
Label EMI
Writer(s) Mark Hollis, Ed Hollis
Producer(s) Colin Thurston
Talk Talk singles chronology
"Mirror Man"
(1982)
"Talk Talk"
(1982)
"Today"
(1982)

"Talk Talk" is a 1982 song by the British band Talk Talk. It was the second single from their debut album, The Party's Over (1982), it topped at no. 52 in the United Kingdom upon initial release. A remix of the song was released later in the same year where it peaked at no. 23 in the UK and number 75 in the United States. The single also reached no. 1 in South Africa in 1983. Influential modern rock radio station KROQ-FM in Los Angeles included this song in its regular rotation of current releases from July–August 1982.

The song was originally recorded by Talk Talk singer Mark Hollis's previous band, the Reaction, as "Talk Talk Talk Talk", on the Beggars Banquet punk compilation LP Streets.

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