The Best of Talking Heads

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The Best of Talking Heads
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Greatest hits album by Talking Heads
Released August 17, 2004
Recorded 1976–88
Genre New wave, art punk
Length 77:25
Label Sire/Rhino/Warner Bros.
Producer Tony Bongiovi, Brian Eno, Steve Lillywhite, Lance Quinn
Talking Heads chronology
Once in a Lifetime
(2003)
The Best of Talking Heads
(2004)
Talking Heads
(2005)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic[1] 4.5/5 stars

The Best of Talking Heads is a 2004 greatest hits album by Talking Heads, released by Sire/Rhino/Warner Bros., and contains in all 18 tracks, from the beginning to the end of Talking Heads' history. It was released the same day (August 17, 2004) as the expanded reissue of The Name of This Band Is Talking Heads.

Track listing[edit]

All lyrics written by David Byrne, except where noted.

No. Title Original album Length
1. "Love → Building on Fire" Non-album single, 1977 2:58
2. "Psycho Killer" (Byrne, Chris Frantz, Tina Weymouth) Talking Heads: 77, 1977 4:20
3. "Uh-Oh, Love Comes to Town" Talking Heads: 77 2:50
4. "Take Me to the River" (Al Green, Mabon "Teenie" Hodges) More Songs About Buildings and Food, 1978 5:04
5. "Found a Job" More Songs About Buildings and Food 5:01
6. "Life During Wartime" (Byrne, Frantz, Harrison, Weymouth) Fear of Music, 1979 3:41
7. "Heaven" (Byrne, Jerry Harrison) Fear of Music 4:02
8. "Memories Can't Wait" (Byrne, Harrison) Fear of Music 3:31
9. "Once in a Lifetime" (Byrne, Brian Eno, Frantz, Harrison, Weymouth) Remain in Light, 1980 4:20
10. "Houses in Motion" (Byrne, Eno, Frantz, Harrison, Weymouth) Remain in Light 4:31
11. "This Must Be the Place (Naive Melody)" (Byrne, Frantz, Harrison, Weymouth) Speaking in Tongues, 1983 4:56
12. "Girlfriend Is Better" (Byrne, Frantz, Harrison, Weymouth) Speaking in Tongues 5:46
13. "Burning Down the House" (Byrne, Frantz, Harrison, Weymouth) Speaking in Tongues 4:03
14. "Road to Nowhere" (Byrne, Frantz, Harrison, Weymouth) Little Creatures, 1985 4:20
15. "And She Was" Little Creatures 3:39
16. "Wild Wild Life" True Stories, 1986 3:41
17. "Blind" (Byrne, Frantz, Harrison, Weymouth) Naked, 1988 5:00
18. "(Nothing But) Flowers" (Byrne, Frantz, Harrison, Weymouth) Naked 5:32

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