Talking Heads - Fear of Music
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Based on 5 reviews
1979 Ratings: #5 / 121
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Based on 789 ratings
1979 Ratings: #6
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halbery
86

Heaven is a rare instance of a multi-purpose song
This song is for crying, it's for cooming, it's for dancing, it's for murder montages, it's for everything

77

Finally got and set up my new computer so here is hoping for more consistent ratings and reviews! Woo!

I don't really feel like Fear of Music had the same impact on me as the first two Talking Heads' records despite Byrne finally reaching levels of kookiness I've been anticipating.

Definitely not a bad album though I was a bit underwhelmed if I'm being honest

The lyrics and vocal performance by Byrne (who I just learned grew up in my city... kinda cool :3) are easily the best part of Fear of ... read more

pinkmxggit
100

Talking Heads had produced two studio albums so far, these ones being 'Talking Heads: 77' and 'More Songs About Buildings and Food'. Both of these albums had a huge association with punk, largely due to the fact that another term for the music Talking Heads were producing had not really been invented yet (at least, not until their manager came up with the term 'new wave', which heavily caught on). '77' was wild and eccentric - not the typical punk album at all, for punk was more considered an ... read more

87

Amazing and odd creative statement for a band that was constantly in flux. A challenging and classic listen from one of the greatest collaborations in rock history (TH’s/Eno)

ezra_ordinary
81

I AM SO SCARED OF MUSIC !!!

No13Baby
75

"I got some groceries, some peanut butter"

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Added on: February 25, 2013