Speaking In Tongues

Talking Heads - Speaking In Tongues
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Based on 2 reviews
1983 Ratings: #28 / 126
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Based on 294 ratings
1983 Ratings: #6
May 31, 1983 / Release Date
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It's pretty hard to top a record as ahead-of-its-time as "Remain In Light". With the removal of Brian Eno, Talking Heads decided to move on with their base sound and, while it's not nearly as infectious, "Speaking In Tongues" is still an extremely fun, colorful, well-written and eccentric record that contains some of their funkiest moments!

Fav Tracks: Burning Down the House, This Must Be the Place (Naive Melody), Girlfriend Is Better, Making Flippy Floppy, Swamp, Slippery ... read more
JustSomeGuy
78
A good album that suffers from way too much filler.

Speaking In Tongues is yet another great album from Talking Heads. From the few albums I've heard from them, it's become quite clear that in their prime they were easily one of the best bands to come out of the new wave genre, and this album continues to prove that. This is a consistently fun album, an album that continues to show their weird and colourful sound that never fails at making you want to get up and dance. When it comes to the ... read more
MiaWatterson
78
I wish I could burn down my house...
Benny
85
Reddits favorite album

cuz they speak in tongues
bornunderpunch
71
Great lyrics, but instrumentally not as impressive as Fear of Music and the godly Remain In Light. It's more empty and forgettable for me.
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Added on: February 25, 2013