Stop Making Sense

Talking Heads - Stop Making Sense
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UltimateLifeFrm
100

Thanks again to @Jc9ers for recommending this to me (4 of 10).

I'm actually lost for words...

Remember how I said last week in my review for Remain in Light how Talking Heads were referred to as "one of the most critically acclaimed bands of the 80s"? Well, this album proves that yet again.

I'm not joking when I say that this is the best live album I've EVER heard.
This is legit one of the best live albums ever composed / released. How does a live album manage to sound THIS good ... read more

LetalShertly
100

This is filled with brilliant renditions of existing Talking Head songs that are beautifully well done. The live performances are supurb and so fun to watch. David Byrne and the rest of Talking Heads will go down as one of the most unique and creative bands to date. Such a wonderful live album filled with emotion and flavor that I just can't stop listening to it years after I've known about it.

reptilia0000
100

My favorite live album of all time

So, I've already gone over "The Name Of This Band Is Talking Heads". It honestly blew me away how Talking Heads were able to grab a good amount of their songs from their first 3 albums and even some B-Sides and just made them some of their greatest inside their entire catalog. Even then, after hearing it, I was just 100% sure that "Stop Making Sense" was better.

This was, the 2nd full-length record I heard from Talking Heads, regardless ... read more

epicgamer2
98

most of the these sound better than the studio ones

n1ckk
94

Best live album ever?

Shaze1
93

If a live album from a band so unique and ahead of time doesn't spark your interest I don't know what will.

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Track List

  1. Psycho Killer
  2. Swamp
  3. Slippery People
  4. Burning Down the House
  5. Girlfriend Is Better
  6. Once in a Lifetime
  7. What a Day That Was
  8. Life During Wartime
  9. Take Me to the River
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Added on: April 15, 2013