Talking Heads: Charli XCX on the music industry, song writing and nudity
... vagina?'" On nudity and accepted behaviour for female performers: "I don't think that the whole nudity thing is a massive deal, anyway, as long as you're in control of it. But if you're a girl in pop music, you shouldn't have to cover yourself up to be taken seriously. You should be able to stand in your pants and be drunk as fuck and do whatever you want without being called a whore. It's really tough for girls because people want to bring them down." FACT's Lauren Martin reviewied Charli XCX's debut True Romance earlier this year. Talking Heads
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Talking Heads: Moby on why Thom Yorke is "like an old guy yelling at fast trains"
... "Artists who are adaptable are doing fine. A musician who makes records, tours, DJs, remixes, does music for video games and films is doing fine. I love Thom Yorke, but when I heard him complaining about Spotify, I'm like, "You're just like an old guy yelling at fast trains." - Moby, who just released stems from his new album Innocents as a BitTorrent bundle, isn't on Thom Yorke's side when it comes to the whole Spotify debate. You can read FACT's recent interview with Thom Yorke and Nigel Godrich here. Talking Heads
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Full Show Friday | Talking Heads For Tina Weymouth's Birthday
... Today marks former Talking Heads
bassist Tina Weymouth's 63rd birthday and tocelebrate we've dedicated this week's Full Show Friday column to the Heads. Let'sset the JamBase time machine to 1979 for the Fear Of Music Tour stop at ArmadilloWorld Headquarters in Austin, TX. Shortly after this tour the Talking Heads
would expand their lineup for live showsincluding the addition on Busta "Cherry" Jones on bass as Weymouth would often play synth.However at this show the Talking Heads
performed as a quartet as we get to see Tinahold down the bottom end throughout the set. David Byrne and Co. focus on material fromFear Of Music such as "Cities," "Heaven" and "Air" as well as a smattering of oldermaterial like the "Psycho Killer" that brings the performance to a close. Check it out: Setlist: Artists Only Stay Hungry Cities Paper Mind Heaven The Book I Read Air Warning Sign Love - Building On Fire Found A Job Memories Can't Wait Psycho Killer Full Show Friday | Talking Heads
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Talking Heads (1975-1991)
David Byrne (vocals, guitar)
Jerry Harrison (guitar, keyboards)
Tina Weymouth (bass)
Chris Frantz (drums)
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Byrne, Frantz, and Weymouth all attended the Rhode Island School Of Design.
Frantz and Weymouth are married. They still record and perform with The Tom Tom Club, which started out as a side project while they were with The Talking Heads.
Harrison graduated from Harvard.
"Talking Head" is a television term for a person, usually a newscaster, speaking on camera.
There is no "The" in the name of the band. It is simply Talking Heads.
The famous Oxford band Radiohead got their name from a Talking Heads' song. They were previously called On A Friday. (thanks, Sebastian - Mt. Vernon, NY)
A popular contemporary folk singer, Williams still remembers the sticky note that changed her life in college.
This Kentucky singer/songwriter's hits include "She Couldn't Change Me" (recorded by Montgomery Gentry) and "It Ain't Easy Being Me."