History YMMV / TalkingHeads

12th Jun '16 3:40:12 PM ThornBrain
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* HarsherInHindsight: {{Lampshaded}} by Byrne when announcing his [[TheWarOnTerror post 9/11]] performances of "Life During Wartime," saying that the song is "more inappropriate now than it was then."

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* HarsherInHindsight: HarsherInHindsight:
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{{Lampshaded}} by Byrne when announcing his [[TheWarOnTerror post 9/11]] performances of "Life During Wartime," saying that the song is "more inappropriate now than it was then.""
** Music/PeterGabriel performed a piano cover of "Listening Wind" and noted that the song, about a man seeing his culture overtaken by Americans and responds with bombings, and plays it ''sympathetically'', could not be written in the age of TheWarOnTerror.



** And in ''Born Under Punches (The Heat Goes On) David Byrne refers to himself as [[Website/{{Tumblr}} 'a tumbler']]

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** And in ''Born In "Born Under Punches (The Heat Goes On) On)" David Byrne refers to himself as [[Website/{{Tumblr}} 'a tumbler']]



** "Found A Job", which was about a couple making their own videos that were better than TV, predicted Website/YouTube.

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** "Found A Job", which was about a couple making their own videos shows that were are better than TV, predicted Website/YouTube.Website/YouTube and made-for-internet films and videos almost 30 years in advance.



* TearJerker: "Heaven".

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* TearJerker: "Heaven". Ostensibly about a bar that just happens to be named "Heaven", the idea of the afterlife being sad and lonely still comes through.
-->Heaven, heaven is a place\\
A place where nothing, nothing ever happens
7th Feb '16 7:15:29 AM Freshmeat
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* MagnumOpus: ''Music/RemainInLight''
5th Sep '15 4:13:27 PM GranChi
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* {{Anvilicious}}: "Found a Job":

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* {{Anvilicious}}: In the last verse of "Found a Job":
27th Aug '15 4:31:12 AM GranChi
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-->Now think about this little scene. Apply it to your life. If your work isn't what you love, then something isn't right.
27th Aug '15 4:30:39 AM GranChi
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* {{Anvilicious}}: "Found a Job":
27th Apr '15 10:37:47 AM bt8257
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* NightmareFuel: [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z7nZwFEeS0A "Unison"]] is a demo that appears on the 2005 reissue of Remain In Light and it's a catchy, but chilling and eerie song that echoes the lo-fi sound of early Devo. It doesn't help that it opens with a sharp, ear piercing synth note.

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* NightmareFuel: [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z7nZwFEeS0A "Unison"]] is a demo that appears on the 2005 reissue of Remain ''Remain In Light Light'' and it's a catchy, but chilling and eerie song that echoes the lo-fi sound of early Devo. It doesn't help that it opens with a sharp, ear piercing synth note.
22nd Feb '15 1:00:26 PM DavidDelony
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* GatewaySeries: For lots of rock fans, the band is a gateway into {{Funk}} and all kinds of dance music.
* GeniusBonus: Inevitable with a band where three of the four members went to RISD and another to Harvard (Jerry Harrison).



* GatewaySeries: For lots of rock fans, the band is a gateway into {{Funk}} and all kinds of dance music.
* GeniusBonus: Inevitable with a band where three of the four members went to RISD and another to Harvard (Jerry Harrison).
* MagnumOpus: ''Remain in Light''

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* GatewaySeries: For lots of rock fans, the band is a gateway into {{Funk}} and all kinds of dance music.
* GeniusBonus: Inevitable with a band where three of the four members went to RISD and another to Harvard (Jerry Harrison).
* MagnumOpus: ''Remain in Light''''Music/RemainInLight''
10th Sep '14 3:44:59 PM DavidDelony
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* HarsherInHindsight: {{Lampshaded}} by Byrne when announcing his [[TheWarOnTerror post 9/11]] performances of "Life During Wartime," saying that the song is "more inappropriate now than it was then."
28th Aug '14 12:30:53 PM DavidDelony
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* GatewaySeries: For lots of rock fans, the band is a gateway into {{Funk}} and all kinds of dance music.
7th Aug '14 7:05:39 PM bt8257
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* TearJerker: "Heaven."

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* TearJerker: "Heaven.""Heaven".
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