Awesome / Talking Heads

  • Awesome Music: Pretty much everything they did between 1977 and 1985.
    • And a lot of the stuff they did in 1987, as well.
    • They effectively reinvented themselves three times. After beginning as a dance music-influenced new wave band, they went funk/Afrobeat on Remain in Light and incorporated Adrian Belew's guitar pyrotechnics, and then learned how to recreate that sound live by bringing in extra musicians. They then reinvented themselves again as a sort of avant-country-pop group for Little Creatures and the following album; then finally went full world music for their last album, with bits of Latin music, Zydeco, African pop...