Talking Heads – Wild Wild Life (12″)

wildytalkFrom 1986 and a great, but weird 12″ mix from Talking Heads. Off their 7th album, “True Stories” and from Eric E.T. Thorngren. Mad drums, stop/start but keeping with the general fun and “live” feel of the track.

B-side is the Country and Western sounding ” People Like Us” containing the vocals of  John Goodman (of Roseanne fame) straight from the David Byrne movie , True Stories. The album version of the A-side is the extra track.

 

The video is amazing, with lots of 80’s music parodies in. Won an MTV award as well!

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A Wild Wild Life (Extended Mix) 5:30
B1 People Like Us (Movie Version) 4:24
B2 Wild Wild Life (LP Version) 3:39

 

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