FlinterFile: Talking Heads- Once In A Lifetime

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In 1980, the Talking Heads released one of their biggest hits. It deals with not being happy with life, while there is nothing you can do to stop life from moving on. David Byrne, the leader of the Heads, took quite some lines from the evangelist radio, of which he thought they were useful directions. Brian Eno (yes, the producer of the U2) wrote the chorus and produced the song. The video is seen as a piece of art. It charted at number 14 in the UK. Enjoy

Talking Heads- Once In A Lifetime

 

Posted on September 22, 2015, in 1980-1989, FlinterFiles Song Archive and tagged , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. Tangled Up In Music (by Ovidiu Boar)

    Classic song and video. I can never decide with the Talking Heads which of ‘Remain in Light’ and ‘Fear of Music’ is more brilliant.

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