Reissues, Vinyl — February 20, 2023 at 8:29 pm

David Byrne, Tom Tom Club and Jerry Harrison’s 1981 albums to be reissued on Record Store Day

The name of this band is Talking Heads

Rhino Records will release expanded vinyl editions of three 1981 albums by Talking Heads members on Record Store Day, including the first pressing of David Byrne’s full “The Catherine Wheel” score as well as records by Tom Tom Club and Jerry Harrison.

The label will issue the The Complete Score From “The Catherine Wheel” as a 2LP set on 140-gram vinyl on April 22 at participating independent record stores in the U.S. and U.K. The label is pressing 11,500 copies.

This marks the first time Byrne’s 23-song score to choreographer Twyla Tharp’s 1981 dance project “The Catherine Wheel” will be available on vinyl. Though the original cassette and CD releases included the full score, the original vinyl pressing was pared down to 11 songs, several of which — including “Big Business” and “What a Day That Was” — went on to be performed by Talking Heads in concert.

Rhino also will reissue the 1981 self-titled debut from Tom Tom Club — the Talking Heads’ rhythm section of Tina Weymouth and Chris Frantz — in expanded form as a 2LP set on pink vinyl, limited to 5,000 copies. The album itself, featuring the world-conquering “Genius of Love,” is recut from the original tapes, and the second disc features remixes and other bonus cuts.

This appears to be a U.S.-only release, as it’s not on the U.K. Record Store Day list.

And, finally, Harrison’s 1981 solo debut The Red and The Black also will receive an expanded reissue as a 2LP set on red and black colored vinyl in both the U.S. and U.K., with a limited-edition run of 6,500 copies, according to Rhino. The set features the full album recut from the original tapes plus a second disc of previously unreleased outtakes and alternate mixes.

Now in its 16th year of celebrating independent music retailers, Record Store Day is back to a single day — April 22 — following the pandemic-era “drops” that spread the event over multiple months the last couple years.

Head over to and to see full lists of exclusive, limited-run and “RSD First” releases along with participating independent record stores in the U.S. and the U.K., respectively.

Below are the tracklists for all three releases:


David Byrne, The Complete Score From “The Catherine Wheel”

Side A
1. “Light Bath”
2. “His Wife Refused”
3. “Ade”
4. “Walking”
5. “Two Soldiers”
6. “Under The Mountain”
7. “Dinosaur”
8. “The Red House”

Side B
1. “Wheezing”
2. “Eggs In A Briar Patch”
3. “Poison”
4. “Cloud Chamber”
5. “Black Flag”

Side C
1. “My Big Hands (Fall Through The Cracks)”
2. “Combat”
3. “Leg Bells”
4. “The Blue Flame”
5. “Big Business”

Side D
1. “Dense Beasts”
2. “Five Golden Sections”
3. “What A Day That Was”
4. “Big Blue Plymouth (Eyes Wide Open)”
5. “Light Bath”


Tom Tom Club, Tom Tom Club: Expanded Edition

Side A
1. “Wordy Rappinghood”
2. “Genius Of Love”
3. “Tom Tom Theme”
4. “L’éléphant”

Side B
1. “As Above, So Below”
2. “Lorelei”
3. “On, On, On, On…”
4. “Booming And Zooming”

Side C
1. “Wordy Rappinghood” (Remix)
2. “Spooks”
3. “Genius Of Love” (Long Version)

Side D
1. “Under The Boardwalk”
2. “On, On, On…” (Remix)
3. “Lorelei” (Remix)


Jerry Harrison, The Red and The Black: Expanded Edition

Side A
1. “Things Fall Apart”
2. “Slink”
3. “The New Adventure”
4. “Magic Hymie”

Side B
1. “Fast Karma/no Questions”
2. “Worlds In Collison”
3. “The Red Nights”
4. “No More Reruns”
5. “No Warning, No Alarm”

Side C
1. “Things Fall Apart” (Instrumental Mix)
2. “Slink” (Instrumental Mix)
3. “Fast Karma/no Questions” (Instrumental Mix)

Side D
1. “Magic Hymie” (Instrumental Mix)
2. “No More Reruns” (Instrumental Mix)
3. “Worlds In Collison” (Instrumental Mix)
4. “The Red Nights” (Instrumental Mix)





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