Tag: Remain in Light

There are now 2 podcasts dissecting the Talking Heads catalog album-by-album

There are now 2 podcasts dissecting the Talking Heads catalog album-by-album

It’s a great time to be a Talking Heads fan, what with the recent publication of drummer Chris Frantz’s memoir “Remain in Love” and now not one but two podcasts dedicated to breaking down the legendary group’s recorded output album-by-album. Full details and you can listen to the most recent episodes here.

Q&A: Chris Frantz talks Talking Heads, Tom Tom Club and new book ‘Remain in Love’

Q&A: Chris Frantz talks Talking Heads, Tom Tom Club and new book ‘Remain in Love’

There’s a refreshing optimism to Chris Frantz’s new memoir “Remain in Love,” a positivity that beams through its pages as the drummer recounts, with some amazement, career highlights like touring with the Ramones, befriending the B-52’s and playing thrilling concerts with the big-band version of Talking Heads,

Angélique Kidjo to perform, record ‘re-imagining’ of Talking Heads’ ‘Remain in Light’

Angélique Kidjo to perform, record ‘re-imagining’ of Talking Heads’ ‘Remain in Light’

Afropop star Angélique Kidjo will debut a “thrilling new version” of the Talking Heads’ landmark 1980 album Remain in Light at New York City’s Carnegie Hall in May, then will take the show on the road, performing the album at Bonnarroo and on a yet-to-be-announced world tour.

Vintage Video: Newly surfaced Talking Heads concert from 1980’s ‘Remain in Light’ tour

Vintage Video: Newly surfaced Talking Heads concert from 1980’s ‘Remain in Light’ tour

For this week’s installment of Vintage Video, we turn to this killer Talking Heads concert that’s been making the rounds online, an 80-minute black-and-white performance filmed at the Capitol Theatre in Passaic, N.J., about a month after the release of 1980′s Remain in Light.

Milestones: David Byrne is 60 today — watch full Talking Heads concert filmed in 1980

Milestones: David Byrne is 60 today — watch full Talking Heads concert filmed in 1980

It’s David Byrne’s birthday today — he’s 60 — and while he’s made it perfectly clear he wants nothing to do with his old Talking Heads bandmates, it’s certainly fun to look back at what a mighty band they once were. So here’s a killer ‘Remain in Light’-era concert filmed in Rome in 1980 for your viewing pleasure.

David Byrne covers Peter Gabriel’s ‘I Don’t Remember’ for ‘Scratch My Back’ project

Today sees the release of the sixth double A-side single from Peter Gabriel’s orchestral covers album ‘Scratch My Back’: his version of the Talking Heads’ ‘Remain in Light’ track ‘Listening Wind,’ backed by David Byrne’s take on ‘I Don’t Remember,’ off Gabriel’s third self-titled album.