New Wave Weekend!!
My sisters favorite Talking Heads song :)
First released in 1983 off the bands Speaking In Tongues album, 80′s movie buffs will remember it from Wall Street as Charlie Sheen has his apartment decorated.
While it’s initial release drew attention, due in part to a rather cheesy low-budget music video where the band sits around watching home movies, it’s real acclaim in my opinion was it’s inclusion on the bands rather avant-garde full-length concert movie Stop Making Sense.
I’m sure I’ve said this before here on the blog that I’m not particularly a fan of “live versions” unless I’m at the concert myself! But there’s an exception to every rule whereas this version always struck me as the better version for it’s clarity and depth. In fact I would say that for a few songs from this particular concert(s). Who would have thought a live track would offer up better quality than a studio take?
Surprisingly enough this live version of “This Must Be The Place” didn’t make it’s way onto the soundtrack LP, and was floating around on the B-Side of a UK single for years until the soundtrack was re-released with extensive bonus tracks!
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