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Talking Heads

Started performing in the New York club, CBGBs. They released their first album, "Talking Heads: 77", in 1977. They recorded the film, Stop Making Sense (1984), in 1984, with director Jonathan Demme. After releasing their 1988 album, Naked, the group broke up. In 1992, they released "Popular Favorites: Sand in the Vaseline", a 2-disc set of ... See full bio »

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 2008-2014 The Simpsons (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Days of Future Future (2014) ... (performer: "Once in a Lifetime" - uncredited)
- Treehouse of Horror XIX (2008) ... (performer: "Psycho Killer" - uncredited)
 2014 My Mad Fat Diary (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Inappropriate Adult (2014) ... (performer: "And She Was" - uncredited)
  Parenthood (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 2010 - 2014) (writer - 1 episode, 2010)
- Just Like at Home (2014) ... (performer: "Burning Down the House" - uncredited)
- Man Versus Possum (2010) ... (performer: "Once In A Lifetime" - uncredited) / (writer: "Once In A Lifetime" - uncredited)
 2013 Nymphomaniac: Vol. II (performer: "Burning Down the House" (Live))
 2013 CBGB (performer: "Life During Wartime", "Psycho Killer")
 2013 Doctors (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- A Slight Misunderstanding (2013) ... (performer: "Road to Nowhere" - uncredited)
 2012 Burning Man: Metropolis (Documentary) (performer: "Road to Nowhere")
 2012 The Central Park Five (Documentary) (performer: "Crosseyed and Painless")
 2012 No me la puc treure del cap (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Bon rotllo (2012) ... (performer: "Road to Nowhere")
 2011 Formula 1: BBC Sport (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- The Korean Grand Prix: Highlights (2011) ... (performer: "Road To Nowhere" - uncredited)
- The Korean Grand Prix (2011) ... (performer: "Road To Nowhere" - uncredited)
 2011 Entourage (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Whiz Kid (2011) ... (performer: "Girlfriend Is Better")
 2011 Crazy, Stupid, Love. (performer: "This Must Be The Place (Naïve Melody)")
 2011 Some Jerk with a Camera (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Top 11 Florida Attractions Not in California, Part One (2011) ... (performer: "Wild Wild Life")
 2011 Beauty Day (Documentary) (performer: "Thank You For Sending Me An Angel")
 2011 Shameless (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #8.9 (2011) ... (performer: "Psycho Killer" - uncredited)
 2010 Being Erica (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Being Adam (2010) ... (performer: "Once in a Lifetime" - uncredited)
 2010 20 to 1 (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Our All Time Favourite Films (2010) ... (performer: "Wild Wild Life" - uncredited)
 2010 30 for 30 (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- June 17th, 1994 (2010) ... (performer: "Heaven")
 2010 Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps (performer: "THIS MUST BE THE PLACE (NAÏVE MELODY)")
 2010 Hot Tub Time Machine (performer: "Once in a Lifetime")
 2010 Casino Jack and the United States of Money (Documentary) (performer: "BURNING DOWN THE HOUSE")
 2009 Numb3rs (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Shadow Markets (2009) ... (performer: "Burning Down the House" - as The Talking Heads)
 2009 Welcome to the 80's (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Postpunk und Neue Deutsche Welle (2009) ... (performer: "Burning Down The House" - uncredited)
 2009 Julie & Julia (performer: "Psycho Killer")
 2009 Chuck (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Chuck Versus the Suburbs (2009) ... (performer: "Once in a Lifetime" - uncredited)
 2009 Heroes (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Chapter Three 'Building 26' (2009) ... (performer: "Psycho Killer" - uncredited)
 2009 He's Just Not That Into You (performer: "This Must Be the Place (Naïve Melody)")
 2008 Eli Stone (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Happy Birthday, Nate (2008) ... (performer: "Burning Down The House" - uncredited)
 2008 Private Practice (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Let It Go (2008) ... (performer: "Burning Down the House" - uncredited)
 2008 Religulous (Documentary) (performer: "Road To Nowhere")
 2008 Baby Mama (performer: "Stay Up Late")
 2008 Nim's Island (performer: "Stay Up Late" (1985))
 2008 Bi the Way (Documentary) (performer: "Road to Nowhere")
 2008 Otis (performer: "The Great Curve")
 2007 Smother (performer: "Love --> Building On Fire")
 2007 SingStar Amped (Video Game) (performer: "Burning Down The House")
 2007 Lars and the Real Girl (performer: "This Must Be the Place (Naïve Melody) Live Version")
 2007 Smiley Face (performer: "Memories Can't Wait")
 2006 Open Season (performer: "Wild Wild Life")
 2006 El cantante (performer: "Slippery People")
 2006 Brotherhood (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Genesis 27:29 (2006) ... ("Once in a Lifetime")
 2006 Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon (performer: "Psycho Killer")
 2006 Clerks II (performer: " (Nothing But) Flowers")
 2006 The Benchwarmers (performer: "Thank You for Sending Me an Angel")
  History Detectives (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode, 2005) (writer - 1 episode, 2005)
- Jim Thorpe Ticket/Land Grant/Leisurama Homes (2005) ... (performer: "No Compassion", "The Big Country" - uncredited) / (writer: "No Compassion", "The Big Country" - uncredited)
 2005 Bewitched (performer: "And She Was" (1985))
 2005 Nearing Grace (performer: "Uh-Oh Love Comes to Town")
 2005 Quo Vadis, Baby? (performer: "Psycho Killer (Live Version)")
 2005 Fierce People (performer: "Psycho Killer")
 2004 Gilmore Girls (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- You Jump, I Jump, Jack (2004) ... (performer: "Burning Down the House")
 2004 The Complex: Malibu (TV Series) (performer: "Burning Down The House")
 2004 13 Going on 30 (performer: "Burning Down the House")
 2002 The Banger Sisters (performer: "Burning Down the House")
 2001 Last Party 2000 (Documentary) (performer: "Once in a Lifetime" - uncredited)
 2001 Rock Star (performer: "Once in a Lifetime")
 2001 Leap Years (TV Series) (performer: "Once in a Lifetime" - uncredited)
 1999 Pirates of Silicon Valley (TV Movie) (performer: "Burning Down The House")
 1999 Summer of Sam (performer: "Psycho Killer" (1977))
 1998 A Civil Action (performer: "Take Me to the River" (1973))
 1996 Red Sky at Night (Short) (performer: "Uh-Oh Loves Come To Town")
 1994 Baseball (TV Mini-Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Home (1994) ... (performer: "Burning Down the House")
 1994 Car Trouble, Darlin' (Short) (performer: "Psycho killer")
 1994 Reality Bites (performer: "Road to Nowhere")
 1992-1994 Tohuwabohu (TV Series) (performer - 8 episodes)
- Variation 18 (1994) ... (performer: "Road To Nowhere" - uncredited)
- Episode #4.2 (1994) ... (performer: "Road To Nowhere" - uncredited)
- Reg.Nr.11 (1993) ... (performer: "Road To Nowhere" - uncredited)
- Folge 12 - Das Schlechteste aus Tohuwabohu (1993) ... (performer: "Road To Nowhere" - uncredited)
- Episode #3.3 (1993) ... (performer: "Road To Nowhere" - uncredited)
 1993 Beavis and Butt-Head (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- At the Sideshow (1993) ... (performer: "Wild Wild Life")
 1992 Manufacturing Consent: Noam Chomsky and the Media (Documentary) (performer: "Cross-Eyes and Painless") / (writer: "Cross-Eyes and Painless")
 1992 Flying Blind (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (1992) ... (performer: "And she was")
 1991 Until the End of the World (performer: "Sax and Violins")
 1991 The Magic of David Copperfield XIII: Mystery on the Orient Express (TV Special) (performer: "Burning Down the House") / (producer: "Burning Down the House")
 1989 Immediate Family (performer: "Creatures of Love")
 1989 Look Who's Talking (performer: "And She Was")
 1989 Little Monsters (performer: "ROAD TO NOWHERE")
 1989 The Magic of David Copperfield XI: The Explosive Encounter (TV Special) (performer: "Burning Down the House") / (producer: "Burning Down the House")
 1987 Wall Street (performer: "THIS MUST BE THE PLACE (NAIVE MELODY)")
 1987 Cross My Heart (performer: "Perfect World")
 1986 Women in Rock (Video documentary) (performer: "The Lady Don't Mind")
 1986 True Stories (performer: "Love For Sale", "Wild Wild LIfe", "Radio Head", "City of Dreams", "Puzzlin' Evidence", "Hey Now", "Papa Legba", "Dream Operator", "People Like Us", "City Of Steel", "Seen And Not Seen") / (producer: "Love For Sale", "Wild Wild LIfe", "Radio Head", "City of Dreams", "Puzzlin' Evidence", "Hey Now", "Papa Legba", "Dream Operator", "People Like Us", "Ze Pereira", "Technological Love Story", "844-WIFE", "The Celebration Begins", "The Stage Nears Completion (Texas Tunes)")
 1986 Down and Out in Beverly Hills (performer: "ONCE IN A LIFETIME")
 1984 Revenge of the Nerds (performer: "BURNING DOWN THE HOUSE")
 1984 Stop Making Sense (Documentary) (performer: "Psycho Killer", "Heaven", "Thank You for Sending Me an Angel", "Found a Job", "Slippery People", "Burning Down the House", "Life During Wartime", "Making Flippy Floppy", "Swamp", "What a Day That Was", "This Must Be the Place (Naive Melody)", "Once in a Lifetime", "Girlfriend Is Better", "Take Me to the River", "Crosseyed and Painless")
 1983 Risky Business (music: "Swamp") / (performer: "Swamp")
 1982 The King of Comedy (performer: "Swamp") / (writer: "Swamp")
 1981 The Animals Film (Documentary) (performer: "Mind" - uncredited)
 1981 Fear No Evil (performer: "Psycho Killer", "Love Goes to a Building on Fire")
 1980 WKRP in Cincinnati (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Real Families (1980) ... (performer: "Once In A Lifetime")
 1980 Times Square (performer: "Life During Wartime")
 1980 Talking Heads in concerto (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Psycho Killer", "Stay Hungry", "Cities", "I Zimbra", "Drugs", "Take Me to the River", "Crosseyed and Painless", "Life During Wartime", "Houses in Motion", "Born Under Punches (The Heat Goes On)", "The Great Curve")
 1979 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Cicely Tyson/Talking Heads (1979) ... (performer: "Take Me To The River", "Artists Only" - uncredited)
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Album: "Naked", 1988. See more »

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The first song played on the radio was their cover of the Al Greensong, "Take Me to the River". See more »

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