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5 stars Remain in light is the fourth album by Talking Heads and in my opinion it is their greatest album. Not only is the album iconic, it has great songs that keep your attention throughout the album as well as lots of dynamic changes and experimentation. Remain in light has one of their most popular and in my opinion one of their greatest songs, Once in a lifetime. The song isn't just popular, it is very good. The album also marked the end of the collaborations with Brian Eno. Remain in light also featured many guests musicians, including singer and guitarist Adrian Belew of King Crimson fame. The last song on the record is one of the darkest and heaviest Talking Heads songs, with the song being the bands attempt to sound like the post punk/Gothic rock band Joy Division. Speaking of post punk, the album has plenty of post punk style songs as well, such as the mentioned final track. The band would not record another album until 1983's Speaking in tongues as the band members went on to record and release their solo material but Remain in light proved to be a good way to end this era of Talking Heads career. Remain in light is highly recommended and I personally believe it is one of the greatest albums in new wave music and rock music as a whole. If you want to get into Talking Heads, definitely start with this album as it is in my opinion their greatest album.
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