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FEAR OF MUSIC

Talking Heads

 

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snobb
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2 stars I am a fan of (early) Talking Heads, but this release is less attractive for me between all their albums from 70-s.

As rule, the band has very their own sound and atmosphere, but there on this album the only two components are in place: Byrne's voice and band's characteristic African-like rhythm. Songs are simplified and could perfectly illustrate what " new wave" is all about (at the same time Talking Heads' best early albums really were kind of art-rock, or some electronic experiments).

Straight forward songs are real "simple music for simple people" even if band's standard was usually above such level. Still can listen this album, but to be honest everything sounds as one album-long song ( prepared from short pieces to make it even more accessible, if it's possible at all), kind of street -wise propaganda about nothing (history teaches us people like such kind of talks).

Musically least interesting Talking Heads album ,coming from 70-s. Still not total disaster though.

snobb | 2/5 |

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