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Talking Heads: And The Heat Goes On

Graeme Thomson, Uncut, November 2010

A long hot summer in New York 30 years ago, and Talking Heads are heading into dangerous new territory. It will involve intense relationships with Brian Eno, sojourns in the Bahamas, bold experiments with African music and bassists disappearing with vagrants. The result? A band falling apart at the seams, and a once-in-a-lifetime record, Remain In Light.

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