07 Apr

Talking Heads – This Must Be The Place (Naive Melody)

When I decided to do todays post I had to check back through the archives because i just couldn't believe neither of us had blogged it at any point. Yes, it's a chestnut, but for good reason as it might just be one of the best songs ever written (actually no might about it – it is). It's certainly a point where Fourbearsjr and myself's musical taste really first converged, as kids we both listened to...

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09 Aug

David Byrne – Make Believe Mambo

I had it all planned, a lovely track came on this morning and I thought, ah, that will do for tonight and then I got home, checked in to Facebook and there, on the talking heads timeline was a live version of Make Believe Mambo by David Byrne.   As Aapie, mentioned the other day, we have been doing this blog for quite a while now and every now and then something catches me out....

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29 Jan

Doug Hream Blunt – Gentle Persuasion

  We've always been fans of David Byrne around here, be it with Talking Heads or his solo work we've always considered him an absolute visionary, and his label Luaka Bop comes under that. Notorious for digging up gems from the past and present they struck gold (in my eyes) late last year when they released a compilation/retrospective of the (almost)legendary Doug Hream Blunt's works entitled "My Name is Doug Hream Blunt".   Doug Hream Blunt is,...

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