Episode 180: Talking Heads: ‘Fear of Music’




September 20, 2017


All songs in this episode are by the Talking Heads on their album Fear of Music. The album was released under the label Sire in 1979.

  • “Electric Guitar”
  • “Life During Wartime”
  • “Cities”
  • “Heaven”
  • “I Zimbra”


Talking Heads Week continues as Jim and Patrick explore the Talking Heads’ third studio album.  As Patrick says, “things get murky” in this album! Join us as we explore this intense album that further solidified the Talking Heads as one dance club greats.

FUN FACT: The popular phrase “This ain’t no party, this ain’t do disco” is actually from their song “Life During Wartime.” Many people quote it without realizing phrase’s origins.

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