Talking Heads

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Born: 06/05/1975 in New York, New York, USA

Filmography

Music (63)

A Hologram for the King 2016 (Movie)

("Once In A Lifetime") (Song Performer)

United Passions 2015 (Movie)

("Wild Wild Life") (Song Performer)

CBGB 2013 (Movie)

("Psycho Killer") (Song Performer)

Crazy, Stupid, Love 2011 (Movie)

("This Must Be The Place (Naïve Melody)") (Song Performer)

Wall Street 2: Money Never Sleeps 2010 (Movie)

("This Must Be The Place (Naïve Melody)") (Song Performer)

He's Just Not That Into You 2009 (Movie)

("This Must Be The Place (Naïve Melody)") (Song Performer)

Julie & Julia 2009 (Movie)

("Psycho Killer") (Song Performer)

Baby Mama 2008 (Movie)

("Stay Up Late") (Song Performer)

Nim's Island 2008 (Movie)

("Stay Up Late") (Song Performer)

Religulous 2008 (Movie)

("Road To Nowhere") (Song Performer)

El Cantante 2007 (Movie)

("Slippery People") (Song Performer)

Fierce People 2007 (Movie)

("Psycho Killer") (Song Performer)

Lars and the Real Girl 2007 (Movie)

("This Must Be The Place (Naïve Melody)" Live Version) (Song Performer)

Smiley Face 2007 (Movie)

"Memories Can't Wait" (Song Performer)

Clerks II 2006 (Movie)

("(Nothing But) Flowers") (Song Performer)

Nearing Grace 2006 (Movie)

("Uh-Oh Love Comes To Town") (Song Performer)

Open Season 2006 (Movie)

("Wild Wild Life") (Song Performer)

The Benchwarmers 2006 (Movie)

("Thank You for Sending Me an Angel") (Song Performer)

Bewitched 2005 (Movie)

("And She Was") (Song Performer)

The Complex: Malibu 2004 - 2005 (Tv Show)

Theme Song Performer

13 Going On 30 2004 (Movie)

("Burning Down The House") (Song Performer)

An Everlasting Piece 2000 (Movie)

("Life During Wartime" "Burning Down the House") (Song Performer)

Blink 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Theme Song

Summer of Sam 1999 (Movie)

("Psycho Killer") (Song Performer)

A Civil Action 1998 (Movie)

("Take Me to the River") (Song)

Sacrifice 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Theme Music Performer

She Shorts 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Theme Music Performer

Remembering Wei Yi-Fang, Remembering Myself 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Theme Music Performer

A Reason to Believe 1995 (Movie)

(Song Performer)

Reality Bites 1994 (Movie)

("Road to Nowhere") (Song Performer)

Flying Blind 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Song Performer

The Longest Shadow 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

Theme Song Performer

Absolutely Positive 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Theme Song Performer

MTV Rewind 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Song Performer

Immediate Family 1989 (Movie)

("Creatures of Love") (Song Performer)

Little Monsters 1989 (Movie)

("Road to Nowhere") (Song Performer)

Look Who's Talking 1989 (Movie)

("And She Was") (Song Performer)

Cross My Heart 1987 (Movie)

("Perfect World") (Song Performer)

Down and Out in Beverly Hills 1986 (Movie)

("Once in a Lifetime") (Song Performer)

True Stories 1986 (Movie)

songs (Song)

True Stories 1986 (Movie)

("Wild Wild Life" "Love For Sale" "City of Dreams") (Song Performer)

Revenge of the Nerds 1984 (Movie)

("Burning Down the House") (Song Performer)

Stop Making Sense 1984 (Movie)

songs("Once in a Lifetime" "Crosseyed and Painless") (Song)

Stop Making Sense 1984 (Movie)

("Psycho Killer" "Heaven" "Thank You For Sending Me an Angel" "Found a Job" "Life During Wartime" "Slippery People" "Burning Down the House" "Making Flippy Floppy" "Swamp" "This Must Be the Place (Naive Melody)" "Girlfriend Is Better" "What a Day That Was (Song Performer)

Risky Business 1983 (Movie)

(Song)

Risky Business 1983 (Movie)

("Swamp") (Song Performer)

The King of Comedy 1983 (Movie)

(Song)

The King of Comedy 1983 (Movie)

("Swamp") (Song Performer)

The Animals Film 1980 (Movie)

("Mind") (Song Performer)

Times Square 1980 (Movie)

("Life During Wartime") (Song Performer)

The Blank Generation 1977 (Movie)

songs("Psycho Killer" "Last Weekend") (Song)

The Blank Generation 1977 (Movie)

("Psycho Killer") (Song Performer)

Barbie Nation: An Unauthorized Tour (TV Show)

Theme Music Performer

Corpus: A Home Movie For Selena (TV Show)

Theme Music Performer

Dreamland (TV Show)

Theme Song

Intimate Stranger (TV Show)

Theme Song Performer

Just For the Ride (TV Show)

Theme Music Performer

Last Images of War (TV Show)

Theme Song Performer

School Prayer: A Community at War (TV Show)

Theme Music Performer

Taken For a Ride (TV Show)

Theme Music Performer

The Double Life of Ernesto Gomez Gomez (TV Show)

Theme Music Performer

The Vanishing Line (TV Show)

Theme Music Performer

Xich-Lo (Cyclo) (TV Show)

Theme Music Performer
Actor (2)

Rock & Roll 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Actor

The Blank Generation 1977 (Movie)

(Actor)

Milestones

2002

Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

1991

Talking Head splits

1988

Released last album, Naked

1986

Byrne directed, band appeared in "True Stories"

1984

Jonathan Demme directed concert film, "Stop Making Sense"

1983

"Burning Down the House" became their first Top 10 single

1978

"Take Me to the River" reaches No. 26 on the singles chart

1977

Jerry Harrison joined band; first LP, Talking Heads '77 released

1974

Band relocated to New York to form Talking Heads

1973

Byrne and Frantz formed first band, The Artistics

Known for such albums as "Stop Making Sense"

Bonus Trivia

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Listed as No. 100 on Rolling Stone's 100 Greatest Artists of All Time

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The iconic music video for "Once in a Lifetime" was named one of the "All-Time Best Music Videos" by Time magazine.

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Cited by Italian director Paolo Sorrentino as an inspiration during his acceptance speech for the 2014 Oscar for Best Foreign Film.

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Radiohead took its band name from the single "Radio Head."

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Tina Weymouth was encouraged to learn bass by Chris Frantz due to their inability to secure a bass player for Talking Heads. She reportedly taught herself how to play the instrument by listening to records by Suzi Quatro.

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What the Songs Look Like: Contemporary Artists Interpret Talking Heads Songs (1987) featured artwork by Robert Rauschenberg (who won a Grammy for his cover for the limited edition LP of Speaking in Tongues, Keith Haring and Byrne himself.

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