Talking Heads The Best of Talking Heads: Once in a Lifetime

Q: 4 stars out of 5 - "...This collection is laced with a compelling sense of psychosis..."
The Best of Talking Heads: Once in a Lifetime
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CD Details

  • Released: October 1, 1992
  • Originally Released: 1996
  • Label: Emd Int'l

Entertainment Reviews:

Q - 12/03, p.156
4 stars out of 5 - "...This collection is laced with a compelling sense of psychosis..."
Uncut - 1/04, p.118
4 stars out of 5 - "'Once In A Lifetime' still sounds like it's being broadcast back to us from some voodoo World Service of the future....TALKING HEADS ought to be lauded as authentic pioneers."


  • 1.Psycho Killer
  • 2.Take Me To The River
  • 3.Once In A Lifetime
  • 4.Burning Down The House
  • 5.This Must Be The Place (N
  • 6.Slippery People (Live)
  • 7.Life During Wartime (Live
  • 8.And She Was
  • 9.Road To Nowhere
  • 10.Wild Wild Life
  • 11.Blind
  • 12.(Nothing But) Flowers
  • 13.Sax And Violins
  • 14.Lifetime Piling Up

Product Description:

British version includes non-regular studio LP track "Lifetime Piling Up."
Personnel: Jerry Harrison (vocals, guitar, piano, organ, keyboards, background vocals); David Byrne (vocals, guitar, keyboards, vocoder, percussion); Ellen Bernfeld, Erin Dickens, Gordon Grody, Diva Gray (vocals, background vocals); Brian Eno (vocals); Alex Weir (guitar, background vocals); Yves N'Djock (guitar); Johnny Marr (12-string guitar); Jimmy Macdonell (accordion); Stan Harrison (alto saxophone); Lenny Pickett (tenor saxophone, brass); Steve Elfon (baritone saxophone); Laurie Frink, Earl Gardner (trumpet); Wally Badarou (keyboards, synthesizer); Bernie Worrell (keyboards); Chris Frantz (synthesizer, drums, percussion, background vocals); Tina Weymouth (bass synthesizer); Abdou M'Boup (congas, talking drum); Brice Wassy (cowbells, shaker, wood block, percussion); Andrew Cader (rub-board); Nino Gioia (timbales); David Van Tieghem, Steve Scales (percussion); Ednah Holt, Kurt Yahjian, Kirsty MacColl, Lani Groves, Lynn Mabry, Nona Hendryx, Tawatha Agee, Dollette McDonald (background vocals).
Audio Mixers: Chris Frantz; Dave Jerden; Eric "ET" Thorngren; Tom Nist; Robin Laine; Jay Mark; Jerry Harrison; Kevin Killen; Alex Sadkin; Mark Wallis; Mick Guzauski; Nick Launay; David Byrne; Charlie Brocco.
Recording information: Blank Tapes, NY (03/1978-12/1983); Can Am, Los Angeles, CA (03/1978-12/1983); Compass Point Studio, New Providence, The Bahamas (03/1978-12/1983); Eldorado Studios, Los Angeles, CA (03/1978-12/1983); Ocean Way, Los Angeles, CA (03/1978-12/1983); O'Henry Studios, Toluca Lake, CA (03/1978-12/1983); Pantages Theatre, Hollywood, CA (03/1978-12/1983); Right Track, New York, NY (03/1978-12/1983); Sigma Sound, New York, NY (03/1978-12/1983); Sigma Sound, NY (03/1978-12/1983); Studio Davout, Paris, France (03/1978-12/1983); Sundragon Studios, New York, NY (03/1978-12/1983).
Photographers: Jimmy DeSana; Ebet Roberts; Hugh Brown ; Marcia Resnick; David Byrne; John Dalton .
Unknown Contributor Role: Brice Wassy.
Arrangers: Chris Frantz; Jerry Harrison; Tina Weymouth ; David Byrne.

Product Info

  • Sales Rank: 8,277
  • UPC: 077778059325
  • Shipping Weight: 0.20/lbs (approx)
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