Label: Vice - ECD 1003 • Format: CD Compilation • Country: Japan • Genre: Rock • Style: Punk, New Wave, Goth Rock, Experimental
The group first performed it as the Artistics in In the liner notes for Once in a Lifetime: The Best of Talking HeadsJerry Harrison wrote of the b-side of the single, an acoustic version of the song that featured Arthur Russell on cello"I'm glad we persuaded Tony [Bongiovi] and Lance [Quinn] that the version with the cellos shouldn't be the only one.
Louise Louise - Danny Kalb And Stefan Grossman - Crosscurrents band's "signature debut hit"  features lyrics which seem to represent the thoughts of a serial killer.
It reached number 32 on the Triple J Hottest inand peaked at number 11 on the Dutch singles chart in The song was composed near the beginning of the band's career and prototype versions were performed onstage as early as December According to the preliminary lyric sheets copied onto the remaster of Talking Heads: 77the song started off as a semi-narrative of the killer actually committing murders.
Both the Joker and Hannibal Lecter were much more fascinating than the good guys. Everybody sort of roots for the bad guys in movies. The bridge lyrics are in Frenchas is the prominent chorus line " Qu'est-ce que c'est?
The bridge lyrics are:. The performance was later released on a DVD Psycho Killer - Various - Indies Festival 1987 Live of performances from the show. In later, another live version was included on the soundtrack for the band's concert movie Stop Making Sense. The film opens with Byrne alone onstage, announcing "'Hi. I've got a tape I want to play' The song also appears on their compilation album Sand in the Vaseline: Popular Favorites and, over a decade later, on another compilation album The Best of Talking Heads.
Massachusetts-based band The Fools parodied the song Psycho Killer - Various - Indies Festival 1987 Live entitled it "Psycho Chicken"; it was included as a bonus record with their major-label debut album Sold Out in From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. New wave  no wave  funk  art pop . Tony Bongiovi Lance Quinn. Retrieved June 28, Houston Press.
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