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Talking Heads

Barbara Charone, Creem, October 1979

BLAME THE AUSTRALIANS for putting them at the top of the charts. Hold all of New Zealand responsible for making More Songs About Buildings and Food an unqualified platinum success. Let America take credit for establishing the Talking Heads as a bona fide singles band with ‘Take Me To The River’. Blame the trendy jet set of Paris for causing a near riot at the ultra chic Palace Theatre tonight.

Total word count of piece: 1968