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Talking Heads ’83: All Trousers and No Mouth

Barney Hoskyns, New Musical Express, 27 August 1983

ANOTHER YEAR, another album, and the Global Village Medicine Show that is Talking Heads is on another round of the American rock circuit. I am flown into Columbia, Maryland, bearing as introductions only misgivings about some uninteresting, off-key songs sold under the rubric of pop, aka the band’s new album Speaking in Tongues.

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