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9 thoughts on “ City Of Dreams - Talking Heads - True Stories (CD, Album)

  1. 'True Stories' is not the soundtrack to David Byrne's movie of the same name. Rather, this album contains Talking Heads' versions of songs from the film. In the movie, most songs are sung by the actors, and some of their version plus other additional music from the movie is available on the official soundtrack for True Stories (vinyl and tape.
  2. Often cited as a weak album but to me, True Stories is Talking Heads at their absolute best. The film of the same title directed by David Byrne had originally the actors perform the songs and a separate soundtrack album was released to accompany it but the rest of the Talking Heads insisted that they record an album of them playing the songs/5(90).
  3. Lyrics to City of Dreams by Talking Heads from the True Stories album - including song video, artist biography, translations and more! day The children of the white man Saw Indians on TV And heard about the legend How their city was a dream We live in the city of dreams We drive on the highway of fire Should we awake And find it gone.
  4. May 12,  · While sporting the appropriate title of True Stories, the album had the burden of accompanying a full-length feature film of the same name, directed by David Byrne and written by him in collaboration with playwright Beth Henley and the actor best known as Ned Ryerson (“Needle Nose Ned, Ned the Head! Bing!”) from Groundhog Day.
  5. Although it shares its name with David Byrne ’s film True Stories, Talking Heads ’ new album isn’t a soundtrack in the traditional sense. These nine original songs are mostly performed by actors.
  6. Jan 29,  · View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the CD release of True Stories on Discogs. Label: EMI - CDP 2,EMI - CDP 7 2 • Format: CD Album • Country: UK & Europe • Genre: Rock • Style: Leftfield, Pop Rock, Indie Rock/5(54).
  7. Album Description. Time hasn't been kind to Talking Heads' ancillary soundtrack to David Byrne's oddball directorial debut. Though it generated one of the band's biggest radio hits ("Wild Wild Life"), both the film and its songs were dismissed as self-consciously quirky retreads of other, better material; and it's well-known the quartet was beginning to splinter apart around the time of the.
  8. Aug 03,  · ‘Love’ Stories: Chris Frantz Reflects on Talking Heads, Tom Tom Club, the Dead and the Power of Live Dean Budnick on August 3, You’ll hear a lot of artists say, ‘I don’t like to.
  9. True Stories was released in in conjunction with the David Byrne film of the same name. The album features all the songs from the movie as performed by the band, and not as they appear on the.

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