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This Must Be the Place The Adventures of Talking Heads in the Twentieth Century

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ISBN-10: 0060507314

ISBN-13: 9780060507312

Edition: N/A

Authors: David Bowman

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A fascinating glimpse behind the big suits and deadpan looks to the heart and soul of a band that made it big by playing it cool With their minimalist beats, sophisticated lyrics, and stoic mien, the Talking Heads were indisputably one of the most influential and intriguing bands of their time. Rising from the ashes of punk and the smoldering embers of the disco inferno, they effectively straddled the boundaries between critical and commercial success as few other groups did, with music you could deconstruct and dance to at the same time. Culture critic David Bowman tells the fascinating story of how this brain trust of talented musicians turned pop music on its head. From the…    
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Book details

List price: $14.95
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 11/26/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 416
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

David Bowman was born in Racine, Wisconsin on December 8, 1957. His interest in writing first emerged while studying music at the Interlochen Arts Academy High School in Interlochen, Michigan. He briefly attended Putney College in Vermont, before moving to New York to write while working as a bartender and as a clerk at a bookstore. His works include Let the Dog Drive, Bunny Modern, and This Must Be the Place. He died from a cerebral hemorrhage on February 27, 2012 at the age of 54.

Introduction
Memories can't wait
The Secret Life of Tina Weymouth
Byrned to a Crisp
Down Normal
Find Yourself a City to Live In
Uh-Oh, Love Comes to Town
In Vogue at CBGBs
Seymour Stein
A Former Modern Lover
These Are the Days My Friend: Summer '76
3-2-4
Before and After Eno
Talking Heads '77
Aspects of Byrne
King's lead hat
More Songs About Buildings and Food
Hoovering
Fear of Music
Remain in Light
Expanded Heads
Twyla Tharp
Cheaper Than Dancing Lessons
My Life in the Bush of Ghosts
Dysfunctional Family Dance
The Genius of Tina
Pagan TV Babies
The big suit
Speaking in Tongues
Stop Making Sense
We Begin Bombing in Five Minutes
Little Creatures
True Stories from the Mid-Eighties
Voodoo Days
Shrunken heads
Wicked Little Doll
Bibliography and source notes
Discography
Filmography
Index