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The best album by Talking Heads is Remain In Light which is ranked number 46 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 37,135.

Talking Heads is ranked number 33 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 66,232.

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Talking Heads best albums

The following albums by Talking Heads are ranked highest in the greatest album charts:

Sort byOverall Rank | Number of Charts | Average Rating | Number of Ratings | Release Date | Title
RankAlbumArtist
1.

Remain In LightUnited States Talking Heads
Year of Release:1980Appears in:1,189 charts
Rank in 1980:1Rank Score:37,165
Rank in 1980s5Overall Rank:46
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,366 votes)
Comments: 110 comments
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2.

Fear Of MusicUnited States Talking Heads
Year of Release:1979Appears in:502 charts
Rank in 1979:4Rank Score:8,304
Rank in 1970s79Overall Rank:292
Average Rating:  83/100 (627 votes)
Comments: 24 comments
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3.

Stop Making SenseUnited States Talking Heads
Year of Release:1984Appears in:263 charts
Rank in 1984:11Rank Score:5,164
Rank in 1980s61Overall Rank:449
Average Rating:  81/100 (415 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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Talking Heads: 77United States Talking Heads
Year of Release:1977Appears in:335 charts
Rank in 1977:17Rank Score:4,517
Rank in 1970s126Overall Rank:503
Average Rating:  82/100 (497 votes)
Comments: 26 comments
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More Songs About Buildings And FoodUnited States Talking Heads
Year of Release:1978Appears in:304 charts
Rank in 1978:10Rank Score:4,063
Rank in 1970s136Overall Rank:551
Average Rating:  82/100 (438 votes)
Comments: 24 comments
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6.

Speaking In TonguesUnited States Talking Heads
Year of Release:1983Appears in:263 charts
Rank in 1983:8Rank Score:3,452
Rank in 1980s97Overall Rank:643
Average Rating:  79/100 (383 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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The Name Of This Band Is Talking HeadsUnited States Talking Heads
Year of Release:1982Appears in:91 charts
Rank in 1982:26Rank Score:1,298
Rank in 1980s253Overall Rank:1,516
Average Rating:  78/100 (137 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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Little CreaturesUnited States Talking Heads
Year of Release:1985Appears in:153 charts
Rank in 1985:22Rank Score:1,146
Rank in 1980s270Overall Rank:1,676
Average Rating:  74/100 (220 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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NakedUnited States Talking Heads
Year of Release:1988Appears in:64 charts
Rank in 1988:54Rank Score:482
Rank in 1980s544Overall Rank:3,313
Average Rating:  68/100 (144 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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True StoriesUnited States Talking Heads
Year of Release:1986Appears in:52 charts
Rank in 1986:74Rank Score:315
Rank in 1980s753Overall Rank:4,634
Average Rating:  69/100 (115 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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Overall band rank: 33

This may not be a complete discography for Talking Heads. This listing only shows those albums by this artist that appear in at least one chart on this site. If an album is 'missing' that you think deserves to be here, you can include it in your own chart from the My Charts page!

Talking Heads best tracks

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1.Once In A Lifetime
(from the album Remain In Light)
 92/100 (483 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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2.Psycho Killer
(from the album Talking Heads: 77)
 91/100 (272 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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3.This Must Be The Place (Naive Melody)
(from the album Speaking In Tongues)
 91/100 (120 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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4.Once In A Lifetime
(from the album Stop Making Sense)
 90/100 (101 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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5.Psycho Killer
(from the album Stop Making Sense)
 90/100 (93 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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6.Born Under Punches (The Heat Goes On)
(from the album Remain In Light)
 89/100 (328 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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7.Burning Down The House
(from the album Stop Making Sense)
 89/100 (82 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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8.Burning Down The House
(from the album Speaking In Tongues)
 89/100 (130 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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9.Life During Wartime
(from the album Fear Of Music)
 89/100 (169 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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10.Heaven
(from the album Fear Of Music)
 88/100 (128 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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11.Life During Wartime
(from the album Stop Making Sense)
 88/100 (57 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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12.Crosseyed And Painless
(from the album Remain In Light)
 88/100 (284 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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13.Take Me To The River
(from the album More Songs About Buildings And Food)
 87/100 (104 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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14.Cities
(from the album Fear Of Music)
 87/100 (134 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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15.The Great Curve
(from the album Remain In Light)
 87/100 (268 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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16.I Zimbra
(from the album Fear Of Music)
 86/100 (131 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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17.Pulled Up
(from the album Talking Heads: 77)
 86/100 (105 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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18.Mind
(from the album Fear Of Music)
 86/100 (117 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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19.Air
(from the album Fear Of Music)
 86/100 (113 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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20.Road To Nowhere
(from the album Little Creatures)
 86/100 (76 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Talking Heads ratings

Average Rating: 
86/100 (from 201 votes)
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From Liedzeit 06/11/2017 08:13
Sensational debut. Very good second album. Some acceptable stuff from then on but nothing of grate value.
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From Deckiller 02/12/2017 04:52
Creative!
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From Mountandrew 12/22/2016 04:33
Fantastic band, definitely one of my favorite bands to come from the 70s and 80s. Great original content, with their own unique style placed into each album.
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From Matt-R 11/14/2016 02:21
Super consistent band, I love their albums before and including Remain In Light, afterwards are still alright.
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From timcrapnell 10/17/2015 20:27
Always good.
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From colonelchibbers 03/28/2015 16:34
Great artists, especially when Brian Eno was in the studio.
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From BraddlesHendo 12/03/2014 09:26
A great band totally original.
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Rating:  
90/100
From HoldenM 04/28/2014 08:30
Innovative, ingenious, and so much fun. One of the best bands ever.
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From bonafini 01/13/2014 03:18
Shouldn't it be marked as 'mixed nationality' since David Byrne is scottish?
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From bonafini 08/19/2013 21:34
funkiest band to ever exist. david byrne is god.
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