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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 38,224.

Talking Heads is ranked number 34 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 68,185.

Members who like this artist also like: Joy Division, R.E.M. and The Clash.

Talking Heads official website: http://www.talking-heads.nl

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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:1,233 charts
Rank in 1980:1Rank Score:38,224
Rank in 1980s5Overall Rank:46
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,413 votes)
Comments: 113 comments
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2.

Fear Of MusicUnited States Talking Heads
Year of Release:1979Appears in:528 charts
Rank in 1979:4Rank Score:8,536
Rank in 1970s78Overall Rank:291
Average Rating:  83/100 (649 votes)
Comments: 24 comments
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3.

Stop Making SenseUnited States Talking Heads
Year of Release:1984Appears in:273 charts
Rank in 1984:11Rank Score:5,357
Rank in 1980s60Overall Rank:443
Average Rating:  81/100 (425 votes)
Comments: 15 comments
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4.

Talking Heads: 77United States Talking Heads
Year of Release:1977Appears in:362 charts
Rank in 1977:16Rank Score:4,700
Rank in 1970s124Overall Rank:502
Average Rating:  82/100 (516 votes)
Comments: 27 comments
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5.

More Songs About Buildings And FoodUnited States Talking Heads
Year of Release:1978Appears in:321 charts
Rank in 1978:10Rank Score:4,119
Rank in 1970s138Overall Rank:559
Average Rating:  82/100 (449 votes)
Comments: 24 comments
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6.

Speaking In TonguesUnited States Talking Heads
Year of Release:1983Appears in:279 charts
Rank in 1983:9Rank Score:3,587
Rank in 1980s97Overall Rank:637
Average Rating:  79/100 (392 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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The Name Of This Band Is Talking HeadsUnited States Talking Heads
Year of Release:1982Appears in:95 charts
Rank in 1982:28Rank Score:1,314
Rank in 1980s254Overall Rank:1,546
Average Rating:  78/100 (139 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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8.

Little CreaturesUnited States Talking Heads
Year of Release:1985Appears in:158 charts
Rank in 1985:23Rank Score:1,154
Rank in 1980s277Overall Rank:1,707
Average Rating:  74/100 (227 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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9.

NakedUnited States Talking Heads
Year of Release:1988Appears in:68 charts
Rank in 1988:54Rank Score:492
Rank in 1980s544Overall Rank:3,349
Average Rating:  69/100 (144 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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10.

True StoriesUnited States Talking Heads
Year of Release:1986Appears in:56 charts
Rank in 1986:74Rank Score:321
Rank in 1980s755Overall Rank:4,708
Average Rating:  69/100 (118 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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Overall band rank: 34

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 (508 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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2.Psycho Killer
(from the album Talking Heads: 77)
 91/100 (284 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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3.This Must Be The Place (Naive Melody)
(from the album Speaking In Tongues)
 91/100 (134 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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4.Once In A Lifetime
(from the album Stop Making Sense)
 91/100 (111 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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5.Psycho Killer
(from the album Stop Making Sense)
 90/100 (103 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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6.Born Under Punches (The Heat Goes On)
(from the album Remain In Light)
 90/100 (345 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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7.Burning Down The House
(from the album Stop Making Sense)
 89/100 (89 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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8.Burning Down The House
(from the album Speaking In Tongues)
 89/100 (141 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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9.Life During Wartime
(from the album Fear Of Music)
 89/100 (176 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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10.Heaven
(from the album Fear Of Music)
 88/100 (136 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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11.Life During Wartime
(from the album Stop Making Sense)
 88/100 (60 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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12.Crosseyed And Painless
(from the album Remain In Light)
 88/100 (301 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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13.Cities
(from the album Fear Of Music)
 87/100 (142 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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14.Take Me To The River
(from the album More Songs About Buildings And Food)
 87/100 (112 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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15.The Great Curve
(from the album Remain In Light)
 87/100 (284 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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16.I Zimbra
(from the album Fear Of Music)
 86/100 (139 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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17.Air
(from the album Fear Of Music)
 86/100 (119 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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18.Girlfriend Is Better
(from the album Speaking In Tongues)
 86/100 (80 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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19.Pulled Up
(from the album Talking Heads: 77)
 86/100 (111 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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20.Mind
(from the album Fear Of Music)
 86/100 (124 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Talking Heads ratings

Average Rating: 
86/100 (from 208 votes)
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90/100
From thomasnotreally 11/09/2017 12:00
David Byrne is a God.
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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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85/100
From Deckiller 02/12/2017 04:52
Creative!
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95/100
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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Rating:  
95/100
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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Rating:  
100/100
From bonafini 01/13/2014 03:18
Shouldn't it be marked as 'mixed nationality' since David Byrne is scottish?
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