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The best album credited to Talking Heads is Remain In Light which is ranked number 30 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 35,263.

Talking Heads is ranked number 22 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 62,763.

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

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Little Creatures by Talking Heads (CD, Sire)
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Start Making Sense: Talking Heads Tribute
Brooklyn Bowl Nashville, Nashville, United States. United States
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Houses In Motion: Talking Heads Tribute
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Start Making Sense: A Talking Heads Tribute
Elevation 27, Virginia Beach, United States. United States
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Talking Heads best albums

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

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906
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555
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Total albums: 15. Page 1 of 2

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 bestography composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 0 0%
1940s 0 0%
1950s 0 0%
1960s 0 0%
1970s 4 0%
1980s 7 0%
1990s 2 0%
2000s 2 0%
2010s 0 0%
2020s 0 0%
Compilation? Albums %
No 11 73%
Yes 4 27%
Live? Albums %
No 12 80%
Yes 3 20%

Talking Heads best tracks

Include tracks from compilations & live albums | Exclude tracks from compilations & live albums The same track can appear on multiple albums, so excluding tracks from compilations and live albums helps to remove duplicates from this list.

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1.
Rating: 93 (746 votes)Comments: 16
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(from the album Remain In Light)
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Rating: 92 (418 votes)Comments: 5
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(from the album Talking Heads: 77)
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Rating: 89 (237 votes)Comments: 1
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(from the album Speaking In Tongues)
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Rating: 89 (444 votes)Comments: 10
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(from the album Remain In Light)
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Rating: 89 (272 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Fear Of Music)
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Rating: 89 (450 votes)Comments: 4
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(from the album Remain In Light)
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Rating: 89 (232 votes)Comments: 2
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(from the album Fear Of Music)
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Rating: 88 (127 votes)Comments: 1
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(from the album Little Creatures)
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Rating: 88 (224 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Fear Of Music)
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Rating: 87 (151 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Speaking In Tongues)
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Rating: 87 (229 votes)Comments: 1
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(from the album Fear Of Music)
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Rating: 87 (168 votes)Comments: 1
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(from the album Talking Heads: 77)
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Rating: 86 (176 votes)Comments: 2
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(from the album Talking Heads: 77)
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Rating: 85 (198 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Fear Of Music)
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Rating: 85 (392 votes)Comments: 2
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(from the album Remain In Light)
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Rating: 85 (100 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Little Creatures)
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Rating: 85 (202 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Fear Of Music)
N.B. Tracks must have received at least 3 ratings to appear in the above list.

Talking Heads ratings

Average Rating: 
86/100 (from 264 votes)
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This artist is rated in the top 1% of all artists on BestEverAlbums.com. This artist has a Bayesian average rating of 86.4/100, a mean average of 86.3/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 86.8/100. The standard deviation for this artist is 12.4.

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From 05/13/2021 13:15
highly influential, but really inconsistent childish music too
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From 01/17/2020 02:40
An iconic band that was very unique and innovative. Great frontman with an awesome voice and amazing musicians backing him. They started fully formed and consistently surprised with their interpretations of different genres. Check out their concert movie Stop Making Sense.
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From 09/27/2018 17:39
Wonderful Band. Still underrated for some reason.
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From 09/25/2018 02:20
So basically every song is a sick ass banger with eccentric vocals from David Byrne.
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From 07/05/2018 12:51
This is one of my favourite bands of All Time. Great vibes, upbeat melodies and top-notch production by Brian Eno. However, it's a shame that they didn't manage to maintain their quality streak after releasing 5 classics in a row. The last 3 studio albums released after "Speaking in Tongues" don't match the epicness of their predecessors, which is the only thing that prevents me from giving this band a perfect score.
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From 11/09/2017 12:00
David Byrne is a God.
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From 06/11/2017 08:13
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From 02/12/2017 04:52
Creative!
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From 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 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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