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The best album by Talking Heads is Remain In Light which is ranked number 48 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 35,652.

Talking Heads is ranked number 37 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 63,134.

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:1,140 charts
Rank in 1980:1Rank Score:35,653
Rank in 1980s5Overall Rank:48
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,322 votes)
Comments: 107 comments
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2.

Fear Of MusicUnited States Talking Heads
Year of Release:1979Appears in:479 charts
Rank in 1979:5Rank Score:7,842
Rank in 1970s82Overall Rank:302
Average Rating:  83/100 (602 votes)
Comments: 22 comments
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3.

Stop Making SenseUnited States Talking Heads
Year of Release:1984Appears in:243 charts
Rank in 1984:13Rank Score:4,822
Rank in 1980s63Overall Rank:462
Average Rating:  81/100 (398 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
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Talking Heads: 77United States Talking Heads
Year of Release:1977Appears in:315 charts
Rank in 1977:17Rank Score:4,333
Rank in 1970s129Overall Rank:509
Average Rating:  82/100 (475 votes)
Comments: 26 comments
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5.

More Songs About Buildings And FoodUnited States Talking Heads
Year of Release:1978Appears in:292 charts
Rank in 1978:10Rank Score:3,905
Rank in 1970s136Overall Rank:554
Average Rating:  82/100 (423 votes)
Comments: 24 comments
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6.

Speaking In TonguesUnited States Talking Heads
Year of Release:1983Appears in:239 charts
Rank in 1983:8Rank Score:3,173
Rank in 1980s104Overall Rank:672
Average Rating:  79/100 (360 votes)
Comments: 15 comments
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7.

The Name Of This Band Is Talking HeadsUnited States Talking Heads
Year of Release:1982Appears in:86 charts
Rank in 1982:28Rank Score:1,197
Rank in 1980s258Overall Rank:1,574
Average Rating:  78/100 (134 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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Little CreaturesUnited States Talking Heads
Year of Release:1985Appears in:144 charts
Rank in 1985:22Rank Score:1,117
Rank in 1980s268Overall Rank:1,668
Average Rating:  75/100 (210 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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9.

NakedUnited States Talking Heads
Year of Release:1988Appears in:60 charts
Rank in 1988:52Rank Score:472
Rank in 1980s535Overall Rank:3,279
Average Rating:  68/100 (140 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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10.

True StoriesUnited States Talking Heads
Year of Release:1986Appears in:47 charts
Rank in 1986:64Rank Score:367
Rank in 1980s648Overall Rank:4,030
Average Rating:  69/100 (109 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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Overall band rank: 37

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 (464 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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2.Psycho Killer
(from the album Talking Heads: 77)
 91/100 (261 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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3.Once In A Lifetime
(from the album Stop Making Sense)
 91/100 (98 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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4.This Must Be The Place (Naive Melody)
(from the album Speaking In Tongues)
 91/100 (115 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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5.Psycho Killer
(from the album Stop Making Sense)
 90/100 (90 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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6.Burning Down The House
(from the album Stop Making Sense)
 89/100 (77 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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7.Born Under Punches (The Heat Goes On)
(from the album Remain In Light)
 89/100 (312 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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8.Burning Down The House
(from the album Speaking In Tongues)
 89/100 (123 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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9.Life During Wartime
(from the album Fear Of Music)
 89/100 (164 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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10.Heaven
(from the album Fear Of Music)
 88/100 (123 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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11.Crosseyed And Painless
(from the album Remain In Light)
 88/100 (269 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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12.Life During Wartime
(from the album Stop Making Sense)
 88/100 (53 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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13.Take Me To The River
(from the album More Songs About Buildings And Food)
 87/100 (100 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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14.The Great Curve
(from the album Remain In Light)
 87/100 (253 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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15.I Zimbra
(from the album Fear Of Music)
 87/100 (126 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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16.Cities
(from the album Fear Of Music)
 87/100 (129 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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17.Pulled Up
(from the album Talking Heads: 77)
 86/100 (98 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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18.Road To Nowhere
(from the album Little Creatures)
 86/100 (71 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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19.Mind
(from the album Fear Of Music)
 86/100 (112 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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20.Air
(from the album Fear Of Music)
 86/100 (108 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Talking Heads ratings

Average Rating: 
86/100 (from 195 votes)
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85/100
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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Rating:  
95/100
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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From AlvaroArana 07/24/2013 21:52
So cool.
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