Psycho Killer (track) by Talking Heads

Psycho Killer by Talking Heads
Year: 1984
From the album Stop Making Sense (track #1)
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91/100 (from 181 votes)
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Psycho Killer appears on the following album(s) by Talking Heads:

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TALKING HEADS Psycho Killer/Take Me To The River 12" NEW VINYL David Byrne
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91/100 (from 181 votes)
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From 12/12/2015 14:17
What an album opener! The definitive version.
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