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Talking Heads Coverfight 2013? (after Original Flava fight)

Postby Lunkhead » Mon Aug 26, 2013 11:05 am

I recently saw David Byrne and St. Vincent, and they totally blew my mind. Since then I've been listening to a Talking Heads station on Pandora a lot. Man, they have so many good songs. So, how about a Talking Heads coverfight? This would be for some time after the Original Flava coverfight that Niveous is organizing. I just wanted to get this queued up and get people thinking about it and gauge interest now.

EDIT: Songs posted Dec. 1st:

Ladies and gentlemen, I present the Talking Heads Cover Fight 2013!

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Featuring songs by:
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- and more ???
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Re: Talking Heads Coverfight 2013? (after Original Flava fig

Postby Niveous » Mon Aug 26, 2013 11:13 am

I would be interested. I love the Talking Heads. I would need some help to do it right but I would love to do a cover of "Lifetime Piling Up".

Would Talking Heads off-shoots count as well (like Tom Tom Club or The Heads)?
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Re: Talking Heads Coverfight 2013? (after Original Flava fig

Postby Lunkhead » Mon Aug 26, 2013 1:21 pm

Offshoots would be fine with me, but on the other hand, I'd personally be more excited about the Talking Heads covers.
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Re: Talking Heads Coverfight 2013? (after Original Flava fig

Postby glennny » Mon Aug 26, 2013 1:49 pm

lots of good Byrne solo, and Byrne and Eno stuff too. However I agree, that keeping it to Talking Heads would be my preference.
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Re: Talking Heads Coverfight 2013? (after Original Flava fig

Postby Generic » Mon Aug 26, 2013 2:12 pm

I might be in for this. Not sure what song yet.
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Re: Talking Heads Coverfight 2013? (after Original Flava fig

Postby Caravan Ray » Mon Aug 26, 2013 2:39 pm

77 and Remain in Light remain 2 of my favourite albums of all time.

I would have a crack at this
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Re: Talking Heads Coverfight 2013? (after Original Flava fig

Postby jack » Mon Aug 26, 2013 2:48 pm

I'd hit it.
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Re: Talking Heads Coverfight 2013? (after Original Flava fig

Postby glennny » Mon Aug 26, 2013 3:04 pm

C-Ray wrote:
77 and Remain in Light remain 2 of my favourite albums of all time.

THIS is what we have in common. Took this many years to figure it out ;)
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Re: Talking Heads Coverfight 2013? (after Original Flava fig

Postby Albatross » Mon Aug 26, 2013 5:43 pm

I couldn't NOT do this. Perhaps I'd tackle something from the Naked album, which isn't a huge favorite among the faithful but I love it to death.
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Re: Talking Heads Coverfight 2013? (after Original Flava fig

Postby Caravan Ray » Mon Aug 26, 2013 6:24 pm

I bags Listening Wind
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Re: Talking Heads Coverfight 2013? (after Original Flava fig

Postby Billy's Little Trip » Mon Aug 26, 2013 10:07 pm

I'm a big Talking Heads fan. If I didn't participate in this side fight, I'd feel unappreciative of organic experimental groove.

...Yes, I'm in. :ugeek:
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Re: Talking Heads Coverfight 2013? (after Original Flava fig

Postby HeuristicsInc » Tue Aug 27, 2013 9:33 am

Yes!! I've had my eyes on a TH cover for years but have never gotten around to it. This would be a good impetus.
Of course I already did a cover of "This Must Be the Place" for GOM 2006, but I'd do a new one for this :)
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Re: Talking Heads Coverfight 2013? (after Original Flava fig

Postby roymond » Tue Aug 27, 2013 1:23 pm

What's not to love?
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Postby j$ » Tue Aug 27, 2013 2:55 pm

Yes. Don't Worry About the Government, please.
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Re: Talking Heads Coverfight 2013? (after Original Flava fig

Postby Rabid Garfunkel » Thu Aug 29, 2013 1:00 pm

j$ wrote:Yes. Don't Worry About the Government, please.

Damnit, j$! :o That's a good one.

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Re: Talking Heads Coverfight 2013? (after Original Flava fig

Postby Spud » Thu Aug 29, 2013 10:55 pm

I am in, as long as you guys lose the "the". I mean, show some respect. THE Beatles. OK. The Stones. OK. The Chicagos? The Kraftwerks? The Weezer? No. It's Talking Heads, people.
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Re: Talking Heads Coverfight 2013? (after Original Flava fig

Postby Caravan Ray » Thu Aug 29, 2013 11:56 pm

"The Songfight!" has a nice ring to it
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Re: Talking Heads Coverfight 2013? (after Original Flava fig

Postby Niveous » Fri Aug 30, 2013 5:40 am

Caravan Ray wrote:"The Songfight!" has a nice ring to it


Drop the "the". Just "Songfight". It's cleaner.
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Postby Wages » Fri Aug 30, 2013 5:55 am

If the timing is right, Hoglen & Wages are in.
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Re: Talking Heads Coverfight 2013? (after Original Flava fig

Postby Caravan Ray » Fri Aug 30, 2013 7:35 am

Who is up for - beyond individual entries - a Supergroup effort where all participants contribute to putting a bit in for a mega-version of The Talking Head's, "The Psycho Killer"?
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Re: Talking Heads Coverfight 2013? (after Original Flava fig

Postby Billy's Little Trip » Fri Aug 30, 2013 8:07 am

Caravan Ray wrote:Who is up for - beyond individual entries - a Supergroup effort where all participants contribute to putting a bit in for a mega-version of The Talking Head's, "The Psycho Killer"?

Psycho killer is the song I was planning on for the psychotics, lol. But I think a collab would be fa fa fa fa fa fa fa fa fa far better. ;)

We need to get The Spud in on it too. He needs to get back in the swing. :P
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Re: Talking Heads Coverfight 2013? (after Original Flava fig

Postby Wages » Fri Aug 30, 2013 7:14 pm

Caravan Ray wrote:Who is up for - beyond individual entries - a Supergroup effort where all participants contribute to putting a bit in for a mega-version of The Talking Head's, "The Psycho Killer"?


Incredible!
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