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David Byrne 2009: Photo By Ros O'Gorman

David Byrne 2009: Photo By Ros O'Gorman

Talking Heads Unreleased Tracks Surface LISTEN

by Paul Cashmere on December 29, 2013

in News

A goldmine of Talking Heads unreleased songs and demos have been placed online.

The tracks were revealed at the Talking-Heads.nl, the official information website for all things Talking-Heads.

http://www.talking-heads.nl

One of the finds is an unreleased like track titled ‘Theme’ from 1976 and recorded at CBGB’s in New York.

Webmaster Francey explains, “A recently surfaced live recording of Talking Heads playing live in New York on July 30, 1976 features a yet unknown track. The instrumental song is introduced by David Byrne as “Theme” and never developed into a complete song. Talking Heads played two sets at legendary venue CBGB’s that night, opening both times for Television. The recording if of the first Talking Heads set of that night. It’s unknown whether it was played during the second set as well. David Byrne introduces the track as “We call it ‘Theme,’ but then we just keep it to ourselves.”

Listen to the demos here

Theme (unreleased from 1976 CBGB concert)

Other Talking Heads rarities

Hey Hey (unreleased from Little Creatures)

Love For Sale (unreleased demo from True Stories)

Road To Nowhere (demo from Little Creatures)

Wild Wild Life (demo from True Stories)

People Like This (demo from Little Stories)

City of Dreams (demo from True Stories)

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