Thursday, 12 April 2012

Talking Heads - Psycho Killer (Old Grey Whistle Test, 1978)

Talking Heads, Psycho Killer, Live, Old Grey Whistle Test, BBC, 1978, mp3
Lumpy but thrilling live version.

Major props to Tina Weymouth whose primitive but perfectly-judged bass propels this live version of 'Psycho Killer' forwards before taking centre stage in a Krautrock jam of a coda which has to be heard.

A great Talking Heads song, of course, but where this version loses a little in terms of razor sharpness, it gains massively in terms of the interplay between the guitars and the aforementioned Can-tastic coda where the drums cut loose and David Byrne almost pops the top button on his polo shirt.

Download Talking Heads - Psycho Killer (Old Grey Whistle Test, 1978, Talking Heads mp3) (Divshare)

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