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List Rules Vote for your favorite Talking Heads songs, not just singles and hits.

List of the best Talking Heads songs, ranked by fans like you. The band was widely praised for pioneering art rock with their avant-garde approach to songwriting. This unique style helped in writing some of music's most well known pop songs, such as "Burning Down The House" or Psycho Killer".

This list includes every Talking Heads single, but true fans know there are a wealth of others to choose from. Music videos and audio videos are included next to each song name, so if you haven't heard it you can listen to it right here on this page. Is one of your favorite Talking Heads songs missing from this poll? Add it to the list so it has a chance to rise to the top. If the order of this list bothers you, then stick it to the man by creating your own version and re-ranking it. Simply click the "Rerank List" button and you can put the songs in whatever order you like.

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Psycho Killer Talking Heads: 77

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Road to Nowhere Little Creatures

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The Girls Want to Be With the Girls More Songs About Buildings and Food

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Once in a Lifetime Remain in Light

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Burning Down the House is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Talking Heads Songs of All Time
Burning Down the House Speaking in Tongues

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The Great Curve Remain in Light

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Crosseyed and Painless Remain in Light

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And She Was Little Creatures

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Life During Wartime Fear of Music

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Dream Operator True Stories

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Stay Hungry More Songs About Buildings and Food

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Swamp Speaking in Tongues

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Take Me to the River More Songs About Buildings and Food

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Girlfriend Is Better Speaking in Tongues

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Bill Naked

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The Lady Don't Mind Little Creatures

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Ruby Dear Naked

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Slippery People is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Talking Heads Songs of All Time
Slippery People Speaking in Tongues

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Listening Wind Remain in Light

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Pull Up the Roots Speaking in Tongues

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Puzzlin' Evidence True Stories

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Cool Water Naked

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People Like Us True Stories

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Air Fear of Music

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This Must Be the Place (Naive ... is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Talking Heads Songs of All Time

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Creatures of Love Little Creatures

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Totally Nude Naked

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City of Dreams True Stories

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Found a Job More Songs About Buildings and Food

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Houses in Motion Remain in Light

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Blind Naked

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I Zimbra Fear of Music

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Heaven Fear of Music

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Pulled Up Talking Heads: 77

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Cities Fear of Music

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Making Flippy Floppy Speaking in Tongues

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Seen and Not Seen Remain in Light

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Thank You for Sending Me an Angel More Songs About Buildings and Food

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Warning Sign More Songs About Buildings and Food, Remain in Light

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The Big Country More Songs About Buildings and Food

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Memories Can't Wait Fear of Music

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Stay Up Late Little Creatures

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Mind Fear of Music

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Who Is It? Talking Heads: 77