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The Talking Heads are considered one of the best art rock bands and greatest musical artists of the 80s and late 70s. Here's a crowdsourced list of the best Talking Heads albums, including pictures of the album covers. This Talking Heads discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Talking Heads albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included Talking Heads singles, live albums, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums (yes, the live Stop Making Sense album is probably the best place to start if you are new to the Talking Heads, but this list is for hardcore fans). If you think the greatest Talking Heads album isn't high enough on the list, then be sure to vote for it so it receives the credit it deserves. Make sure you don't just vote for critically acclaimed albums; if you have a favorite Talking Heads album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

If you want to know, "What is the Best Talking Heads album of all time?" or "What are the top Talking Heads albums?" then this list will answer your questions. Most fans and critics rate Remain in Light and Fear of Music highest, but some prefer the mid-80s period. 

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Remain in Light is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Talking Heads Albums of All Time
Remain in Light 1980

1. Born Under Punches (The Heat Goes On)
2. Crosseyed and Painless
3. The Great Curve
4. Once in a Lifetime
5. Houses in Motion
6. Seen and Not Seen
7. Listening Wind
8. The Overload

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Fear of Music is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Talking Heads Albums of All Time
Fear of Music 1979

1. I Zimbra
2. Mind
3. Paper
4. Cities
5. Life During Wartime
6. Memories Can't Wait
7. Air
8. Heaven
9. Animals
10. Electric Guitar
11. Drugs

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Talking Heads: 77 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Talking Heads Albums of All Time
Talking Heads: 77 1977

1. Uh-Oh, Love Comes to Town
2. New Feeling
3. Tentative Decisions
4. Happy Day
5. Who Is It?
6. No Compassion
7. The Book I Read
8. Don't Worry About the Government
9. First Week/Last Week… Carefree
10. Psycho Killer
11. Pulled Up

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More Songs About Buildings and... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Talking Heads Albums of All Time
More Songs About Buildings and Food 1978

1. Thank You for Sending Me an Angel
2. With Our Love
3. The Good Thing
4. Warning Sign
5. The Girls Want to Be with the Girls
6. Found a Job[a]
7. Artists Only
8. I'm Not in Love
9. Stay Hungry
10. Take Me to the River
11. The Big Country

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Speaking in Tongues is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Talking Heads Albums of All Time
Speaking in Tongues 1983

1. Burning Down the House
2. Making Flippy Floppy
3. Girlfriend Is Better
4. Slippery People
5. I Get Wild/Wild Gravity
6. Swamp
7. Moon Rocks
8. Pull Up the Roots
9. This Must Be the Place (Naive Melody)

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Little Creatures is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Talking Heads Albums of All Time
Little Creatures 1985

1. And She Was
2. Give Me Back My Name
3. Creatures of Love
4. The Lady Don't Mind
5. Perfect World
6. Stay Up Late
7. Walk It Down
8. Television Man
9. Road to Nowhere

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True Stories is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Talking Heads Albums of All Time
True Stories 1986

1. Love for Sale
2. Puzzlin' Evidence
3. Hey Now
4. Papa Legba
5. Wild Wild Life
6. Radio Head
7. Dream Operator
8. People Like Us
9. City of Dreams
10. Wild Wild Life
11. Papa Legba
12. Radio Head

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Naked is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Talking Heads Albums of All Time
Naked 1988

1. Blind
2. Mr. Jones
3. Totally Nude
4. Ruby Dear
5. (Nothing But) Flowers
6. The Democratic Circus
7. The Facts of Life
8. Mommy Daddy You and I
9. Big Daddy
10. Bill
11. Cool Water