Music: ‘Stop Making Sense’ remains a perfect concert film | The Salt Lake Tribune

Many call this the best live concert film ever. I put it second in genre only to Scorsese’s Stones in “Shine A Light.”

Last night I dug out my old DVD. Ahh, Tina Weymouth on bass. And those incomparable backup singers! I could die with a smile….

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Watching “Stop Making Sense” today, it’s striking how timely Talking Heads’ anxiety-driven songs are. When Byrne sings “Our president’s crazy / did you hear what he said?” (in “Making Flippy Floppy”), it takes a moment to process that he was referencing Ronald Reagan, not the current White House occupant.

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http://www.sltrib.com/entertainment/5250095-155/stop-making-sense-remains-a-perfect
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Trouble in transit, got through the roadblock,
We blended in with the crowd
We got computers, we’re tapping phone lines,
I know that that ain’t allowed

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>3:15….

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=bE1Ro_wPGIU

== PT

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