Talking Heads

Live USA

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A German pressing of an oft-pressed bootleg, straight from a live radio broadcast, found elsewhere as Memories Can't Wait or The Live Experience. The date is August 8, 1979, the venue the Berkeley Performance Center, Berkeley. The audio quality is excellent and the band is touring in support of Fear of Music. This not only means some of their edgier songs, but earlier numbers like "The Book I Read," "Warning Sign," and "Psycho Killer" get a spit and polish, reshaped in line with the paranoia of their third album. It's also proof how sharp the band was live.

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