Picks and Pans Review: Most Intellectual Rock Band

updated 03/05/1984 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 03/05/1984 AT 01:00 AM EST

The Talking Heads released four albums from 1977 to 1980. They contained the most rhythmically complex music of a highly rhythmic time. Head Head David Byrne, left, and his cohorts also developed a unique style of lyric writing, focusing on identity, anxiety and self-improvement, including this concise definition of being spaced out: "Forgot the trouble/That's the trouble/With our love."

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