Dream Operator Song Lyrics

Talking Heads

Talking Heads True Stories cover art
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When you were little
You dreamed you were big
You must have been something
A real tiny kid

You wish you were me
I wish I was you
Now don't you wake up
The dream will come true

Every dream has a name
And names tell your story
This song is your dream
You're the dream operator

Track Listing


CD 1
  • 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 (extended mix)


  • credits


    publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
    writers: David Byrne
    album: Track 7 in album True Stories
    release date: 1986-10-7
    popularity : 58 users have visited this page.
    genres: Electronic Rock Stage & Screen
    styles: Alternative Rock/New Wave/Pop Rock/Rock & Roll
    length: 4:39
    drums: Chris Frantz
    vocal: David Byrne
    mixer: Eric Thorngren
    recorded by: Eric Thorngren
    bass: Tina Weymouth
    background vocals: Jerry Harrison and Tina Weymouth
    guitar: David Byrne
    keyboard: Jerry Harrison
    mastering: Jack Skinner
    composer: David Byrne
    lyricist: David Byrne

    Album Information

    label: Sire Records
    country(area): United States
    format: CD
    barcode: 075992551229
    script: Latin