Found a Job Lyrics

Talking Heads


publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
writers: David Byrne
album: Track 17 in album More Songs About Buildings and Food
release date: 1978-7-21
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length: 5:02
assistant engineer: Benji Armbrister
engineer: Rhett Davies
guitar: Brian Eno, David Byrne, Jerry Harrison
drums: Chris Frantz
synthesizer: Brian Eno, David Byrne, Jerry Harrison
percussion: Chris Frantz, Brian Eno
organ: Jerry Harrison
piano: Jerry Harrison, Brian Eno
bass: Tina Weymouth
mix: Brian Eno, Ed Stasium
producer: Talking Heads, Brian Eno
background vocals: Jerry Harrison, Brian Eno
lead vocals: David Byrne
composer: David Byrne
lyricist: David Byrne

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"Damn that television what a bad picture"!
"Don't get upset, it's not a major disaster".
"There's nothing on tonight", he said, "I don't know what's the matter"!
"Nothing's ever on", she said, "so I don't know why you bother."

We've heard this little scene, we've heard it many times.
People fighting over little things and wasting precious time.
They might be better off I think the way it seems to me.
Making up their own shows, which might be better than T.V.

[Chorus]
Judy's in the bedroom, inventing situations.
Bob is on the street today, scouting up locations.
They've enlisted all their family.
They've enlisted all their friends.
It helped saved their relationship,
And made it work again

Their show gets real high ratings, they think they have a hit.
There might even be a spin off, but they're not sure 'bout that.
If they ever watch T.V. again, it'd be too soon for them.
Bob never yells about the picture now, he's having too much fun.

Judy's in the bedroom, inventing situations.
Bob is on the street today, scouting up locations.
They've enlisted all their family.
They've enlisted all their friends.
It helped saved their relationship,
And made it work again

So think about this little scene; apply it to your life.
If your work isn't what you love, then something isn't right.
Just look at Bob and Judy; they're happy as can be,
Inventing situations, putting them on T.V.

Judy's in the bedroom, inventing situations.
Bob is on the street today, he's having a vacation.
They've enlisted all their family.
They've enlisted all their friends.
It helped saved their relationship,
And made it work again

Track Listing

  • 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
  • 7 Artists Only
  • 8 I’m Not in Love
  • 9 Stay Hungry
  • 10 Take Me to the River
  • 11 The Big Country