Psycho Killer Lyrics

Talking Heads


publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
writers: David Byrne, Christopher Frantz, Tina Weymouth
album: Track 8 in album Talking Heads: 77
release date: 1977-9-16
popularity : 29 users have visited this page.
length: 4:21
engineer: Ed Stasium
drums: Chris Frantz
guitar: David Byrne, Jerry Harrison
keyboard: Jerry Harrison
bass: Tina Weymouth
producer: Lance Quinn, Tony Bongiovi, Talking Heads
vocal: Jerry Harrison
lead vocals: David Byrne
composer: David Byrne
lyricist: David Byrne, Tina Weymouth, Chris Frantz

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I can't seem to face up to the facts
I'm tense and nervous and I
Can't relax
I can't sleep 'cause my bed's on fire
Don't touch me I'm a real live wire

[Chorus:]
Psycho Killer
Qu'est-ce que c'est
Fa-fa-fa-fa-fa-fa-fa-fa-fa-far better
Run run run run run run run away
Psycho Killer
Qu'est-ce que c'est
Fa-fa-fa-fa-fa-fa-fa-fa-fa-far better
Run, run, run, run, run, run, run, away

You start a conversation you can't even finish it.
You're talking a lot, but you're not saying anything.
When I have nothing to say, my lips are sealed.
Say something once, why say it again?

[Chorus]

Ce que j'ai fais, ce soir la
Ce qu'elle a dit, ce soir la
Realisant mon espoir
Je me lance, vers la gloire, OK
We are vain and we are blind
I hate people when they're not polite

[Chorus]

Oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh

Track Listing

  • 1 Uh‐Oh, Love Comes to Town
  • 2 New Feeling
  • 3 Tentative Decisions
  • 4 Happy Day
  • 5 Who Is It?
  • 6 No Compassion
  • 7 The Book I Read
  • 8 Don’t Worry About the Government
  • 9 First Week/Last Week…Carefree
  • 10 Psycho Killer
  • 11 Pulled Up