Slippery People Song Lyrics

Talking Heads

Talking Heads Speaking in Tongues cover art
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What about the time?
You were rollin' over
Fall on your face
You must be having fun

Walk lightly!
Think of a time.
You'd best believe
This thing is real

Put away that gun
And this part is simple
Try to recognize
What is in your mind

Track Listing


12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Burning Down the House
  • 2 Making Flippy Floppy
  • 3 Girlfriend Is Better
  • 4 Slippery People
  • 5 I Get Wild/Wild Gravity
  • 6 Swamp
  • 7 Moon Rocks
  • 8 Pull Up the Roots
  • 9 This Must Be the Place (Naive Melody)


  • credits


    publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
    writers: Chris Frantz, Christopher Frantz, David Byrne, Jerry Harrison, Tina Weymouth
    album: Track 4 in album Speaking in Tongues
    release date: 1983-5-31
    popularity : 110 users have visited this page.
    genres: Electronic Rock Funk / Soul
    styles: Alternative Rock/Funk/New Wave/Post-Punk/Synth-pop
    length: 3:33
    producer: Talking Heads
    guest background vocals: Dolette McDonald and Nona Hendryx
    vocal: David Byrne
    mixer: Alex Sadkin
    engineer: Butch Jones and Alex Sadkin
    background vocals: Jerry Harrison, Tina Weymouth and Chris Frantz
    mastering: Ted Jensen
    guest saxophone: Dickie Landry
    guest percussion: Raphael DeJesus
    synthesizer & drums: Chris Frantz
    guitar & keyboard: Jerry Harrison
    guitar & bass & synthesizer: Tina Weymouth
    assistant engineer: Franklin Gibson, Jay Mark and John Convertino
    percussion & bass & keyboard & guitars: David Byrne
    composer: David Byrne, Jerry Harrison, Tina Weymouth, Chris Frantz
    lyricist: David Byrne

    Album Information

    label: Sire Records
    country(area): United States
    format: 12" Vinyl
    barcode: 075992388313
    script: Latin