Who Sang Electric Guitar? Talking Heads

Talking Heads Fear of Music cover art

Some other versions of "Electric Guitar"
Credits
publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
writers: David Byrne, Jerry Harrison
release date: 1979-8-3
genres: Electronic Rock Funk / Soul Pop
styles: Alternative Rock/Leftfield/Art Rock/Pop Rock/Disco
length: 3:03
producer: Talking Heads and Brian Eno
Electric guitar gets run over by a car on the highway
This is a crime against the state
This is the meaning of life.

To tune this electric guitar

An electric guitar is brought in to a court of law
The judge and the jury (twelve members of the jury)
All listening to records
This is a crime against the state
This is the verdict they reach:

Never listen to electric guitar

Electric guitar is copies, the copy sounds better
Call this the law of justice, call this freedom and liberty
I thought I perjure myself, right in front of the jury!
Is this a crime against the state? No!
This is the verdict they reach:

Someone controls electric guitar.



Tracklist
12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 I Zimbra
  • 2 Mind
  • 3 Paper
  • 4 Cities
  • 5 Life During Wartime
  • 6 Memories Can’t Wait
  • 7 Air
  • 8 Heaven
  • 9 Animals
  • 10 Electric Guitar
  • 11 Drugs

  • Album Information
    label: Sire Records
    country(area): United States
    format: 12" Vinyl
    script: Latin