From Psycho Killer to the Monster Mash, these Halloween songs are classics.
Halloween is the second greatest holiday for music (after good ol’ Christmas, of course) with an insane number of songs having been written about the spooky festival, monsters, witches and zombies. Only a few, however, have ever become ultimate Halloween staples and a party at this time of year isn’t the same without these timeless classics.
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10. Ghost Town - The Specials
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'Remain In Light', Talking Heads masterpiece, is "culturally, historically and artistically significant"
On the 8th October 1980 Talking Heads released not only one of their most significant albums but also one of the most significant albums of the last 50 years when they released their fourth album, Remain In Light. Only 14 months after Talking Heads had released their very well received third album, Fear Of Music, David Byrne and his band were back with possibly the greatest album they ever made. Bryne and Eno worked their magic to deliver up an extraordinary album that has not only stood the test of time extremely well but also one that has inspired countless artists in it's incredible wake.
David Byrne's imagination, coupled with some outstanding arrangements and production, give up an album that was truly groundbreaking at the time. Inspired by African rhythms, and in particular the work of Afro-Beat pioneer Fela Kuti, Remain In Light brought to the fore a musical landscape that was hither to unheard of in mainstream music at the beginning of the 80's.
He's working on a positivity project called 'Reasons to be Cheerful'.
Former Talking Heads frontman David Byrne is set to drop his first solo album in 14 years, with 'American Utopia' due to be released this Spring. A sneak peek in the form of new single 'Everybody's Coming To My House' was released last week.
David Byrne performing alongside St. Vincent
With the help of Robert Edridge-Waks, he launched a minimalist animated video for the lead single, which he co-wrote with his longtime friend and collaborator Brian Eno. The song also features contributors the likes of Sampha, TTY and Isaiah Barr of Onyx Collective.