“And I don’t know what you expect starring into the TV set”

Talking Heads, Speaking in Tongues, 1983

David Byrne/ Talking Heads, song quote from “Burning Down the House”, 1983. Complete lyrics

7 covers of Burning Down the House, over 30 years across genres: Do you have a classic?


Last but not least

Talking Heads approach to lyrics in this David Letterman video (at about 4:00)