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Talk About The Passion

  • Rock
  • Alternative
  • Pop
  • Space
  • Punk
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  • 1983
  • 2011
  • 1982
  • 1999
  • 1988

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“Talk About the Passion” is a song by the American alternative rock band R.E.M., released as the second single released from its debut album Murmur in 1983 and a live performance at Larry’s Hideaway, Toronto, Canada, from July 9, 1983 was released on the 2008 Deluxe Edition reissue of that album. It was released in Europe only, on 12” vinyl. This song failed to follow up on the success of “Radio Free Europe” released earlier in the year, as it did not chart. “Talk About the Passion” is a “hunger song”, although the only direct reference in the song is to “empty mouths”. Michael Stipe has stated, “Talk About the Passion” was a song about hunger but the lyrics weren’t clear enough. The video, made in 1988 and featured on the compilations Pop Screen and When... Read on...

Song lines: ♪ Talk about the passion ... Not everyone can carry the weight of the world ... Combien, combien, combien de temps

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