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Talking Heads

Road To Nowhere

Alternative Pop
  • Rock
  • Pop
  • Space
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  • 1985
  • 1986
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  • 1978

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“Road to Nowhere” is a song by Talking Heads, from the 1985 album Little Creatures. It also appeared on Best of Talking Heads, , the Once in a Lifetime box set and the Brick box set. The song was released as a single in 1985 and reached number 25 on the Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks and number 6 in the British and German singles chart. It also made #8 on the Dutch Top 40. The video, released to promote the single, was directed by David Byrne and Stephen R. Johnson and features the band and various objects revolving, as if in their own “road to nowhere”, and it was nominated for “Best Video of the Year” at the MTV Video Music Awards 1986. It was shot in the back yard and pool of actor Stephen Tobolowsky, who was co-writing Byrne’s film True Stories at the time... Read on...

Song lines: ♪ We're on a road to nowhere ... And it's all right, baby, it's all right

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More songs by Talking Heads (See Charts): Girlfriend Is Better, She Was, City Of Dreams, The Lady Don'T Mind, Take Me To The River, Papa Legba, Slippery People, The Great Curve, Burning Down The House, and Wild Wild Life.


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