Talking Heads Drummer Chris Frantz

Chris Frantz
Chris Frantz

Talking Heads Drummer Chris Frantz

This week, hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot chat with Talking Heads and Tom Tom Club drummer Chris Frantz about his new book, Remain In Love.

They discuss Talking Heads’s musical successes, internal conflicts and what it’s like to work with David Byrne and Brian Eno.

Plus, Jim and Greg dig into some of their favorite tracks by the ‘Heads and Tom Tom Club.

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Featured Songs

Talking Heads, “Once In a Lifetime,” Remain in Light, Sire, 1980
Talking Heads, “New Feeling,” Talking Heads: 77, Sire, 1977
Talking Heads, “Pyscho Killer,” Talking Heads: 77, Sire, 1977
Talking Heads, “Pulled Up,” Talking Heads: 77, Sire, 1977
James Brown, “I’ll Go Crazy,” Live at the Apollo, King, 1963
Talking Heads, “Don’t Worry About the Government,” Talking Heads: 77, Sire, 1977
Tom Tom Club, “Genius of Love,” Tom Tom Club, Sire, 1981
Talking Heads, “And She Was,” Little Creatures, Sire, 1985
Talking Heads, “Take Me to the River,” More Songs About Buildings and Food, Sire, 1978
Al Green, “Take Me to the River,” Al Green Explores Your Mind, Hi Records, 1974
Talking Heads, “Born Under Punches (The Heat Goes On),” Remain in Light, Sire, 1980
Talking Heads, “The Must Be the Place (Naive Melody),” Speaking in Tongues, Sire, 1983
Talking Heads, “I Zimbra,” Fear of Music, Sire, 1979
Tom Tom Club, “You Sexy Thing,” Dark Sneak Love Action, Sire, 1991
Talking Heads, “Slippery People (Live),” Stop Making Sense , Sire, 1984
Talking Heads, “The Lady Don’t Mind,” Little Creatures, Sire, 1985
The Fall, “Telephone Thing,” Extricate, Cog Sinister, 1990
Simon & Garfunkel, “Bridge Over Troubled Water,” Bridge Over Troubled Water, Columbia, 1970
Journey, “Don’t Stop Believin’,” Escape, Columbia, 1981
R.E.M., “Fall On Me,” Lifes Rich Pageant, I.R.S., 1986