Burn Down the House: A Tribute to Talking Heads
Paramore Covers “Burning Down the House”
Paramore Rocks a Talking Heads Classic in All-Star Tribute
Talking Heads’ seminal concert film “Stop Making Sense” turns 40 this year, and in honor of the occasion, A24 Music has announced a tribute album featuring 16 hit-makers including Paramore, Money Mark, Lorde, Miley Cyrus, and more.
Track List Mirrors Original
The tribute album faithfully mirrors the track list of the original concert film, bringing new energy to Talking Heads’ electrifying classics.
Some covers include Miley Cyrus’ “Psycho Killer”, Paramore’s “Burning Down the House”, The National’s “Nothing But Flowers”, and Lorde’s “This Must Be the Place (Naïve Melody)”.
Re-Release with Paramount
A24 acquired the worldwide rights to the film, resulting in a restored 4K print and a successful theatrical re-release in January.
The Stop Making Sense re-release broke records at the box office, cementing its legacy as one of the greatest concert films of all time.
Paramore recently unveiled their own rendition of Talking Heads’ “Burning Down the House”, a rollicking and energetic cover that captures the spirit of the original.
The track is an appetizer for the release of their new album “This is Why”, which drops on February 10.
Talking Heads Legacy
Talking Heads remain an indie Music royalty, having earned eight Billboard Hot 100 entries including their top 10 hit “Burning Down the House”.
On the Billboard 200, their 12 career entries include “Speaking in Tongues”, “Little Creatures”, and “Naked”.
This tribute album is a fantastic way to honor the Talking Heads’ legacy while also blessing us with a fantastic celebration of their Music. Make sure to give it a listen and add it to your must-have records.