sound – intercession re: the brilliant bassist, tina weymouth

one of the talking heads who gave the early TH the sound it had: her bass  playing. inevitably the clash with DB’s ego sent tina off into her own zone, with her truly brilliant playing not recognized generally. a new band was formed with former TH band members called, No Talking, Just Heads. For which D Byrne sued them for their name… and they you have it. power over principle. power over friendship.

yet, tina went on to record at least one memorable album with the new band, the best song of which, for me, was/is:

hard to call actually, so i’ll include the following because of it’s deep pathos and musical reinvention, rather than by the poetry of her titles: great resonant depths of musical history coalesce here.:

sound – intercession re: the brilliant bassist, tina weymouth

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