The Overload Lyrics - Talking Heads

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A Terrible Signal
Too Weak To Even Recognize
A Gentle Collapsing
The Removal Of The Insides

I'm Touched By Your Pleas
I Value These Moments
We're Older Than We Realize
...In Someone's Eyes

A Frequent Returning
And Leaving Unnoticed
A Condition Of Mercy
A Change In The Weather

A View To Remember
The Center Is Missing
They Question How The Future Lies
...In Someone's Eyes
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The Gentle Collapsing
Of Every Surface
We Travel On The Quiet Road
...The Overload



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Overload | Reviewer: Mark | 3/24/10

I put this album on my iPod a few months ago, but didn't get a chance to listen to it fully. When Overload came on, I was tired and listless, and my first initial reaction, was like whoa is this Joy Division? Did iTunes fuck up the album art and titles again? I like the song, sounds like Closer, but it's always hard loving something JD-esque when it's not the real deal.



A riposte to Joy Division | Reviewer: MC Culloch | 4/16/09

The song was written by David Byrne after reading about Joy Division, a kind of a homage without actually hearing the Manchester band. When Byrne did hear Joy Division's music he was disappointed, stating it was too traditionally rocky.



Hints of Goth and Post Punk | Reviewer: Anonymous | 2/15/09

A surprising departure from most of Talking Heads work... Very post-punk/goth as opposed to the art school sound that they original cultivated, and the world influenced direction that they eventually pursued.





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