, the film, was a David Byrne solo effort, but he used his band, the Talking Heads, to record the songs, flying them to Los Angeles to do so. In the movie, many of the songs, including "Radio Head," were sung by the actors, but Byrne sang the versions that appear on the album True Stories
, which serves as the soundtrack.
The big hit from the album was "Wild Wild Life
," which is used in the film as part of a lip-sync contest in which members of the band compete.