Theme

Album: not Released on an album (1976)
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  • This instrumental is a previously unreleased Talking Heads song that was placed online in December 2013. The track was recorded at CBGB's in New York on July 30, 1976 and revealed at the Talking-Heads.nl, a Dutch information website for the band. Webmaster Francey explained, "The instrumental song is introduced by David Byrne as 'Theme' and never developed into a complete song. Talking Heads played two sets at legendary venue CBGB's that night, opening both times for Television. The recording is of the first Talking Heads set of that night. It's unknown whether it was played during the second set as well. David Byrne introduces the track as 'We call it "Theme," but then we just keep it to ourselves.'"

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