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Burning Down The House

Features of This Track

basic rock song structures
electronica influences
a subtle use of vocal harmony
groove based composition
repetitive melodic phrasing
extensive vamping
major key tonality
a vocal-centric aesthetic
a dynamic male vocalist
use of techno synths
an unintelligible vocal delivery
abstract lyrics

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At the strip club,a gram of pure flake,this blaring in the background.W O W !!!!!!!!!!!! ! ! ! ! ! !
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Greatest song! !!
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Tempo 103; 2 stars; td on 150
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WE DON'T NEED NO WATER, LET THE MOTHER F**KER BURN
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orlanditotor r e s 1
I like this song a lot
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Awesome song
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Oh yeah...
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Three-hun-dr e d - s i x - t y - f i v e - d e - g r e e s . Burning down the house!
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Talking Heads..Great Band..origin a l , intelligent and swingin'! and this is a great tune..just ask Marcus Miller..he covered it. who is Marcus Miller? tsk, tsk.
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In second verse, lyrics are "cool babies" and not "boom babies," the vinyl sleeve for this album has handwritten lyrics printed on it reflecting this.
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Awesomely like the like totally 80s man!!
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This song reminds me of "Revenge of the Nerds.."��
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Revenge of the Nerds
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Oh yes make my monday
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Oh yea, swing and shake, time to party. Burnin down the house.
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Great band but I've never cared for this one...
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this song is so catchy
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That drumming though
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jennymancina
This song is one of my favorites now! I love the sound!
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Why the beginning be sounding like a sad western movie
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This song is the best of my high school years and is the best of David byrne
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I love this song
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Same as it ever was
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Any comments that negatively apply to the talking heads disregard they just don't know how to Apricate good music
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pgammond10
Sucks
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This song is annoying as hell i do NOT like the talking heads
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Great song but least favorite on album , usually skip it and listen to rest
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My house!
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rosel.allone s
This song rocks! That scene on 13 Going 30 with the boy dancing to this song was just awesome!
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David Byrne and talking heads - musical genius!
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the talking heads were an amazing band! theyre music wz so unique nd different! i love them!
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dont read this because it actually works. You will get kissed on the nearest possible friday by the love of your life. tommorrow will be the best day of your life. however if you do not post this comment to at least 3 songs you will die in 2 days. now youve started reading this so dont stop. this is so scary put this on at least 5 songs in at least 143 minutes when if done press f6 and your lovers name will appear on the screen in big letters this is scary cuz it actually work
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I don't understand what the world he's signing about
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I love this song!
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Hell yes!
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Classic!
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80's music rocks !!!!!!!!!

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I remembered the first time I saw this video on Mtv. I liked this song ever since..
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top 5
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horseflydf
Remain in light
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Brings back great memories... And actually feel young again!
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Oh YEAH! This is what Pandora is all about. Listening to Talking Heads on my Dire Strait station. Put this on your aerobic station and MOVE.
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Hey u got good taest in music also ur good looking.
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This was in 13 going on 30 ^_^
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Makes no sense. Lol!
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my house.
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Sweep me off my feet... LOL.. Great Talking Heads song. They have a live version of this song that's just as good.
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yiiiiiiii
This is the first video I saw on MTV and I was hooked.
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I never heard this song before. Said no one EVER !!!!
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Oh yeah, I was a young girl living in Boston when this song played and it introduced me to the sound of rock, how awesome, listen to those instruments go, it's nothing like listening to a real live band
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