Tracklist

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CD 1: 1977–1979
# Title Rating Length
1 New Feeling 3.35 3:10
2 A Clean Break (Let’s Work) 3 5:05
3 Don’t Worry About the Government 3.5 3:04
4 Pulled Up 3.5 4:04
5 Psycho Killer 4.35 5:32
6 Who Is It? 3 1:44
7 The Book I Read 3 4:22
8 The Big Country 3 5:09
9 I’m Not in Love 3 4:58
10 The Girls Want to Be With the Girls 3 3:44
11 Electricity (Drugs) 3:28
12 Found a Job 5:36
13 Mind 4:56
14 Artists Only 5 3:50
15 Stay Hungry 4 4:05
16 Air 4 4:02
17 Love → Building on Fire 3:47
18 Memories (Can’t Wait) 3:44
19 Heaven 4:31
CD 2: 1980–1981
# Title Rating Length
1 Psycho Killer 5:34
2 Warning Sign 5:40
3 Stay Hungry 3:56
4 Cities 5:01
5 I Zimbra 5 3:30
6 Drugs (Electricity) 4:41
7 Once in a Lifetime 5:57
8 Animals 4:05
9 Houses in Motion 3 6:55
10 Born Under Punches (The Heat Goes On) 8:25
11 Crosseyed and Painless 5:59
12 Life During Wartime 5 4:54
13 Take Me to the River 5 6:34
14 The Great Curve 6:42

Credits

CD 1: 1977–1979

assistant recording engineer:
Brian Eno (tracks 14–15)
Brian Eno (1979-11-17) (track 16)
background vocals:
Tina Weymouth (1979-11-17) (track 16)
composer:
David Byrne (Talking Heads) (tracks 1–10, 12, 14–17)
lyricist:
Chris Frantz (tracks 5, 15)
Tina Weymouth (track 5)
Wayne Zieve (track 14)
David Byrne (Talking Heads) (tracks 1, 3–10, 12, 16–17)
writer:
David Byrne (Talking Heads) (tracks 13, 18–19)
Jerry Harrison (Talking Heads) (tracks 13, 18–19)
recorded at:
publisher:
Warner Bros. Music Ltd. (UK subsidiary, so named between 1970/01/23–1971/04/26 and 1972/04/25–1988/08/23) (tracks 1, 3–5)
recorded at:
Northern Studio in Maynard, Massachusetts, United States (1977-11-17) (tracks 1, 3–5)
Agora Ballroom (E 24th St. location, 1967–1984) in Cleveland, Ohio, United States (1978-12-18) (tracks 10–12)
Capital Theater in Passaic, New Jersey, United States (1979-11-17) (tracks 14–15)
Capitol Theatre in Passaic, New Jersey, United States (1979-11-17) (tracks 14–19)
later parody versions:
Psycho Chicken (track 5)
later translated versions:
Bello (Italian version) (track 17)
Psycho Killer (track 5)
live recording of:
I’m Not in Love (track 9)
Mind (track 13)
The Big Country (track 8)
The Book I Read (track 7)
Who Is It? (track 6)
Don’t Worry About the Government (1977-11-17) (track 3)
New Feeling (1977-11-17) (track 1)
Psycho Killer (1977-11-17) (track 5)
Pulled Up (1977-11-17) (track 4)
Electricity (1978-12-18) (track 11)
Found a Job (1978-12-18) (track 12)
The Girls Want to Be With the Girls (1978-12-18) (track 10)
Air (1979-11-17) (track 16)
Artists Only (1979-11-17) (track 14)
Heaven (1979-11-17) (track 19)
Love → Building on Fire (1979-11-17) (track 17)
Memories Can’t Wait (1979-11-17) (track 18)
Stay Hungry (1979-11-17) (track 15)

CD 2: 1980–1981

background vocals:
Nona Hendryx (1980-08-27) (tracks 12–14)
composer:
David Byrne (Talking Heads) (tracks 1–5, 7, 7–10, 14)
Jerry Harrison (Talking Heads) (track 9)
Brian Eno (tracks 5, 7, 7, 9–10, 14)
lyricist:
David Byrne (Talking Heads) (tracks 1–2, 4–5, 7, 7–10, 14)
Chris Frantz (tracks 1, 3)
Tina Weymouth (track 1)
Brian Eno (tracks 5, 10)
writer:
David Byrne (Talking Heads) (tracks 6, 11–12)
Chris Frantz (track 12)
Al Green (track 13)
Jerry Harrison (Talking Heads) (track 12)
Mabon Hodges (track 13)
Tina Weymouth (track 12)
Brian Eno (tracks 6, 11)
publisher:
Al Green Music Inc. (track 13)
Careers-BMG Music Publishing, Inc. (tracks 7, 7, 9–11, 14)
Irving Music, Inc. (track 13)
WB Music Corp. (1929-2019) (track 4)
Warner Bros. Music Ltd. (UK subsidiary, so named between 1970/01/23–1971/04/26 and 1972/04/25–1988/08/23) (track 1)
recorded at:
Central Park in Manhattan, New York, New York, United States (1980-08-27) (tracks 12–14)
中野サンプラザ in Nakano, Nakano, Tokyo, Japan (1981-02-27) (tracks 1–3, 7–8, 10)
later parody versions:
Psycho Chicken (track 1)
later translated versions:
Psycho Killer (track 1)
live cover recording of:
Take Me to the River (1980-08-27) (track 13)
live recording of:
Cities (track 4)
Drugs (track 6)
Houses in Motion (track 9)
I Zimbra (track 5)
Life During Wartime (1980-08-27) (track 12)
The Great Curve (1980-08-27) (track 14)
Animals (1981-02-27) (track 8)
Born Under Punches (The Heat Goes On) (1981-02-27) (track 10)
Once in a Lifetime (1981-02-27) (track 7)
Psycho Killer (1981-02-27) (track 1)
Stay Hungry (1981-02-27) (track 3)
Warning Sign (1981-02-27) (track 2)
recording of:
Once in a Lifetime (track 7)
referred to in medleys:
Life During Exodus (track 12)