On March 15, 1988.

Naked

On March 15, 1988, “Warner Bros” released “Naked”, the eighth and final Talking Heads studio album.  It was recorded in 1987, at “Studio Davout“ in Paris, “Sigma Sound Studios” in Manhattan, and was produced by Steve Lillywhite, David Byrne, Chris Frantz, Jerry Harrison and Tina Weymouth.

Personnel:

  • David Byrne– vocals, guitar, slide guitar, keyboards, toy piano
  • Jerry Harrison – French piano, keyboards, tambourine, guitar, slide guitar, backing vocals
  • Tina Weymouth– bass, keyboards, electric organ, backing vocals
  • Chris Frantz– drums, keyboard percussion
  • Johnny Marr– guitars
  • Yves N’Djock – guitar
  • Eric Weissberg– pedal steel guitar, dobro
  • Mory Kanté– kora
  • Wally Badarou– keyboard
  • Lenny Pickett–saxophones
  • Steve Elson– saxophones
  • Robin Eubanks– trombone
  • Laurie Frink, Earl Gardner – trumpets
  • Stan Harrison– alto saxophone
  • Bobby Porcelli – alto saxophone
  • Al Acosta –tenor saxophone
  • Steve Sachs –baritone saxophone
  • Charlie Sepulveda – trumpet
  • Steve Gluzband– trumpet
  • Jose Jerez – trumpet
  • Dale Turk –bass trombone
  • Philippe Servain –accordion
  • James Fearnley– accordion
  • Don Brooks– harmonica
  • Phil Bodner –cor Anglais
  • Moussa Cissokao – percussion
  • Nino Gioia – percussion
  • Brice Wassy –percussion
  • Abdou M’Boup – percussion, talking drum, congas, cowbell
  • Manolo Badrena– percussion, congas
  • Sydney Thiam – congas
  • Kirsty MacColl– backing vocals
  • Alex Haas– whistling

All lyrics by David Byrne, all music by David Byrne, Chris Frantz, Jerry Harrison, and Tina Weymouth.

  1. Blind
  2. Jones
  3. Totally Nude
  4. Ruby Dear
  5. (Nothing But) Flowers
  6. The Democratic Circus
  7. The Facts of Life
  8. Mommy Daddy You and I
  9. Big Daddy
  10. Cool Water

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