On June 10, 1985.

The Little Creates

On June 10, 1985, “Warner Bros” label released “Little Creatures”, the sixth Talking Heads studio album. It was recorded October 1984 – March 1985, at “Sigma Sound Studios” in New York City, and was produced by David Byrne, Chris Frantz, Jerry Harrison and Tina Weymoth. “Little Creatures” was voted best album of the year in “The Village Voice Pazz & Jop” critic’s poll, and the cover album, created by artist Howard Finster, was voted album cover of the year by “Rolling Stone” magazine. The album was certified Platinum in the US by the “RIIA”.

Personnel:

  • David Byrne– vocals, guitar
  • Chris Frantz– drums
  • Jerry Harrison– keyboards, guitar, backing vocals
  • Tina Weymouth– bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Ellen Bernfeld – backing vocals
  • Erin Dickens – backing vocals
  • Diva Gray – backing vocals
  • Gordon Grody – backing vocals
  • Lani Groves – backing vocals
  • Andrew Cader – washboard
  • Jimmy Macdonell – accordion
  • Lenny Pickett– saxophones
  • Steve Scales – percussion
  • Naná Vasconcelos– percussion
  • Eric Weissberg– steel guitar
  • Kurt Yahijian – backing vocals
  • Jack Skinner – mastering
  • Eric Thorngren – engineer, mixing
  • Melanie West – second engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by David Byrne, except where noted.

  1. And She Was
  2. Give Me Back My Name – David Byrne, Chris Frantz, Jerry Harrison, Tina Weymouth
  3. Creatures of Love
  4. The Lady Don’t Mind – David Byrne, Chris Frantz, Jerry Harrison,Tina  Weymouth
  5. Perfect World – lyrics David Byrne, Chris Frantz
  6. Stay Up Late
  7. Walk It Down
  8. Television Man
  9. Road to Nowhere

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