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Country Meets New Wave: Cyrus’ Tribute to Talking Heads

In the buzzing world of music, artists often pay homage to legendary bands in their unique styles. The upcoming album Everyone’s Getting Involved with A Tribute To Talking Heads’ Stop Making Sense is among the tributes catching everyone’s attention. The album, curated by A24, is a collection of covers from the iconic 1984 concert film by Talking Heads, marking its 40th anniversary. Among the vibrant array of covers, Miley Cyrus stands out with her recent performance. Watch a clip of Miley’s rendition of “Psycho Killer” below.

Miley Cyrus’ Twangy Take on Talking Heads Classic

At an exclusive event in Los Angeles, Miley Cyrus took the stage to offer her take on Talking Heads’ “Psycho Killer.” Ditching the original’s new wave vibe, Cyrus infused the track with a distinctive country twist that had the crowd erupting in cheers. Her performance added a fresh layer of excitement about the much-anticipated tribute album.

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Star-Studded Lineup

While it’s still up in the air whether Cyrus’ rendition of “Psycho Killer” will grace the album, the tracklist boasts an impressive lineup. Paramore brings the heat with their cover of “Burning Down The House,” and even David Byrne, the original Talking Heads frontman, revisits his roots with “Hard Time.” The album will also feature contributions from notable artists like Lorde and The National, all paying homage to the band’s groundbreaking Stop Making Sense concert film. Watch the A24 trailer:

This tribute album not only showcases the enduring legacy of Talking Heads but also bridges the gap between generations of musicians. It’s a testament to the band’s influence across genres and decades, with each artist bringing their unique flavor to classic tracks. As we await the release of Everyone’s Getting Involved with A Tribute To Talking Heads’ Stop Making Sense, fans are left wondering: which song from the Talking Heads’ illustrious catalog will captivate them next?

So, what’s your favorite Talking Heads song? Whether it’s an iconic hit or a deep cut, the band’s diverse discography continues to inspire and entertain fans old and new.

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