Zuhause ist, wo ich sein will. There’s nothing to narrow his eyes at anymore: 'Cover up the blank spots, hit me on the head/ Aaoooh, aaooh, aaooh, aaoooh.' The song is featured during … Talking Heads, “This Must Be The Place (Naive Melody)” (1983) When Talking Heads frontman David Byrne started dating costume designer Adelle Lutz in 1982, the new relationship inspired Byrne to do something he’d never even tried before: writing a love song. [citation needed], Pitchfork later described the song as "an aberration for the Talking Heads. The song was covered live by the Montreal-based band Arcade Fire, and is featured as the B-side to their single "Neighborhood #3 (Power Out)". Sure Sure covered the song on their 2018 album "Sure Sure". 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In the "Self Interview" on the DVD of the concert film Stop Making Sense, Byrne states that it is a love song, a topic he tends to avoid because it is "kinda big." For a band rarely given to addressing issues of the heart head-on, 'Naive Melody' remains an unexpected and peerless achievement."[6]. Ich fühle mich betäubt, geboren mit einem schwachen Herzen. The Lumineers also covered the song on their album "The Lumineers (Deluxe Edition)". The music video depicts the band members and their session musicians watching light-hearted home movies, before going down into the basement and playing their instruments. Weymouth played guitar, guitarist Jerry Harrison played a Prophet synthesiser (including the bassline) Wally Badarou used the same synthesizer to add the stabs, and Byrne switched between guitar and another Prophet synthesizer, the latter of which he played using the pitch modulation wheel and "campy" piano glissandos. Their version features David Byrne on guest vocals. It was more of an exercise in understated musical hypnosis than polyrhythmic, Kuti-quoting funk, well-compressed instead of bursting at the seams, and (in its abashed way) it was a full-blown love song. That's a love song made up almost completely of non sequiturs, phrases that may have a strong emotional resonance but don't have any narrative qualities. This is his life, it's everything he wanted. [5], In 2014, Pitchfork ranked the song at number 22 in their list of "The 200 Best Songs of the 1980s," with Winston Cook-Wilson of the website saying: "In the process of stripping down, Talking Heads showcased something at the root of their art: David Byrne’s inimitable gift for melody, and his unique ability to make every musical figure seem both familiar and tied directly to the lyrical thought (see 'I feel numb...born with a weak heart/ I guess I must be having fun'). In one scene, the main character attends a concert in which David Byrne performs the song in full. "I guess that this must be the place" -- He guesses this is it. The Stop Making Sense version was released as single in 1986, peaking at #100 on the UK Singles Chart. I guess I must be having fun. Make it up as we go along. Home is where I want to be. When the song reaches a bridge, the musicians step back and Byrne dances with the lamp, a reference to Fred Astaire's similar dance with a coat-rack in the film Royal Wedding. As I mentioned above, we’ve lined up three pretty slick covers of Talking Heads’ “This Must Be The Place (Naive Melody)” this time around. “This Must Be the Place (Naïve Melody)” is a song about taking it easy and enjoying life, and the “Naïve Melody” portion of the title refers to the repetitive guitar and keyboard bassline, which provides a unique sound to the track. Mine always had a sort of reservation, or a twist. “This Must Be the Place” is a love song only in spite of itself (it dispenses about as much hope as Joy Division’s “Love Will Tear Us Apart”), and in its time it was not a hit. The less we say about it the better. The original tune was released in 1983 on Talking Heads’ Speaking in Tongues. "Jerusalema": Was singt Master KG im Songtext zu seiner Single auf Deutsch? This Must Be the Place (Naïve Melody) Songtext. We drift in and out He still feels detached and surreal. During the song, Weymouth is seen playing a rare Fender Swinger electric guitar, instead of her usual bass. I guess that this must be the place I can't tell one from the other I find you, or you find me? The song is featured in Stop Making Sense (1984), a concert film featuring Talking Heads and directed by Jonathan Demme. Writer(s): D. Byrne, C. Frantz, J. Harrison, T. Weymouth I guess he's there. According to the Stop Making Sense commentary track, the title "Naive Melody" refers to the music. In one scene, a kid asks Penn to play the song, but thinks it's by Arcade Fire. The song inspired the title of the 2011 drama film This Must Be the Place, directed by Paolo Sorrentino with Sean Penn as an aging rock star. I guess that this must be the place I can't tell one from the other I find you, or you find me? The film stars Sean Penn as a rock star whose best days are behind him. Head in the sky. Is there a better moment of catharsis in a pop then the song's final eureka realization, after Byrne gets whacked with the monolithic spiritual hammer and awakes from a life-encompassing daze into unexpected stability? Feet on the ground. Specifically, in more than one. Lyrics powered by www.musixmatch.com, Instead of 'burn' it has to be 'born with a weak heart'.