Album: Remain in Light
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Alright, here we go. It says here that “Once in a Lifetime” isn’t just the greatest song Talking Heads ever recorded, it’s one of the greatest songs that anybody has ever recorded, an absolute classic masterpiece in any incarnation. If you wanna say that the Stop Making Sense version is better, I’m not going to argue — I just recently teared up watching it because it got me thinking about, well, everything — but I’m going with the version from Remain in Light for two reasons: 1) I remember the exact moment this song kicked in for me when it was played on KKDJ and 2) the original Stop Making Sense album cut a full minute from the actual performance, so I got fixated on the Enofied album version.
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