Love → Building on Fire (3:33)

Cover of Talking Heads: 77

From Talking Heads: 77 and 10 other releases

“Love → Building on Fire” is a Talking Heads song released as a single in 1977. The single preceded the band’s first full album, and was later included on their compilation album Sand in the Vaseline. The song did not appear on any of the band’s original studio albums, but a live recording made it onto their live album The Name of This Band is Talking Heads. The song was written by David Byrne. The original recorded version was produced by Tony Bongiovi.


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  • marjo47

    Good band and song.

    4 Dec 6:01pm Reply
  • WaldoJeffers_X

    dat fuckin arrow

    9 Nov 2013 Reply
  • lammasabacthani

    actually, the arrow simply signifies 'reaction direction'........ the inference being it goes in one direction only. non-reversible

    4 Nov 2013 Reply
  • bruno__________

    @slush: "it's beautiful and feels weirdly romantic, plus it has an arrow in the title" - seconded.

    26 Aug 2012 Reply
  • Cannsaw

    ofmg a fukin arrow m8 ! ! i carnt belev it lmao

    21 May 2012 Reply
  • repocode

    In chemistry the → arrow means "is changed into." I'm not assuming that's what it means here, but it's interesting along with the fact that this song is sometimes known as "Love Goes to Building On Fire."

    3 Apr 2012 Reply
  • rufuspig

    yo how do you honestly expect me to put an arrow into my media player?

    28 Jan 2012 Reply
  • trashcity_

    sounds like the Velvets' Heroin

    2 Jun 2010 Reply
  • davidbowiegirl

    Yes, it has an arrow on its title, how cool is that! :D Great song.

    3 Nov 2009 Reply
  • slush

    it's beautiful and feels weirdly romantic, plus it has an arrow in the title

    27 Apr 2009 Reply
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