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Talking Heads

Love → Building on Fire (3:00)

"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… read more


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  • very → good
  • Good band and song.
  • dat fuckin arrow
  • actually, the arrow simply signifies 'reaction direction'........ the inference being it goes in one direction only. non-reversible
  • @slush: "it's beautiful and feels weirdly romantic, plus it has an arrow in the title" - seconded.
  • ofmg a fukin arrow m8 ! ! i carnt belev it lmao
  • 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."
  • yo last.fm how do you honestly expect me to put an arrow into my media player?
  • sounds like the Velvets' Heroin
  • Yes, it has an arrow on its title, how cool is that! :D Great song.

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