- Road to Nowhere
Name = Road to Nowhere
from Album = "Little Creatures"
B-side = "Give Me Back My Name"
Released = 1985
Format = 7" single
October 1984- March 1985
Genre = New Wave
Length = 4:19
Writer = David Byrne/
Chris Franz/ Jerry Harrison/ Tina Weymouth
Chart position = * #6 (
UK Singles Chart)
* #16 (Australia
* #25 (US "Billboard"
Mainstream Rock Tracks)
Last single = "The Lady Don't Mind" (1985)
This single = "Road to Nowhere" (1985)
Next single = "
And She Was" (1985)
Misc = "Road to Nowhere" is a song by
Talking Heads, from the 1985 album "Little Creatures". It also appeared on " Best of Talking Heads", "", the "Once in a Lifetime" box set and the "Brick" box set. The song was released as a single in 1985 and reached number 25 on the Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks and number 6 in the British singles chart.
The video, released to promote the single, features the band and various objects revolving, as if in their own "road to nowhere," and it was nominated for "Best Video of the Year" at the MTV Video Music Awards 1986.
According to the sleeve of Talking Heads compilation "Once in a Lifetime", Byrne added the choral intro after deciding the song in itself was embarrassingly simplistic and monotonous.
In popular culture
"Road to Nowhere" is heard during the ending of the 1985 movie
The Peanut Butter Solution, the 1989 film " Little Monsters", and the 2008 film " Religilous". It is also featured in the 1994 film " Reality Bites". It was also featured on an advert for the 2006 final of " I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!".
Kalamazoo, Michiganbased bluegrass band Greensky Bluegrassrecorded a version of this tune on their 2007 release Live At Bell's.
* The British Indie Rock band
Editorscovered the song for a Napster Session and relased it as a B-Side to the re-issue of their single Blood.
Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.
Look at other dictionaries:
Road To Nowhere — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Selon le contexte, Road to Nowhere désigne : Road to Nowhere, un titre de Talking Heads ; Road to Nowhere, un titre de Ozzy Osbourne. Ce… … Wikipédia en Français
Road to Nowhere — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Selon le contexte, Road to Nowhere désigne : Road to Nowhere, un titre de Talking Heads ; Road to Nowhere, un titre de Ozzy Osbourne 2011 … Wikipédia en Français
Road to Nowhere (disambiguation) — Road to Nowhere is a song by Talking Heads. It may also refer to:* Road to Nowhere (Ozzy Osbourne song), a heavy metal song on the Ozzy Osbourne album No More Tears * Road to Nowhere , a road in Iqaluit, Nunavut * Road to Nowhere , the title of a … Wikipedia
Road to Nowhere (film) — Road to Nowhere Données clés Réalisation Monte Hellman Scénario Steven Gaydos Acteurs principaux Shannyn Sossamon Dominique Swain Pays d’origine États Unis Sortie … Wikipédia en Français
Road to Nowhere (Ozzy Osbourne) — Road to Nowhere est un cd single d Ozzy Osbourne sorti en 1992 suite à la sortie de l album No More Tears. Titres Road To Nowhere 05:12 Party With The Animals v · Ozzy Osbourne Ozzy Os … Wikipédia en Français
Road to Nowhere (Ozzy Osbourne song) — Infobox Single Name = Road to Nowhere Artist = Ozzy Osbourne from Album = No More Tears B side = Released = 1991 Format = Recorded = 1991 Genre = Heavy metal Length = 5:09 Label = Epic Records Writer = Ozzy Osbourne Zakk Wylde Lemmy Producer =… … Wikipedia
Max and Paddy's Road to Nowhere — Format Sitcom Created by Peter Kay Patrick McGuinness Written by Peter Kay Patrick McGuinness Directed by Peter Kay Starring … Wikipedia
My Road to Nowhere — Scrubs episode Episode no. Season 6 Episode 8 Directed by Mark Stegemann Written by Mark Stegemann … Wikipedia
a road to nowhere — I a situation or course of action offering no prospects of progress or advancement II see nowhere … Useful english dictionary
Nowhere Road — Studio album by Chris Youlden Released 1973 … Wikipedia