Talking Heads’ highly-acclaimed live album and concert film Stop Making Sense will be reissued this year to mark the 40th anniversary of the concerts shot for the movie by director Jonathan Demme.
The live album will be reissued on August 18th digitally and as a two-record set that adds two songs from the film not featured on the two previous soundtrack releases — “Cities” and “Big Business/I Zimbra.” This new deluxe edition features new liner notes from all four members of the band.
The film has been restored in 4K and will get a theatrical release later this year before a home video release. The film’s most iconic image is David Byrne singing in a big suit, and a new trailer for the film shows Byrne putting that suit on again. Watch it below.
Stop Making Sense was filmed over three nights in December 1983 at three nights at Hollywood’s Pantages Theater. The film and soundtrack were first released in the fall of 1984. An expanded soundtrack was released in 1999 alongside a remastered version of the film on DVD.