Why Did Talking Heads Launch a New Instagram Account?

American new wave band Talking Heads (Tina Weymouth, Jerry Harrison, Chris Frantz, David Byrne), Bologna, Italy, 1982. (Photo by Luciano Viti/Getty Images)
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Reunion season is in full swing when it comes our favorite acts from the '80s these days. From the Motley Crue/Def Leppard/Poison/Joan Jett tour coming in 2020 to Doobie Brothers reconnecting with Michael McDonald, long-dormant acts getting back in the game is a current trend that we fully support.

To that end, movement from the Talking Heads camps has tongues wagging and fans chomping at the bit that David Byrne, Tina Weymouth, Jerry Harrison and Chris Frantz will reconvene and bring the "Burning Down the House" legends back to life again.

Specifically, it's the launch of a new Talking Heads Instagram account, of all things, that has fans celebrating across social media that the group is in the early stages of a reunion.

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The account itself is not very exciting. At press time, it didn't even have a single post. What it does have. however, are more than 11,000 followers, including former Talking Head Jerry Harrison.

Compounding the excitement is the official Talking Heads Facebook account recently posting a performance from the band's 2002 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame performance, which was the last time the band played together.

Since the band's dissolution in 1991, the bad blood between frontman David Byrne and the other members of the band has been well-documented. If they do indeed bury the hatchet and reunite, it will be quite the momentous and unexpected cause for celebration. Only time will tell if there is a Talking Heads reunion in store for the legions of fans eager for it to be true. In the meantime, we still have the memories.

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