Psycho Killer

~ Recording by Talking Heads

Appears on releases

# Title Length Release Title Release Artist Date Country Label Catalog#
Official
1.10 Psycho Killer 4:21 Talking Heads: 77 Talking Heads Sire Records SR 6036
1.10 Psycho Killer 4:19 Talking Heads: 77 Talking Heads Sire Records 7222 102
1.1 Psycho Killer 4:20 Psycho Killer Talking Heads Sire Records SRE 1013
1.1 Psycho Killer 4:20 Psycho Killer Talking Heads Sire Records 2C 008 - 61.840
1.1 Psycho Killer ?:?? Psycho Killer Talking Heads Sire Records 6078 610
1.10 Psycho Killer 4:19 Talking Heads ’77 Talking Heads Sire Records 456647
1.10 Psycho Killer 4:19 Talking Heads: 77 Talking Heads Sire Records 9103 328
1.10 Psycho Killer 4:21 Talking Heads: 77 Talking Heads Sire Records SR 6036 NP
1.10 Psycho Killer 4:21 Talking Heads: 77 Talking Heads Sire Records QSR 6036
1.10 Psychokiller 4:19 Talking Heads: 77 Talking Heads Philips RJ-7321
1.10 Psycho Killer 4:21 Talking Heads: 77 Talking Heads Philips 6370 813
1.10 Psychokiller 4:19 Talking Heads: 77 Talking Heads wea (has logo with just "wea" on it) 56647
1.10 Psycho Killer 4:21 Talking Heads: 77 Talking Heads Sire Records M5 6036
1.10 Psycho Killer ?:?? Talking Heads: 77 Talking Heads Sire Records M5-6036
1.10 Psycho Killer 4:21 Talking Heads: 77 Talking Heads Sire Records 7599-27423-2
1.10 Psycho Killer 4:21 Talking Heads: 77 Talking Heads Sire Records 6036-2
1.2 Psycho Killer 4:22 Love Goes to a Building on Fire / Psycho Killer / Once in a Lifetime / Burning Down the House Talking Heads Sire Records 921 135-2
1.1 Psycho Killer 4:21 Once in a Lifetime: The Best Of Talking Heads EMI (EMI Records, since 1972) 7 80593 2
1.5 Psycho Killer 4:20 Popular Favorites: Sand in the Vaseline Talking Heads EMI (EMI Records, since 1972) CDEQ 5010
1.18 Psycho Killer 4:23 Mastermix Classic Cuts 92: Halloween Various Artists
1.1 Psycho Killer 4:21 Once in a Lifetime: The Best Of Talking Heads EMI (EMI Records, since 1972) 7 80593 2
1.1 Psycho Killer 4:21 Once in a Lifetime: The Best Of Talking Heads EMI Music Australia (not for release label use!) 0777 7 80593 2 5
1.1 Psycho Killer 4:21 Once in a Lifetime: The Best Of Talking Heads EMI Odeon Brazil 780593 2
1.1 Psycho Killer 4:21 Once in a Lifetime: The Best Of Talking Heads EMI (EMI Records, since 1972) CDEMD1039
1.1 Psycho Killer 4:21 Once in a Lifetime: The Best Of Talking Heads EMI (EMI Records, since 1972) 0777 7 80593 2 5
1.5 Psycho Killer 4:20 Popular Favorites: Sand in the Vaseline Talking Heads Sire Records W2 26760
1.5 Psycho Killer 4:20 Popular Favorites: Sand in the Vaseline Talking Heads Sire Records 9 26760-2
1.17 Psycho Killer 4:23 Sounds of the Seventies: Punk and New Wave Various Artists Warner Special Products, Time-Life Music OPCD-2689, SOD-30
2.14 Psycho Killer 4:19 The Best Punk Album in the World… Ever! Various Artists Virgin (worldwide imprint of Virgin Records Ltd. and its subsidiaries) VTDCD 42
1.3 Psycho Killer 4:18 Tijdloze honderd, Volume 2 Various Artists
1.8 Psycho Killer 4:17 Fame Greatest Popsongs, Part 3 Various Artists
1.14 Psycho Killer 4:21 Blowout: 18 of the Best Indie Sounds Various Artists
1.2 Psycho Killer 4:19 Top 40 Hitdossier 1977-1978 Various Artists
2.17 Psychokiller 4:22 Music of the Millennium III Various Artists Universal (plain logo: "Universal") 069 758-2
4.12 Psycho Killer 4:21 No Thanks! The ’70s Punk Rebellion Various Artists Rhino (reissue label) R2 73926
1.8 Psycho Killer 4:20 Once in a Lifetime Talking Heads EMI (double‐boxed EMI logo representing Japanese domestic repertoire from 東芝EMI and EMIミュジック・ジャパン, until the latter’s acquisition by Universal Music Japan in April 2013) 5953970, R2 73934
1.8 Psycho Killer 4:20 Once in a Lifetime Talking Heads Rhino (reissue label) R2 73934
1.14 Psycho Killer 4:21 Blowout: 18 of the Best Indie Sounds Various Artists
1.2 Psycho Killer 4:21 The Best of Talking Heads Talking Heads Rhino (reissue label), Sire Records, Warner Bros. Records (“WB” logo, with or without “records” beneath or on banner across) R2 76488
1.2 Psycho Killer 4:21 The Best of Talking Heads Talking Heads Sire Records R2 76488
1.2 Psycho Killer 4:21 The Best of Talking Heads Talking Heads Sire Records 8122-76488-2
1.17 Psycho Killer 4:20 The Original New Wave Album - 20 Post-Punk Classics Various Artists EMI Gold 473 9592
2.10 Psycho Killer 4:21 Talking Heads Talking Heads Rhino (reissue label) R2 74722
1.10 Psycho Killer 4:21 Talking Heads Talking Heads Rhino (reissue label) R2 74722
1.11 Psycho Killer 4:21 VB Slab of Rock II Various Artists
1.10 Psycho Killer 4:21 Talking Heads: 77 Talking Heads Rhino (reissue label) R2 76449
2.10 Psycho Killer 4:21 Talking Heads: 77 Talking Heads Sire Records 8122 73297 2
1.10 Psycho Killer 4:21 Talking Heads: 77 Talking Heads Sire Records 8122 73297 2
1.10 Psycho Killer 4:21 Talking Heads: 77 Talking Heads Rhino (reissue label)
1.10 Psycho Killer 4:21 Talking Heads: 77 Talking Heads Sire Records R1 6036
1.8 Psycho Killer 4:22 Julie & Julia: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Alexandre Desplat Sony Music (global brand, excluding JP, owned by Sony Music Entertainment; for use as release label only when no sub-label/imprint is specified)
1.3 Psycho Killer 4:22 Same As It Ever Was Talking Heads Starbucks Entertainment
1.10 Psycho Killer 4:21 Talking Heads: 77 Talking Heads Warner Bros. Records (“WB” logo, with or without “records” beneath or on banner across)
2.5 Psycho Killer 4:21 New Wave Classix Various Artists Universal Music Spain, S.L. (not for release label use!) 0600753260036
1.18 Psycho Killer 4:20 The Old Grey Whistle Test: 40th Anniversary Album Various Artists Rhino (reissue label) WMTV 173
2.8 Psycho Killer 4:18 Legends: 54 Original Gold Hits Various Artists Disky CB 904097
1.5 Psycho Killer 4:20 Popular Favorites: Sand in the Vaseline Talking Heads CD 26760
1.10 Psycho Killer 4:21 Talking Heads: 77 Talking Heads Sire Records 6036-2
1.10 Psycho Killer 4:21 Talking Heads: 77 Talking Heads Sire Records 7599-27423-2
Promotion
1.13 Psycho Killer 4:22 Sheer Idiocy 2002 House Mix 1 Various Artists
1.4 Psycho Killer 4:20 Selections From Talking Heads: Once in a Lifetime (Box Set) Talking Heads

Relationships

drums: Chris Frantz
guitar: David Byrne
guitar and keyboard: Jerry Harrison
bass: Tina Weymouth
engineer: Ed Stasium
lead vocals: David Byrne
producer: Tony Bongiovi
Lance Quinn
Talking Heads
vocals: Jerry Harrison
phonographic copyright by: Sire Records, Inc.
recorded at: Sundragon Studios in New York, New York, United States
mash-ups: Voodoo Killer by G3RSt
part of: Indie 88: Top 500 Indie Rock Songs (number: 108)
recording of: Psycho Killer

Psycho Killer

composer: David Byrne
lyricist: David Byrne
Chris Frantz
Tina Weymouth
publisher: Warner Bros. Music Ltd. (UK subsidiary, so named between 1970/01/23–1971/04/26 and 1972/04/25–1988/08/23)
later parody versions: Psycho Chicken
later translated versions: Psycho Killer