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Burning Down The House

Lyrics

Watch out you might get what you're after
Boom babies strange but not a stranger
I'm an ordinary guy
Burning down the house
full lyrics
Watch out you might get what you're after
Boom babies strange but not a stranger
I'm an ordinary guy
Burning down the house
full lyrics

Features of This Track

basic rock song structures
electronica influences
a subtle use of vocal harmony
repetitive melodic phrasing
extensive vamping
major key tonality
groove based composition
a vocal-centric aesthetic
a dynamic male vocalist
use of techno synths
an unintelligible vocal delivery
abstract lyrics

These are just a few of the hundreds of attributes cataloged for this track by the Music Genome Project.

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Comments

this song is so catchy
That drumming though
jennymancina
This song is one of my favorites now! I love the sound!
Why the beginning be sounding like a sad western movie
This song is the best of my high school years and is the best of David byrne
I love this song
Same as it ever was
Any comments that negatively apply to the talking heads disregard they just don't know how to Apricate good music
pgammond10
Sucks
This song is annoying as hell i do NOT like the talking heads
Great song but least favorite on album , usually skip it and listen to rest
My house!
rosel.allone s
This song rocks! That scene on 13 Going 30 with the boy dancing to this song was just awesome!
David Byrne and talking heads - musical genius!
the talking heads were an amazing band! theyre music wz so unique nd different! i love them!
dont read this because it actually works. You will get kissed on the nearest possible friday by the love of your life. tommorrow will be the best day of your life. however if you do not post this comment to at least 3 songs you will die in 2 days. now youve started reading this so dont stop. this is so scary put this on at least 5 songs in at least 143 minutes when if done press f6 and your lovers name will appear on the screen in big letters this is scary cuz it actually work
I don't understand what the world he's signing about
I love this song!
Hell yes!
Classic!
80's music rocks !!!!!!!!!

I remembered the first time I saw this video on Mtv. I liked this song ever since..
top 5
horseflydf
Remain in light
Brings back great memories... And actually feel young again!
Oh YEAH! This is what Pandora is all about. Listening to Talking Heads on my Dire Strait station. Put this on your aerobic station and MOVE.
Hey u got good taest in music also ur good looking.
This was in 13 going on 30 ^_^
Makes no sense. Lol!
my house.
Sweep me off my feet... LOL.. Great Talking Heads song. They have a live version of this song that's just as good.
yiiiiiiii
This is the first video I saw on MTV and I was hooked.
I never heard this song before. Said no one EVER !!!!
Oh yeah, I was a young girl living in Boston when this song played and it introduced me to the sound of rock, how awesome, listen to those instruments go, it's nothing like listening to a real live band
...like this track...
Martin
La Roque
dgaffn
Loving The TALKING HEADS always !
bscks
I have to agree with Brandy, psycho killer was better !!!!
Revenge of the nerds!
rob5825
Like song remind me and my sister too growing up like somebody said I want to go back there been there done that don't need to pretend that I'm a teenager anymore get it
Love this song love the 80s more
Oh Wow! this song reminds me of my teenage days living in Boston. I thought that I was the cool sista, because I liked this song so much.
Been their, done that, not going back...
365 degrees!!!! Uhhh!!
Burnin down the house!
Who doesn't like this tune ??? Come on !!!
Another group I am awaiting for a reunion. Miss the big suit.
I also remember this song on the movie 13 going on 30! I luv this song a lot
Luv the 80's.... . ;-)
Remember when MTV used to play music?
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