500 Greatest Albums of All Time

Rolling Stone's definitive list of the 500 greatest albums of all time.

Talking Heads, 'Remain in Light'
129/500

129. Talking Heads, 'Remain in Light'

Sire, 1980

On this New Wave watershed, the avant-punk avatars became polyrhythmic pop magicians. David Byrne and Co. combined the thrust of P-Funk, the kinky grooves of Afropop and the studied adventurousness of producer Brian Eno – and they still had a pop hit with "Once in a Lifetime."

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