Remain in Love: Talking Heads, Tom Tom Club, Tina


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$29.99  $27.59
St. Martin's Press
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6.4 X 9.5 X 1.3 inches | 1.3 pounds

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About the Author

CHRIS FRANTZ is a musician, producer, and songwriter and founding member of Talking Heads and Tom Tom Club. He is a member of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and hosts the radio show Chris Frantz the Talking Head on WPKN. He and his wife Tina live in Connecticut.


"[Remain in Love] has great storytelling and amazing detail about adventures that Chris and I have shared in our parallel universes. As the Brits say: I'm gobsmacked. I devoured this book and all the memories and all the love Chris has for Tina . . . . One of the most potent examples of living the dream." --Debbie Harry

From the first time I saw Talking Heads live (CBGB, 1976), I've had a huge thing for Tina Weymouth. And since then I've been biding my time, waiting for the right moment to make my move. But after reading Remain in Love by Chris Frantz, it's become pretty clear to me that she's already in a relationship (see pages 1, 3-7, 9, etc.), and what's more, it looks to be serious (pages 18, 20-26, and especially 114). But you know something? That's OK. I'm happy for Tina, and for Chris, a great drummer who has written a great book.
--Bill Murray

A music memoir that is as much about love as music. [Remain in Love] is a gold mine for fans of the 1970s and '80s music scene. --Kirkus Reviews

Fun, cheerful, and eventful, this memoir has just the right amount of edge. --Publishers Weekly

"This swift-paced, well-written book has the upbeat tone of dreams coming true. Frantz conveys the excitement of his adventures from boyhood to art school to international rock-stardom with honesty and enthusiasm . . . . I dare any drummer to write a better book!" --Duncan Hannah, author of Twentieth Century Boy

"Frantz's absorbing, vivid book will reward Talking Heads fans and those interested in the postpunk and 1980s mu-sic scene." --Library Journal

"Heads and drums and funk and roll: herewith Chris Frantz outs himself as a Writing Head and Raconteur First Class, bringing it on an engaging narrative which combines an enchanting love story with an eye-opening disquisition on the upsides and downsides of being in bands with unusual people."
--Charles Shaar Murray, author of Crosstown Traffic: Jimi Hendrix and Post-War Pop

"Crackling with verve, comedy, calamity, crisp detail, forward motion, and abiding affection, speckled with an all-star cast of punk legends and pop idols, Chris Frantz's Remain in Love is a rock music memoir like none other--a candy kiss with a kick to it." --James Wolcott, author of Lucking Out