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Speaking in Tongues

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Published Date:
Fri, 22 Jul 2016 13:00:09 +0000
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197959_401b1753b7d4d2cf_bGraphic designer Tibor Kalman made a circle of blue the visual centerpiece of Talking Heads’ 1983 release Speaking in Tongues. The circle is seven inches in diameter, just like a 45 record. But while the graphic might evoke the standard format of singles from the ‘50s, ‘60s and ‘70s, it was actually inspired by the...
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