Talking Heads’ “This Must Be the Place (Naive Melody)” Performed on Traditional Chinese Instruments

Matteo — they’re a band from Salt Lake City that spent years “meandering through Chinese street markets and mountains,” gathering “a hearty collection of Chinese traditional instruments,” and then incorporating their sounds into their own brand of american indie-folk music. Naturally you’re wondering what this fusion sounds like. So we give you Matteo performing “This Must Be the Place (Naive Melody)” from the Talking Heads’ fifth album, Speaking in Tongues. Find a live version of the original right below. via BoingBoing

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