It changed the face of American music and thus music worldwide. It has touched grunge, nu-metal, punk, art-punk, pop, Radiohead and a thousand other genres where white men play guitars. Listen to the radio – Marquee Moon is everywhere.
John Aizlewood, Q Magazine
Television release their debut album on February 8, 1977. The album has been hailed by many to be one of the greatest albums of all time because of its influence on rock. Like Aizlewood says … Marquee Moon is everywhere. And, it’s #130 on Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.
Talking Heads release their fourth album. It’s #129 on Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Albums of All Time. The Library of Congress deemed the album “culturally, historically, or artistically significant”, and selected it for preservation in their National Recording Registry in 2017.