- 2 Music video
- 3 Charts
- 4 Other performances
- 5 References
- 6 External links
|1.||"Wild Wild Life"||3:39|
|2.||"People Like Us (Movie Version)"||4:23|
|1.||"Wild Wild Life (Extended Mix)"||5:30|
|2.||"Wild Wild Life"||3:39|
|3.||"People Like Us (Movie Version)"||4:23|
- vocals on "People Like Us (Movie Version)" by John Goodman
The video for the song won "Best Group Video" at the MTV Video Music Awards in 1987. Taken from the film True Stories, with some additional content, it includesJerry Harrison parodying Prince. "My favorite T. Heads video, the most fun to make," Harrison recalled in the liner notes of Once in a Lifetime: The Best of Talking Heads. "I always wondered what Prince thought of it."
Actor John Goodman, prior to his fame in the sitcom Roseanne, appeared in both the film and MTV versions of the video. Goodman was also featured on the B-side's "People Like Us", a song which also appeared in the film.
|Australian Singles Chart||15|
|U.S. Billboard Hot 100 ||25|
|UK Singles Chart||43|
|New Zealand Singles Chart||2|
|Dutch Singles Chart||42|
|Irish Singles Chart||9|
|Swiss Singles Chart||20|
David Byrne had never played the song live until he and St. Vincent added it to the setlist for their Love This Giant tour. It was played live for the first time on June 11, 2013, at the Wellmont Theatre in Montclair, New Jersey, with each of the eight-piece brass section taking turns to sing a line of the song twice during the performance.