Born Under Punches (The Heat Goes On)  

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Born Under Punches (The Heat Goes On) is the track opening the acclaimed Talking Heads album Remain in Light. The track has a prominent bassline and sets the funk tone of the album. A live rendition of the song was included with a long bass intro on the 2004 reissue of the live album The Name of This Band is Talking Heads.

The song was also included in Röyksopp's mix album Back to Mine, the 25th volume in the series, as the first track.

The track was named as one of the best songs released between 1980 and 1983 in the 2008 book The Pitchfork 500: Our Guide to the Greatest Songs from Punk to the Present.




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