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Talking Heads’ “Psycho Killer” Sampled On New Selena Gomez Song

We could have never predicted The Talking Heads and Selena Gomez would appear in the same sentence… but here we are.

Pop star Gomez’s new song “Bad Liar” features a sample of Talking Heads’ 1977 single “Psycho Killer.” The bass line can be heard from the first seconds in the song.

Take a listen below:

Billboard reports that Talking Heads frontman David Byrne “wholeheartedly gave his permission” for the sample after he heard the song and liked it.

Revisit “Psycho Killer”:

What do you think of the sample use? Do you agree with David Byrne that Gomez effectively utilized “Psycho Killer?” Let us know in the comments.

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