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Watch Stephen Colbert Cover Talking Heads' "Once In a Lifetime"

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Over the weekend, Montclair, N.J., resident Stephen Colbert appeared at a fundraiser for the Montclair Film Festival, an event he’s long supported. We’re not quite sure what led up to this moment, but per Stereogum, the fundraiser was ”’80s-themed,” so of course at some point the Late Show host, joined by a full live backing band, performed a rendition of Talking Heads’ “Once in a Lifetime.” Mimicking many of David Byrne’s Stop Making Sense dance moves, complete with over-sized gray suit, Colbert throws his all into the performance. Check out the performance above, and check out a Talking Heads show from 1980 below via the Paste Cloud.

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