It’s cool to be on the leading edge of technology, but sometimes you can be TOO far ahead.
In 1988, the Talking Heads released an album called Naked. It was advertised as being “graphics ready.” This meant that if you were to buy a CD player with a special decoder, you could watch the lyrics of the songs pass by in real-time on your television. You could also watch for a list of which instruments were playing when.
Unfortunately, these CD players were not available in 1988–and many people have totally forgotten about this. And come to think of it, technology and technological standards have changed so much since then, that there might not be a piece of consumer electronics that can properly decode this part of the Talking Heads disc.