Lyrics to Life During Wartime by Talking Heads from the The Name of This Band Is Talking Heads [Expanded] album - including song video, artist biography. Heard of a van that is loaded with weapons, Packed up and ready to go. Heard of some grave sites, out by the highway, A place where nobody knows. Life During Wartime Lyrics: Heard of a van that is loaded with weapons / Packed up and ready to go / Heard of some grave sites, out by the highway / A place. Check out Life During Wartime (Live) by Talking Heads on Amazon Music. Stream ad-free or purchase CD's and MP3s now on ttcih.org View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of Life During Wartime (Live) on Discogs. Talking Heads - Life During Wartime - ttcih.org Music. "Life During Wartime" is a song by the American new wave band Talking Heads, released as the first single from their album Fear of Music. It peaked at.