#116 – “Ana Ng” (1988)

Lincoln

A.S.: Oh boy. L.K.: HOLY SHIT. Can I start this off by saying that this is my favorite TMBG song OF ALL TIME? OF ALL TIME. A.S.: I wouldn’t go so far with that, but it is impossible to deny its greatness. L.K.: It is absolute musical and lyrical perfection. Also it is up there with “Accidents Will Happen” on my … Continue reading

#97 – “Haunted Floating Eye” (2006)

Cast Your Pod To The Wind

L.K.: Talk about weird subject matter. A.S.: Yeah, on a very basic level, this is an extremely simple, fun pop tune. But then there are the lyrics. And the sampled “woop woop”s (whatever those even are) in the background. And the creepy bridge. And the Flansburgh falsetto. L.K.: Oh yeah, falsetto is always very scary. It’s not like the meaning of the lyrics … Continue reading

#61 – “Somebody Took My Eyeball” (2001)

TMBG Unlimited - May

A.S.: Well, isn’t this interesting.  I was under the impression that this was a completely improvised one-off, some weird thing done once at a concert and never done again, but I guess it was a semi-regular part of setlists between late 1998 and early 1999. I’m also just learning that was the prelude to “Ana Ng” for … Continue reading

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