#62 – “Kids Are Different Now!” (Spool 409; 2000)

TMBG Unlimited - October

L.K.: We’re really getting a lot of these Battle of the Bands tracks the past few weeks, it seems… A.S.: Just two, right, including this one? L.K.: Maybe I’m just getting confused because we were discussing the project with regards to other, unrelated songs. A.S.: This is one of the songs recycled for the project; it’s gone under three … Continue reading

#42 – “Leeds” (2004)

Venue Songs

L.K.: A REAL Venue Song! A.S.: Alright, well I’ll just go ahead and state the obvious that this is a Who reference, almost certainly thanks to the Live At Leeds LP, which I still confidently claim to be the greatest live album of all time. L.K.: A lot of Venue Songs are pretty blatant shoutouts to other bands. This one being … Continue reading

#19 – “Lie Still, Little Bottle” (1988)

Lincoln

A.S.: Well, we’re really blowing our load on the Lincoln tracks here. L.K.: We swear this isn’t rigged! Though I was just reappraising my feelings about Lincoln earlier today. I have no idea why I had such a lukewarm reception to this album before. A.S.: It’s consistently been my favorite since I first listened to it, I think. L.K.: I mean, my … Continue reading

What else we’ve been listening to #1

Hey folks! We’re really happy to see so many people visiting, reading, and commenting on this blog, and we’re thrilled to see people taking an interest and joining in our discussions of various They Might Be Giants songs.  But we also love talking about other music as well, so we figured we could start an … Continue reading

#3 – “Even Numbers” (2008)

Here Come The 123s

L.K.: You know, if I were a kid, I don’t even know if this would explain to me what an even number is. A.S.: It is a bit too long an explanation for such a simple concept. I’d probably end up skipping too many numbers. L.K.: It’d be fine if it was musically or lyrically interesting, but it’s … Continue reading

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