Songs of the THEY MIGHT-BE-GIANTS

Dinner Bell – They Might Be Giants

Posted on by sensei

So in the morning when the morning bird sings There’s still dinner on my dinner jacket ‘Til the dinner bell rings Experimental dog* Salivating dog Good dog Waiting for

Wearing A Raincoat – They Might Be Giants

Posted on by sensei

Made of a raincoat But when you think of that You hurt your mind And you’ll need a friend To talk you down Needing a friend to talk you

Dead – They Might Be Giants

Posted on by sensei

Accidently taken off the shelf Before the expiration date I came back as a bag of groceries Accidently taken off the shelf Before the date stamped on myself Did

Your Mom’s Alright – They Might Be Giants

Posted on by sensei

Your mom’s alright Your mom’s alright Your ass is grass And I’m a lawnmower You dandelion I am a sunflower This darkest night This vale of no hope You

Snowball In Hell – They Might Be Giants

Posted on by sensei

I was a snowball in hell Avalanche or roadblock A jailer trapped in his cell Money’s all broke, and food’s going hungry If it wasn’t for disappointment I wouldn’t

Memo To Human Resources – They Might Be Giants

Posted on by sensei

I’m good here in the back I’m good all by myself I’m busy taking stock of all the things that I’ve forgot (5 4 3 2) And making mental

Number Three – They Might Be Giants

Posted on by sensei

Don’t know where I got the inspiration or how I wrote the words Spent my whole life just digging up my music’s shallow grave For the two songs in

The Mesopotamians – They Might Be Giants

Posted on by sensei

From one end of this town to the other and back But no one’s ever seen us (No one’s ever seen us) Driving our Econoline van (And no one’s

Upside Down Frown – They Might Be Giants

Posted on by sensei

You say I’m going to die when you tell me And in my way, I will But though your words will kill, I know you’ll think that I don’t

The Statue Got Me High – They Might Be Giants

Posted on by sensei

The statue got me high The monument of granite sent a beam into my eye The statue made me die The statue made me die It took my hand

Fake-Believe (Type B) – They Might Be Giants

Posted on by sensei

Fake-Believe, Fake-believe, Fake-believe Fake-Believe, Fake-believe, Fake-believe F is for Fake-Believe F is for fun, F is for fun F is for fake-believe My space helmet’s on I’m climbin’ in

Weep Day – They Might Be Giants

Posted on by sensei

Though everybody said they saw me there And it wasn’t me you punched a hole in At the West German protest march Simultaneous events don’t happen We are isolated

Hopeless Bleak Despair – They Might Be Giants

Posted on by sensei

hopeless bleak despair Until one day when I found out The first time I ever left my house It saw me and followed me home And stayed with me

Istanbul (Not Constantinople) – They Might Be Giants

Posted on by sensei

Now it’s Istanbul, not Constantinople Been a long time gone, Constantinople Now it’s Turkish delight on a moonlit night Every gal in Constantinople Lives in Istanbul, not Constantinople So

Withered Hope – They Might Be Giants

Posted on by sensei

Very, very sad Very Sad Sack Withered Hope says she is his friend to the end, But she doesn’t like Very Sad Sack Today Withered Hope saw the Very

Nightgown Of The Sullen Moon – They Might Be Giants

Posted on by sensei

And you fell on the floor With your hand on the knob Looking up and abruptly Forget what you’re thinking Fire alarms go off in your head You live

I’ve Got A Match – They Might Be Giants

Posted on by sensei

Put down the phone Take off that stupid looking hat you wear I’m going to die if you touch me one more time Well I guess that I’m going

On The Drag – They Might Be Giants

Posted on by sensei

You’re top fueled and you’re bad Parachute in your back pack and Your knees under your chin And your boyfriend’s getting mad At all the time you waste Trying

Broke In Two – They Might Be Giants

Posted on by sensei

Something I was not to forget Then Is when i maybe should have wrote it down But when I looked around to find a pen And then I tried

C Is For Conifers – They Might Be Giants

Posted on by sensei

C is for conifers, my kind of trees Large junipers and fir, spruce, cedars and pines C is for conifers, more then five hundred kinds If you see a

The Shadow Government – They Might Be Giants

Posted on by sensei

Realized something had changed Looked in the sky Saw with my eye The moon was following me Where’s the shadow government when you need it? Where’s the shadow government?

Sentimental Over You – They Might Be Giants

Posted on by sensei

But now I hear the call I’m getting sentimental over you Things you say and do Just thrill me through and through I’m getting sentimental over you Once I

A Self Called Nowhere – They Might Be Giants

Posted on by sensei

I’m sitting on the curb By the empty parking lot Of the store where they let me play the organ I’m waiting for my ride But I want to

I Palindrome I – They Might Be Giants

Posted on by sensei

Mom leans down and says, “;My sentiments exactly, You son of a bitch”; I palindrome I (I palindrome I) I palindrome I (I palindrome I) And I am a

It’s Kickin’ In – They Might Be Giants

Posted on by sensei

It’s kickin’ in, yeah! Yeah! Yeah! Yeah! Yeah! Shocked awake in the middle of the day In a fight over shadows of the night And you wonder why the

[untitled] – They Might Be Giants

Posted on by sensei

I don’t know, Gloria, I just– Some kind of singing. They sound like all kinds of people, right? Yeah. And then it says “;Another child is born in India

Out Of Jail – They Might Be Giants

Posted on by sensei

A stranger could have loved that town but she had to leave I wish I’d gotten to know her before I fell in love I could say who’s to

Man, It’s So Loud In Here – They Might Be Giants

Posted on by sensei

It’s permanently disco Everyone is dressed so oddly I can’t recognize them I can’t tell the staff from the customers Baby check this out, I’ve got something to say

Where Your Eyes Don’t Go – They Might Be Giants

Posted on by sensei

And does a parody of each unconscious thing you do When you turn around to look it’s gone behind you On its face it’s wearing your confused expression Where

Twisting – They Might Be Giants

Posted on by sensei

And now she’s sighing Blew out your pilot light And made a wish She doesn’t have to have Her dB’s record back now But there’s not a lot of