Am I Awake?

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From the opening credits of "Resident Life"

song name Am I Awake?
artist They Might Be Giants
releases Indestructible Object (EP), Experimental Film (Promo), Podcast 7A, Idlewild
year 2004
run time 3:04
sung by John Linnell


Trivia/Info

  • Theme song for the TLC series Resident Life.
  • This was also on a commercial for a program on the USA network.
  • In the Am I Awake? Studio Session video, Linnell playfully speculates that this is probably the first ever recorded song to feature a backwards Marxophone.
  • The opening electronic instrumentation is a constant theme in the Showtime series Dead Like Me starting with "Curious George" (Season 1 Episode 2).
  • On February 25, 2014, the band announced[1] a fan-made video contest, similar to the one for "Can't Keep Johnny Down" in 2011. John Hodgman served as judge again, this time determining three winners from the 150+ videos that were submitted. See below for the winning videos.

Song Themes

Altered States, Bad English, Coffee, Clothes, Dreams, Forgetting, Remembering, Heads, I Am, Questions, Recursion, Sleep, Temperature, Time, TV And Movie Themes

Videos

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