Ant (Indestructible Object Version)

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Official music video

song name Ant
artist They Might Be Giants
releases Indestructible Object (EP), Podcast 45, TMBG's Other Thing Brass Band (EP)
year 2004
first played September 28, 2003 (2 known performances)
run time 2:55
sung by John Flansburgh


  • Features the celebrated TMBG's Other Thing and a crazy duet between a trumpet and a Kaoss Pad. This version starts out in a lower key than the original (G, as opposed to A) and also contains two more key changes than the original version. The "Grow up to be president" part has the horn section playing a "Hail To The Chief" riff behind it.
  • This particular version of the song was first performed on September 28, 2003 at Joe's Pub, New York, NY.

Song Themes

Animals, Dreams, Heads, Insects, Intelligence, Espionage, Presidents, Problems With Liner Notes, Real Estate, Recursion, References To Other Songs Or Musicians, Sleep (Theme)


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