Atlanta

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Music video for "Atlanta"

song name Atlanta
artist They Might Be Giants
releases Venue Songs, Podcast 40
year 2004
first played September 25, 2004 (9 known performances)
run time 2:02
sung by John Linnell, John Flansburgh sings some backup


Trivia/Info

  • Also known as "Variety Playhouse Freak-In" in the original concert setlist, this song is the venue song for the Variety Playhouse.
  • The sudden vocal freakout may or may not be a reference to a similar style used during the early musical career of Yoko Ono (especially in "Don't Worry Kyoko," which They covered in their early years).
  • Over five years later (2010), Flansburgh created a video for the song using the iMovie program that comes with the Macbook. It includes images of x-rays, people in hospitals, theater seats and other chairs, audience members and others applauding, and brief shots of The Avatars Of They.

Song Themes

Colors, Medical, Music, Venue Songs

Videos

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