Call Connected Thru The NSA

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song name Call Connected Thru the NSA
artist They Might Be Giants
releases They Might Be Ringtones, Podcast 4A, theymightbegiants.com Free Tunes, Podcast 33B
year 2006
run time 0:37
sung by John Flansburgh


Trivia/Info

  • From theymightbegiants.com: "These ditties were created at the end of a TMBG session with the legendary Pat Dillett. Instead of ending our session day with the usual clearing of coffee cups and sweeping up, John and John got together and scribbled these quickies for your phone, PDA, or any other place you can think of."
  • This song was originally released under the title "War", but was changed to "Call Connected Thru The NSA" just four days after initial release.
  • The lyrics and title of this song refer to the NSA warrantless surveillance controversy of late 2005/early 2006, in which the US National Security Agency was given power to wiretap phone lines of U.S. citizens without a prior warrant.

Song Themes

Criminal Activities, Intelligence, Espionage, Politics, Telecommunication, War, Military

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