Call You Mom
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|song name||Call You Mom|
|artist||They Might Be Giants|
|releases||Nanobots EP, Nanobots|
|first played||December 29, 2012 (102 known performances)|
|sung by||John Linnell, John Flansburgh backs|
- This was the first song from Nanobots to be publicly released. It was made available via SoundCloud , announced by Rolling Stone on December 12, 2012.
- In an interviewJohn Linnell described this as an "Oedipus Pan" song because of the narrator's childishness and maternal obsession. with The Weekly Feed,
- "Rolling a hoop" refers to the game of hoop rolling, often played by children through history. However, it was also considered a skilled sport and used as a targeting exercise in Ancient Greece and Rome.
- The sailor suit was originally designed for seafaring men in the 1850s, but later became a popular fashion style for children.
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