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|artist||They Might Be Giants|
|releases||Join Us, Podcast 55|
|first played||September 8, 2011 (82 known performances)|
|sung by||John Flansburgh|
- Read about the pop culture references in this song on Wikipedia: Banksy, Anonymous, and Hieronymus Bosch.
- John Flansburgh on the song (via Twitter): "It's a pretty impressionistic song. It wasn't written in a rehearsal hall, but it's kind of ABOUT writing in a rehearsal hall."
- While recording the song, Marty Beller "slipped in" a drum fill in tribute to Phil Collins, who had recently announced retirement. A video of the drum fill was uploaded to YouTube on March 14, 2011. The fill can be heard at 3:30 in the song.
- John Flansburgh says the bridge for this song is based on the Rolling Stones song "Emotional Rescue."
- The intro is omitted when performing the song in live performances (The run time is reduced to 3:21).
- Used in the episode "Venus, Cupid, Folly, and Time" of the TV series Switched at Birth.
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