Chess Piece Face

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song name Chess Piece Face
artist They Might Be Giants
releases They Might Be Giants, Then: The Earlier Years
year 1986
first played December 31, 1989 (51 known performances)
run time 1:21
sung by John Flansburgh


  • John Flansburgh confirmed that this song is about a co-worker of his, though rumor goes that it could as well be about his brother Paxus.

Song Themes

Body Parts, Dreams, Games, Kingdom Of Loathing Reference, Oblique Cliches, People (Imaginary), Questions, Recycled Material, Sailing


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Chess Piece Face is currently ranked #680 out of 844. (84 wikians have given it an average rating of 7.33)