Direct From Brooklyn

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Video Compilation
Video Collection by They Might Be Giants
First released February 18, 2003
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Tracks 15
Label Restless <REST 72994> Length 44:39


Direct From Brooklyn is a collection of They Might Be Giants videos released in 1999 (VHS) and 2003 (DVD).

Purchase[edit | edit source]

Seller Format Price Link
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DVD $45.00 Purchase

Description[edit | edit source]

The DVD for Direct From Brooklyn contains all the same videos as the VHS release; however, it also contains a live version of "Why Does The Sun Shine?", a trailer for Gigantic, and also three audio tracks. It also features two versions of "Complete Paranoia" as easter eggs. The DVD is Region 0/NTSC.

Track listing[edit | edit source]

# Title Length  Lyrics Guitar Tab
1 Doctor Worm 3:01

 

2 Snail Shell
Complete Paranoia commentary track
3:20

 

3 The Guitar (The Lion Sleeps Tonight) 3:49

 

4 The Statue Got Me High 3:06

 

5 Istanbul (Not Constantinople) 2:38

 

6 Birdhouse In Your Soul 3:20

 

7 They'll Need A Crane 2:33

 

8 Purple Toupee 2:40

 

9 Ana Ng 3:23

 

10 (She Was A) Hotel Detective 2:10

 

11 Don't Let's Start 2:36

 

12 Put Your Hand Inside The Puppet Head 2:12

 


Video bonus material[edit | edit source]

# Title Length  Lyrics Guitar Tab
1 Particle Man
Tiny Toon Adventures
1:59

 

2 Istanbul (Not Constantinople)
Tiny Toon Adventures
2:38

 

3 Why Does The Sun Shine?
live from Newport Music Hall, Columbus, OH, April 6, 2002
2:53

 

4 Gigantic (A Tale Of Two Johns) trailer 2:21 
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N/A

Audio bonus material[edit | edit source]

# Title Length  Lyrics Guitar Tab
1 All MacGyver On It 0:46

 

N/A
2 Your Mom's Alright 2:59

 

3 Man, It's So Loud In Here (Hot 2002 Remix) 3:42

 

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VHS Release[edit | edit source]

Video Compilation video collection cover
Video Compilation
Video Collection by They Might Be Giants
First released April 27, 1999
Release details / collectors: Show | Hide
Tracks 14
Label Restless <01877 72994-3> Length 39:25


A flyer received by some customers that pre-ordered the VHS tape.

Track listing[edit | edit source]

# Title Length  Lyrics Guitar Tab
1 Doctor Worm 3:01

 

2 Snail Shell 3:20

 

3 The Guitar (The Lion Sleeps Tonight) 3:49

 

4 The Statue Got Me High 3:06

 

5 Istanbul (Not Constantinople) 2:38

 

6 Birdhouse In Your Soul 3:20

 

7 They'll Need A Crane 2:33

 

8 Purple Toupee 2:40

 

9 Ana Ng 3:23

 

10 (She Was A) Hotel Detective 2:10

 

11 Don't Let's Start 2:36

 

12 Put Your Hand Inside The Puppet Head 2:12

 

13 Particle Man
Tiny Toon Adventures
1:59

 

14 Istanbul (Not Constantinople)
Tiny Toon Adventures
2:38

 


Trivia[edit | edit source]