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|song name||Distant Antenna|
|releases||Unsupervised, TMBG Clock Radio|
|first played||June 27, 1996 (10 known performances)|
|sung by||Elina Löwensohn|
- This song was inspired by a woman who called a radio station complaining that "the mountains are in the way". The Orange Mountains mentioned in the song are located in New Jersey.
- Flansburgh said, "This recording was cooked up quite spontaneously at the end of the marathon tracking session at Unique Studio in Times Square. Romanian-born actress Elina Löwensohn, star of Nadja, a number of Hal Hartley films, and the upcoming 'The Devil When Down To Newport' video, did the voice-over. There are no samples or loops, just real records scratching along, and live radios being tuned."
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Distant Antenna is currently ranked #590 out of 910. (19 wikians have given it an average rating of 7.84)