|song name||Fun Assassin|
|artist||They Might Be Giants|
|releases||The Spine Surfs Alone (EP), TMBG Clock Radio, Podcast 24A, Podcast 26A|
|first played||September 28, 2003 (2 known performances)|
|sung by||Jonny Cragg, Robin "Goldie" Goldwasser backs|
- This song's only live performance was on September 28, 2003 at Joe's Pub, New York, NY, nine months before its studio release. The live version was different from the studio version, with a slow, sinister tone and a tuba playing the bass line, and John Flansburgh singing the lead vocal.
- The first line ("you to me...") spoofs the opening line of "Concrete And Clay", a '60s pop hit that TMBG covered.
Beach, Criminal Activities, Drugs, Escape, Fire, Funny But Sad, Furniture, Lies, Deception, Mirrors And Reflections, Non-John Vocals, Oblique Cliches Or Idiom, Oxymorons, Paradoxes, And Contradictory Statements, Questions, Space, Time, Transportation, Violence
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