Indian Ocean

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song name Indian Ocean
artist They Might Be Giants
releases TMBG Unlimited - August, (2000-2006), Podcast 51
year 2001
run time 2:45
sung by John Flansburgh and John Linnell


  • From TMBG Unlimited, "This 'difficult' piece of music from the early '80s find John and John at their Dekalb St. space singing into an electric fan. The influence of San Francisco art rockers / mysterions The Residents can be heard directly in this unusual song."
  • John Flansburgh revealed in a Tumblr post that playing cards and bicycle wheels were used for percussion effects on this song.

Song Themes

Geography, Recursion, Sea, Tableware


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