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|song name||Indian Ocean|
|artist||They Might Be Giants|
|releases||TMBG Unlimited - August, DialASong.com (2000-2006), Podcast 51|
|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."
- In 2014, Flansburgh revealed that playing cards and bicycle wheels were used for percussion effects on this song.
- In a 2000 interview for State Songs, John Linnell discussed ways he has come up with song ideas, briefly mentioning "Indian Ocean":
I had started coming up with song titles in collect-'em-all sets, which Flansburgh and I had already experimented with when we recorded a song for each of the three oceans... way back before we made records.
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Indian Ocean is currently ranked #799 out of 910. (24 wikians have given it an average rating of 7.00)