John Henry & Factory Showroom

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John Henry + Factory Showroom
Compilation by They Might Be Giants
First released December 10, 2013
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Tracks 46
Label Edsel <EDSK 7062> Length



John Henry + Factory Showroom is a compilation album, released in December 2013 in the UK. It is a two-disc set, featuring the band's fifth and sixth albums, John Henry and Factory Showroom — their final two Elektra albums. The compilation also includes various B-side tracks that were released on the albums' accompanying singles.

John Henry + Factory Showroom was released alongside Flood + Apollo 18, which collects the band's earlier Elektra albums. Together, the set comprises TMBG's full Elektra album catalog.

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Track listing[edit | edit source]

Disc 1: John Henry[edit | edit source]

# Title Length  Lyrics Guitar Tab
1 Subliminal 2:45

 

2 Snail Shell 3:20

 

3 Sleeping In The Flowers 4:30

 

4 Unrelated Thing 2:30

 

5 AKA Driver 3:14

 

6 I Should Be Allowed To Think 3:09

 

7 Extra Savoir-Faire 2:48

 

8 Why Must I Be Sad? 4:08

 

9 Spy 3:06

 

10 O, Do Not Forsake Me 2:30

 

11 No One Knows My Plan 2:37

 

12 Dirt Bike 3:05

 

13 Destination Moon 2:27

 

14 A Self Called Nowhere 3:22

 

15 Meet James Ensor 1:33

 

16 Thermostat 3:11

 

17 Window 1:00

 

18 Out Of Jail 2:38

 

19 Stomp Box 1:55

 

20 The End Of The Tour 3:18

 

21 Ondine 2:31

 

22 She Was A Hotel Detective 3:21

 

23 Mrs. Train 3:00

 

24 Snail Dust 3:38

 

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25 Why Does The Sun Shine? 2:53

 

26 Jessica 2:24

 

27 Whirlpool 2:10

 

28 Spy (Original Version) 2:30

 

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Disc 2: Factory Showroom[edit | edit source]

# Title Length  Lyrics Guitar Tab
1 Token Back To Brooklyn 1:02 
2 S-E-X-X-Y 3:51 
3 Till My Head Falls Off 2:53 
4 How Can I Sing Like A Girl? 4:32 
5 Exquisite Dead Guy 2:02 
6 Metal Detector 3:50 
7 New York City 3:02 
8 Your Own Worst Enemy 1:45 
9 XTC Vs. Adam Ant 3:37 
10 Spiraling Shape 4:24 
11 James K. Polk 3:04 
12 Pet Name 4:04 
13 I Can Hear You 1:57 
14 The Bells Are Ringing 3:32 
15 S-E-X-X-Y (Radio Edit) 3:21

 

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16 Sensurround 2:57 
17 Unforgotten 3:06 
18 We've Got A World That Swings 2:05

 

19 S-E-X-X-Y (Warren Rigg Microwave Mix) 7:52

 

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