Kiss Me, Son Of God
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|song name||Kiss Me, Son of God|
|artist||They Might Be Giants|
|releases||Lincoln, They'll Need A Crane (EP) [UK Release], Then: The Earlier Years, Selections From Then|
|first played||March 4, 1987 (52 known performances)|
|sung by||John Linnell; John Flansburgh harmonizes|
- John Flansburgh, November 28, 1987:
This song we played on a TV station in Kansas City, Missouri. [...] Right after the line "I look like Jesus", they pulled us off the air. We are still waiting for a written explanation and apology.
- Features the multi-instrumental talents of The Ordinaires.
- This song has been covered by both OK Go and Frank Bennett.
- In live performances, the song is played only with accordion instead of stringed instruments, showcasing a duo-style unplugged arrangement similar to the alternate version.
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