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
year 1988
first played March 4, 1987 (52 known performances)
run time 1:54
sung by John Linnell; John Flansburgh harmonizes


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.

Song Themes

Egoism And Pretentiousness, Friendship, Gleeful Irreverence, Kingdom Of Loathing Reference, Love, Religion, Size, Titles And Honorifics, Yes


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