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Recent News

October 18, 2021

They Might Be Giants have been profiled and interviewed for Stereogum's We’ve Got A File On You, which can be read here. Additionally, John Flansburgh named five albums he can't live without for SPIN and appeared on the Hard Times Podcast.

October 11, 2021

They Might Be Giants has released another preview track from their upcoming album BOOK, "Part Of You Wants To Believe Me". It can be heard on YouTube and streaming services.

October 4, 2021

Fan podcast Don't Let's Start has released a full-length audio interview with former They Might Be Giants band member Kurt Hoffman with personal stories about recording, touring and working with the band. Listen here. Also, John Flansburgh was interviewed on Obsessed Show.

October 3, 2021

They Might Be Giants were interviewed for a profile on PBS NewsHour, with topics including the upcoming album BOOK and how John and John use This Might Be A Wiki! Watch it on YouTube.

September 27, 2021

John Flansburgh is the guest on the latest episode of Andy Richter's podcast The Three Questions.

September 21, 2021

They Might Be Giants has released a new single from their upcoming album BOOK, called "Super Cool". It can be heard on numerous streaming services.

August 13, 2021

The track list and October 29 release date for BOOK have been announced via BrooklynVegan, Consequence of Sound and Rolling Stone. Additionally, the new single "I Can't Remember The Dream" has been released with an accompanying music video directed by Alex Italics.

July 20, 2021

John Linnell was interviewed on Slate's Spectacular Vernacular podcast, as well as the SiriusXM show Feedback to discuss Roman Songs.

July 2, 2021

John Linnell's new 4-song solo EP Roman Songs, sung entirely in Latin, is now available to download and stream! A matching T-shirt is also available.

June 25, 2021

The song "Pour Poor Me More Please," written by They Might Be Giants, is featured in a new episode of the Apple TV+ animated series Central Park and has been released on streaming services and YouTube.

June 12, 2021

TMBW sends wishes for a sensational 62nd birthday to John Linnell today!

June 1, 2021

They Might Be Giants has released a new single from their upcoming album BOOK, called "I Broke My Own Rule". Check it out on your preferred music service.

May 16, 2021

John Linnell made a guest appearance on the latest episode of the Go Fact Yourself podcast, in a section featuring podcaster Justin McElroy answering They Might Be Giants trivia questions.

May 14, 2021

More than two decades after its exclusive release as the b-side to State Songs single "Montana," John Linnell's song "Louisiana" is now available to stream/download for the first time.

May 6, 2021

TMBW wishes a beautiful 61st birthday to John Flansburgh today!

March 18, 2021

The new They Might Be Giants merch store, featuring pre-orders of the forthcoming fall 2021 album BOOK, has launched at!

February 22, 2021

The podcast If You're Listening, in which guests discuss the music that influenced them as teenagers, has released an episode featuring John Flansburgh discussing Elvis Costello and The Attractions' album This Year's Model, as well as John's early days in London. Listen to If You're Listening here or on Spotify.

February 11, 2021

They Might Be Giants fan podcast Don't Let's Start has released a few episodes in their latest series about Apollo 18, which includes interviews with Laura Cantrell and engineer Edward Douglas. Additionally, This Might Be A Podcast has released an interview with former TMBG bassist Tony Maimone about the song "Snail Shell." Listen to Don't Let's Start here and This Might Be A Podcast here.

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This Day in TMBG

Events of October 26:

1993 – They Might Be Giants appear on Late Night with Conan O'Brien for the first time. They perform "Why Does The Sun Shine?" and are interviewed. This is the first of over a dozen appearances on Conan. The performance and interview are available on YouTube.


1999 – State Songs, John Linnell's first solo studio album, is released.

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