Mr. Klaw (Demo)

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song name Mr. Klaw
artist They Might Be Giants
releases The Frank O' Toole Show
year 1987
run time 1:19
sung by John Linnell


Trivia/Info

  • Same recording to later appear on the (She Was A) Hotel Detective (EP), but three differences:
    • The second vocal layer is present through the entire intro, rather than starting with "Unless that klaw..."
    • The electric guitar at the start begins cold rather than fading in, revealing a rather ugly first chord.
    • The drum machine comes in a couple seconds too late during the "Mister Klaw" chorus, which was corrected for the EP release.

Song Themes

Accents, German, Nonsense Words, People (Imaginary), Talking, Not Singing, Titles And Honorifics

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