Music Jail, Pt. 1 & 2

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Music video for "Music Jail, Pt. 1 & 2"

song name Music Jail, Pt. 1 & 2
artist They Might Be Giants
releases Dial-A-Song (2015), Glean
year 2015
first played January 25, 2015 (96 known performances)
run time 3:10
sung by John Flansburgh


  • Premiered early on January 12, 2015 via The Gist podcast, though it was removed and replaced with "Madam, I Challenge You To A Duel" the following day. The proper premiere came on the January 26 episode, "Microsoft’s Imperfect 10".
  • In November of 2014, the band posted a 4-second video of Rob Moose playing violin for this song. Moose has also collaborated with artists such as Burt Bacharach, Jay-Z, and Sufjan Stevens.
  • The music video for this song was directed by David Cowles, Jeremy Galante, and David Plunkert.
  • The melody played on the clarinet is similar to a sped-up version of the clarinet backing accompaniment in Cloisonné.

Song Themes

Dreams, Falsetto, Jail And Imprisonment, Music, Questions, Telephony, Time


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