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|artist||They Might Be Giants|
|releases||Long Tall Weekend, Non LP Tracks, Boss Of Me (Single) [UK / Australian Release], Music From Malcolm In The Middle (Promo), They Got Lost, TMBG Clock Radio|
|first played||March 21, 1996 (12 known performances)|
|sung by||John Flansburgh|
- From tmbg.com: "A cool song that fell between the cracks. This song features the sound of the Mellotron (actually from a sampler) that was a primitive version of sampling created in the 60s. The 'horn section' is actually created by playing a chord on an electronic keyboard, but instead of a piano or organ sound you get the sound of a saxophone, or in this case, the sound of a very old-fashioned, melodramatic, vibrato-laded sax with a tone more from the '40s than from the '60s when it was recorded."
- From the Summer 1999 Info Club newsletter: "A swanky ballad with wall-to-wall horns about the most reprehensible fellow one could imagine. Features a Linnell clarinet solo."
- The recording of this song on Long Tall Weekend was first present on the leaked cassette known as The Complete Factory Showroom Sessions in 1996.
- Appears in the Malcolm In The Middle episodes "Red Dress," "Malcolm Babysits," and "Francis Escapes".
Age, Body Parts, Criminal Activities, Evil, Forgetting, Remembering, History, Loneliness, Mind Control, Hypnotism, Oxymorons, Paradoxes, And Contradictory Statements, Plans, Recursion, Religion, Swapped Vocals
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Reprehensible is currently ranked #138 out of 849. (78 wikians have given it an average rating of 8.79)