Robot Parade (Adult Version)

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song name Robot Parade
artist They Might Be Giants
releases Working Undercover For The Man (EP), No! Preview, Mink Car [Japanese Release], Dial-A-Song: 20 Years Of They Might Be Giants, Podcast 32A
year 2000
first played March 16, 2001 (54 known performances)
run time 1:05
sung by John Flansburgh


Trivia/Info

  • Rather than the slow, melodic and dreamy version found on the No! album, this so-called "adult version" is a hard rocking, almost scary sounding mix of noise and guitar riffs. Concert renditions of the adult version have switched the places of children and robots in the "Robots obey what the children say" line.
  • This was the first song written for The Chopping Block for the website's as-of-yet unreleased robot theme. The version to appear on the future www.choppingblock.com site is titled "Robot Design." It was then adapted for No! as "Robot Parade" and later made into this "adult" version.

Song Themes

Altered Voice, Children, Robots, Science, Size, Time, Transportation

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