Sleeping In The Flowers
|song name||Sleeping in the Flowers|
|artist||They Might Be Giants|
|releases||John Henry, Sleeping In The Flowers (Promo), John Henry + Factory Showroom|
|first played||April 21, 1993 (146 known performances)|
|sung by||John Flansburgh; John Linnell harmonizes|
- According to Flansburgh, this song is about "getting stoned in Central Park." He has also said this song was influenced by the Small Faces song "Itchycoo Park."
- From the tmbg.com Q&A: "Gibson Montana very kindly built a left handed L1 acoustic model for me [Flans] for the John Henry recordings, and can be heard on 'Self Called Nowhere' and on 'Sleeping In The Flowers'."
- This song appears in the 1995 film Born to Be Wild.
Addiction, Compulsion, Aversion To Work, Death, Drinking, Drugs, Fade Out, Geography, Guy Songs, Heads, I Am, Islands, New York City, Occupations, Sailing, Sleep, Transportation, Trees And Other Plants, Water
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Sleeping In The Flowers is currently ranked #190 out of 910. (132 wikians have given it an average rating of 8.71)