Sometimes A Lonely Way
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|song name||Sometimes a Lonely Way|
|artist||They Might Be Giants|
|sung by||John Flansburgh|
- The line: "Not everyone who is lost is wondering why" might be a play on the line "Not all who wander are lost," which appears in a poem in J.R.R. Tolkien's The Fellowship of the Ring.
- The original 2013 video for this song incorporates elements of Hans Richter's "Rhythm 23".
- In November 2018, the band posted a second video for this song, featuring scenes of New York City.
- In an interview , Flansburgh described this song:
For me, it was interesting to write something that was kind of that down. It wasn't intentional. I was trying to figure out how to do something that was just simple. And I think the combination of a really unadorned arrangement and a very direct kind of sentiment added up to something that seemed much more intense than I was intending.
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