Songography

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Lists of every unique song by They Might Be Giants in order of first appearance in their catalog.

About this page:

  • Songs are sorted chronologically by their first release.
  • Each song only appears once per section regardless of multiple releases.
  • The primary page (most popular version) of each song is linked, even if an earlier-released version is listed.
  • Similarly, the "Sung By" column refers to the primary version of the song.

A breakdown of the sections:

  • They Might Be Giants recorded songs - An all-encompassing list of all songs recorded by They Might Be Giants.
  • They Might Be Giants studio canon - All songs released on an official They Might Be Giants album, EP, single or compilation.
  • Solo careers - All songs recorded by John Flansburgh and John Linnell for side projects after the formation of They Might Be Giants.

They Might Be Giants recorded songs[edit]

These songs were recorded by They Might Be Giants and released via physical media, downloads or Dial-A-Song.

Since many They Might Be Giants songs debuted on the Dial-A-Song phone service, a song's first non-phone release is preferred for this list, unless the song never made it past Dial-A-Song.

# Title First Release Year Sung By
1 Now That I Have Everything 1983 Demo Tape 1983 Flansburgh (with Linnell)
2 Weep Day 1983 Demo Tape 1983 Linnell (with Flansburgh)
3 Sally Boy Candy Bar 1983 Demo Tape 1983 Flansburgh
4 Hell Hotel 1983 Demo Tape 1983 Flansburgh (with Linnell)
5 I'll Remember 3rd Street
AKA "Space Suit"
1983 Demo Tape 1983 Instrumental
6 Everything Right Is Wrong Again 1984 Demo Tape 1984 Linnell
7 Number Three 1984 Demo Tape 1984 Flansburgh (with Linnell)
8 Youth Culture Killed My Dog 1984 Demo Tape 1984 Flansburgh (with Linnell)
9 They Might Be Giants 1984 Demo Tape 1984 Flansburgh (with Linnell)
10 You'll Miss Me Wiggle Diskette 1985 Flansburgh
11 Rhythm Section Want Ad 1985 Promo Demo 1985 Linnell (with Flansburgh)
12 Put Your Hand Inside The Puppet Head 1985 Demo Tape 1985 Flansburgh
13 When It Rains It Snows 1985 Demo Tape 1985 Flansburgh (with Linnell)
14 Don't Let's Start 1985 Demo Tape 1985 Linnell
15 I Hope That I Get Old Before I Die 1985 Demo Tape 1985 Flansburgh & Linnell
16 The Biggest One 1985 Demo Tape 1985 Flansburgh
17 32 Footsteps 1985 Demo Tape 1985 Linnell (with Flansburgh)
18 Boat Of Car 1985 Demo Tape 1985 Margaret Seiler
19 Cowtown 1985 Demo Tape 1985 Flansburgh & Linnell
20 Chess Piece Face 1985 Demo Tape 1985 Flansburgh
21 Rabid Child 1985 Demo Tape 1985 Flansburgh
22 Alienation's For The Rich 1985 Demo Tape 1985 Flansburgh
23 The Day 1985 Demo Tape 1985 Flansburgh (with Linnell)
24 (She Was A) Hotel Detective 1985 Demo Tape 1985 Flansburgh
25 Which Describes How You're Feeling 1985 Demo Tape 1985 Linnell
26 Toddler Hiway 1985 Demo Tape 1985 Flansburgh
27 Become A Robot 1985 Demo Tape 1985 Flansburgh & Linnell
28 I'm Def 1985 Demo Tape 1985 Flansburgh
29 Nothing's Gonna Change My Clothes 1985 Demo Tape 1985 Linnell
30 Hide Away Folk Family They Might Be Giants 1986 Flansburgh (with Linnell)
31 She's An Angel They Might Be Giants 1986 Linnell
32 Absolutely Bill's Mood They Might Be Giants 1986 Flansburgh
33 We're The Replacements Don't Let's Start (EP) 1987 Linnell (with Flansburgh)
34 The Famous Polka Don't Let's Start (EP) 1987 Flansburgh & Linnell
35 Kiss Me, Son Of God (She Was A) Hotel Detective 1988 Flansburgh & Linnell
36 For Science (She Was A) Hotel Detective 1988 Flansburgh, Linnell & Anne Moore
37 Mr. Klaw (She Was A) Hotel Detective 1988 Linnell
38 Untitled (She Was A) Hotel Detective 1988 Gloria & friend
39 Ana Ng Lincoln 1988 Linnell
40 Lie Still, Little Bottle Lincoln 1988 Flansburgh
41 Purple Toupee Lincoln 1988 Linnell (with Flansburgh)
42 Cage & Aquarium Lincoln 1988 Flansburgh (with Linnell)
43 Where Your Eyes Don't Go Lincoln 1988 Linnell
44 Piece Of Dirt Lincoln 1988 Flansburgh
45 Mr. Me Lincoln 1988 Linnell (with Flansburgh)
46 Pencil Rain Lincoln 1988 Linnell
47 The World's Address Lincoln 1988 Flansburgh
48 I've Got A Match Lincoln 1988 Linnell
49 Santa's Beard Lincoln 1988 Flansburgh (with Linnell)
50 They'll Need A Crane Lincoln 1988 Linnell (with Flansburgh)
51 Shoehorn With Teeth Lincoln 1988 Flansburgh & Linnell
52 Stand On Your Own Head Lincoln 1988 Linnell
53 Snowball In Hell Lincoln 1988 Flansburgh (with Linnell)
54 It's Not My Birthday They'll Need A Crane 1989 Linnell
55 I'll Sink Manhattan They'll Need A Crane 1989 Flansburgh
56 Nightgown Of The Sullen Moon They'll Need A Crane 1989 Linnell
57 Hey, Mr. DJ, I Thought You Said We Had A Deal Don't Let's Start (Album) 1989 Linnell
58 Lady Is A Tramp
Written by Rodgers and Hart
Don't Let's Start (Album) 1989 Instrumental
59 Birds Fly Don't Let's Start (Album) 1989 Flansburgh (with Linnell)
60 Brainwashing Our Fighting Boys Dial-A-Song 1980s Flansburgh
61 Coffee Table Of Love Dial-A-Song 1980s Flansburgh
62 Confusing The Mind Dial-A-Song 1980s Flansburgh
63 Cupid Dial-A-Song 1980s Flansburgh
64 Exploding Invitation Dial-A-Song 1980s Flansburgh
65 How Much Cake Can You Eat? Dial-A-Song 1980s Flansburgh
66 I Find It Hard To Believe Dial-A-Song 1980s Linnell
67 I Need Some Lovin' Dial-A-Song 1980s Jennifer Neff (with Flansburgh)
68 I Palindrome I (Flansburgh song) Dial-A-Song 1980s Flansburgh
69 Mrs. Cinderella Dial-A-Song 1980s Flansburgh
70 We Just Go Nuts At Christmastime Dial-A-Song 1980s Flansburgh
71 Birdhouse In Your Soul Birdhouse In Your Soul (Single) 1989 Linnell
72 Hot Cha Birdhouse In Your Soul (Single) 1989 Flansburgh
73 Theme From Flood Flood 1990 Marion Beckenstein & Joel Mitchell
74 Lucky Ball & Chain Flood 1990 Flansburgh (with Linnell)
75 Istanbul (Not Constantinople)
Written by Jimmy Kennedy & Nat Simon
Flood 1990 Flansburgh & Linnell
76 Dead Flood 1990 Linnell
77 Your Racist Friend Flood 1990 Flansburgh & Linnell
78 Particle Man Flood 1990 Linnell
79 Twisting Flood 1990 Flansburgh
80 We Want A Rock Flood 1990 Linnell
81 Someone Keeps Moving My Chair Flood 1990 Linnell
82 Hearing Aid Flood 1990 Flansburgh
83 Minimum Wage Flood 1990 Flansburgh
84 Letterbox Flood 1990 Flansburgh & Linnell
85 Whistling In The Dark Flood 1990 Linnell
86 Women & Men Flood 1990 Linnell (with Flansburgh)
87 Sapphire Bullets Of Pure Love Flood 1990 Flansburgh (with Linnell)
88 Road Movie To Berlin Flood 1990 Flansburgh
89 One More Parade Rubaiyat (Elektra's 40th Anniversary) 1990 Linnell
90 Ant Birdhouse In Your Soul (EP) 1990 Flansburgh
91 James K. Polk Istanbul (Not Constantinople) 1990 Linnell
92 Stormy Pinkness Istanbul (Not Constantinople) 1990 Linnell
93 Hello Radio Miscellaneous T 1991 Flansburgh
94 The Statue Got Me High The Statue Got Me High 1992 Linnell
95 She's Actual Size The Statue Got Me High 1992 Flansburgh (with Linnell)
96 WORK IN PROGRESS.
Working on the studio canon list below first...
Dial-A-Song

They Might Be Giants studio canon[edit]

These songs were were released on an official They Might Be Giants studio album, compilation album or EP.

# Title First Release Year Sung By
1 Everything Right Is Wrong Again They Might Be Giants 1986 Linnell
2 Put Your Hand Inside The Puppet Head They Might Be Giants 1986 Flansburgh
3 Number Three They Might Be Giants 1986 Flansburgh (with Linnell)
4 Don't Let's Start They Might Be Giants 1986 Linnell
5 Hide Away Folk Family They Might Be Giants 1986 Flansburgh (with Linnell)
6 32 Footsteps They Might Be Giants 1986 Linnell (with Flansburgh)
7 Toddler Hiway They Might Be Giants 1986 Flansburgh
8 Rabid Child They Might Be Giants 1986 Flansburgh
9 Nothing's Gonna Change My Clothes They Might Be Giants 1986 Linnell
10 (She Was A) Hotel Detective They Might Be Giants 1986 Flansburgh
11 She's An Angel They Might Be Giants 1986 Linnell
12 Youth Culture Killed My Dog They Might Be Giants 1986 Flansburgh (with Linnell)
13 Boat Of Car They Might Be Giants 1986 Margaret Seiler
14 Absolutely Bill's Mood They Might Be Giants 1986 Flansburgh
15 Chess Piece Face They Might Be Giants 1986 Flansburgh
16 I Hope That I Get Old Before I Die They Might Be Giants 1986 Flansburgh & Linnell
17 Alienation's For The Rich They Might Be Giants 1986 Flansburgh
18 The Day They Might Be Giants 1986 Flansburgh (with Linnell)
19 Rhythm Section Want Ad They Might Be Giants 1986 Linnell (with Flansburgh)
20 We're The Replacements Don't Let's Start (EP) 1987 Linnell (with Flansburgh)
21 When It Rains It Snows Don't Let's Start (EP) 1987 Flansburgh (with Linnell)
22 The Famous Polka Don't Let's Start (EP) 1987 Flansburgh & Linnell
23 Kiss Me, Son Of God (She Was A) Hotel Detective 1988 Flansburgh & Linnell
24 For Science (She Was A) Hotel Detective 1988 Flansburgh, Linnell & Anne Moore
25 The Biggest One (She Was A) Hotel Detective 1988 Flansburgh
26 Mr. Klaw (She Was A) Hotel Detective 1988 Linnell
27 Untitled (She Was A) Hotel Detective 1988 Gloria & friend
28 Ana Ng Lincoln 1988 Linnell
29 Cowtown Lincoln 1988 Flansburgh & Linnell
30 Lie Still, Little Bottle Lincoln 1988 Flansburgh
31 Purple Toupee Lincoln 1988 Linnell (with Flansburgh)
32 Cage & Aquarium Lincoln 1988 Flansburgh (with Linnell)
33 Where Your Eyes Don't Go Lincoln 1988 Linnell
34 Piece Of Dirt Lincoln 1988 Flansburgh
35 Mr. Me Lincoln 1988 Linnell (with Flansburgh)
36 Pencil Rain Lincoln 1988 Linnell
37 The World's Address Lincoln 1988 Flansburgh
38 I've Got A Match Lincoln 1988 Linnell
39 Santa's Beard Lincoln 1988 Flansburgh (with Linnell)
40 You'll Miss Me Lincoln 1988 Flansburgh
41 They'll Need A Crane Lincoln 1988 Linnell (with Flansburgh)
42 Shoehorn With Teeth Lincoln 1988 Flansburgh & Linnell
43 Stand On Your Own Head Lincoln 1988 Linnell
44 Snowball In Hell Lincoln 1988 Flansburgh (with Linnell)
45 It's Not My Birthday They'll Need A Crane 1989 Linnell
46 I'll Sink Manhattan They'll Need A Crane 1989 Flansburgh
47 Nightgown Of The Sullen Moon They'll Need A Crane 1989 Linnell
48 Hey, Mr. DJ, I Thought You Said We Had A Deal Don't Let's Start (Album) 1989 Linnell
49 Lady Is A Tramp
Written by Rodgers and Hart
Don't Let's Start (Album) 1989 Instrumental
50 Birds Fly Don't Let's Start (Album) 1989 Flansburgh (with Linnell)
51 Birdhouse In Your Soul Birdhouse In Your Soul (Single) 1989 Linnell
52 Hot Cha Birdhouse In Your Soul (Single) 1989 Flansburgh
53 Theme From Flood Flood 1990 Marion Beckenstein & Joel Mitchell
54 Lucky Ball & Chain Flood 1990 Flansburgh (with Linnell)
55 Istanbul (Not Constantinople)
Written by Jimmy Kennedy & Nat Simon
Flood 1990 Flansburgh & Linnell
56 Dead Flood 1990 Linnell
57 Your Racist Friend Flood 1990 Flansburgh & Linnell
58 Particle Man Flood 1990 Linnell
59 Twisting Flood 1990 Flansburgh
60 We Want A Rock Flood 1990 Linnell
61 Someone Keeps Moving My Chair Flood 1990 Linnell
62 Hearing Aid Flood 1990 Flansburgh
63 Minimum Wage Flood 1990 Flansburgh
64 Letterbox Flood 1990 Flansburgh & Linnell
65 Whistling In The Dark Flood 1990 Linnell
66 Women & Men Flood 1990 Linnell (with Flansburgh)
67 Sapphire Bullets Of Pure Love Flood 1990 Flansburgh (with Linnell)
68 They Might Be Giants Flood 1990 Flansburgh (with Linnell)
69 Road Movie To Berlin Flood 1990 Flansburgh
70 Ant Birdhouse In Your Soul (EP) 1990 Flansburgh
71 James K. Polk Istanbul (Not Constantinople) 1990 Linnell
72 Stormy Pinkness Istanbul (Not Constantinople) 1990 Linnell
73 Hello Radio Miscellaneous T 1991 Flansburgh
74 The Statue Got Me High The Statue Got Me High 1992 Linnell
75 She's Actual Size The Statue Got Me High 1992 Flansburgh (with Linnell)
76 I'm Def The Statue Got Me High 1992 Flansburgh
77 Which Describes How You're Feeling The Statue Got Me High 1992 Linnell
78 Dig My Grave Apollo 18 1992 Flansburgh
79 I Palindrome I Apollo 18 1992 Linnell (with Flansburgh)
80 My Evil Twin Apollo 18 1992 Flansburgh (with Linnell)
81 Mammal Apollo 18 1992 Linnell
82 Spider Apollo 18 1992 Linnell (with Flansburgh)
83 The Guitar (The Lion Sleeps Tonight)
Written by TMBG, George David Weiss,
Hugo Peretti & Luigi Creatore
Apollo 18 1992 Flansburgh & Laura Cantrell
84 Dinner Bell Apollo 18 1992 Linnell (with Flansburgh)
85 Narrow Your Eyes Apollo 18 1992 Flansburgh (with Linnell)
86 Hall Of Heads Apollo 18 1992 Flansburgh (with Julie Cohen)
87 See The Constellation Apollo 18 1992 Flansburgh (with Linnell)
88 If I Wasn't Shy Apollo 18 1992 Flansburgh
89 Turn Around Apollo 18 1992 Linnell
90 Hypnotist Of Ladies Apollo 18 1992 Flansburgh
91 Everything Is Catching On Fire Apollo 18 1992 Flansburgh & Linnell
92 Fingertips (Banjo) Apollo 18 1992 Peter Stampfel
93 I Hear The Wind Blow Apollo 18 1992 Nick Hill
94 Hey Now Everybody Apollo 18 1992 Elma Mayer
95 Who's That Standing Out The Window? Apollo 18 1992 Flansburgh
96 I Found A New Friend Underneath My Pillow Apollo 18 1992 Brian Dewan
97 Come On And Wreck My Car Apollo 18 1992 Flansburgh
98 Aren't You The Guy Who Hit Me In The Eye? Apollo 18 1992 Linnell
99 Please Pass The Milk Apollo 18 1992 Elma Mayer
100 Leave Me Alone Apollo 18 1992 Linnell
101 Who's Knocking On The Wall? Apollo 18 1992 Brian Dewan
102 All Alone, All By Myself Apollo 18 1992 Linnell
103 What's That Blue Thing Doing Here? Apollo 18 1992 Linnell
104 Something Grabbed Ahold Of My Hand Apollo 18 1992 Amy Allison
105 I Don't Understand You Apollo 18 1992 Linnell
106 I Heard A Sound Apollo 18 1992 Linnell
107 Mysterious Whisper Apollo 18 1992 Linnell
108 The Day That Love Came To Play Apollo 18 1992 Flansburgh
109 I'm Having A Heart Attack Apollo 18 1992 Linnell
110 Fingertips (Whispered) Apollo 18 1992 Peter Stampfel
111 I Walk Along Darkened Corridors Apollo 18 1992 Linnell
112 Space Suit Apollo 18 1992 Instrumental
113 Cabbagetown I Palindrome I 1992 Flansburgh
114 Siftin' I Palindrome I 1992 Flansburgh & Linnell
115 Welcome To The Jungle The Guitar 1992 Linnell
116 I Blame You The Guitar 1992 Flansburgh
117 Moving To The Sun The Guitar 1992 Flansburgh
118 Why Does The Sun Shine?
Written by Hy Zaret & Lou Singer
Why Does The Sun Shine? 1993 Flansburgh (with Linnell)
119 Jessica
Written by Dickey Betts (The Allman Brothers Band)
Why Does The Sun Shine? 1993 Instrumental
120 Whirlpool
Written by Curt Kirkwood (Meat Puppets)
Why Does The Sun Shine? 1993 Flansburgh & Linnell
121 Spy Why Does The Sun Shine? 1993 Flansburgh
122 O Tannenbaum
Written by Ernst Anschütz
O Tannenbaum 1993 Linnell
123 Christmas Cards O Tannenbaum 1993 Flansburgh
124 Snail Shell Back To Skull 1994 Linnell (with Flansburgh)
125 Ondine Back To Skull 1994 Flansburgh (with Linnell)
126 She Was A Hotel Detective Back To Skull 1994 Linnell
127 Mrs. Train Back To Skull 1994 Linnell
128 Subliminal John Henry 1994 Linnell (with Flansburgh)
129 Sleeping In The Flowers John Henry 1994 Flansburgh (with Linnell)
130 Unrelated Thing John Henry 1994 Linnell
131 AKA Driver John Henry 1994 Flansburgh (with Linnell)
132 I Should Be Allowed To Think John Henry 1994 Linnell (with Flansburgh)
133 Extra Savoir-Faire John Henry 1994 Flansburgh
134 Why Must I Be Sad? John Henry 1994 Linnell (with Flansburgh)
135 O, Do Not Forsake Me John Henry 1994 Hudson Shad
136 No One Knows My Plan John Henry 1994 Linnell
137 Dirt Bike John Henry 1994 Flansburgh
138 Destination Moon John Henry 1994 Linnell
139 A Self Called Nowhere John Henry 1994 Linnell
140 Meet James Ensor John Henry 1994 Flansburgh
141 Thermostat John Henry 1994 Linnell
142 Window John Henry 1994 Linnell
143 Out Of Jail John Henry 1994 Flansburgh (with Linnell)
144 Stompbox John Henry 1994 Linnell
145 The End Of The Tour John Henry 1994 Linnell
146 Token Back To Brooklyn Factory Showroom 1996 Flansburgh
147 S-E-X-X-Y Factory Showroom 1996 Flansburgh
148 Till My Head Falls Off Factory Showroom 1996 Linnell
149 How Can I Sing Like A Girl? Factory Showroom 1996 Flansburgh (with Linnell)
150 Exquisite Dead Guy Factory Showroom 1996 Linnell
151 Metal Detector Factory Showroom 1996 Linnell
152 New York City
Written by Lisa Marr, Lisa Nielsen, Robynn Iwata (cub)
Factory Showroom 1996 Flansburgh
153 Your Own Worst Enemy Factory Showroom 1996 Linnell
154 XTC Vs. Adam Ant Factory Showroom 1996 Flansburgh
155 Spiraling Shape Factory Showroom 1996 Linnell (with Flansburgh)
156 Pet Name Factory Showroom 1996 Flansburgh
157 I Can Hear You Factory Showroom 1996 Flansburgh
158 The Bells Are Ringing Factory Showroom 1996 Linnell (with Amanda Homi)
159 Sensurround S-E-X-X-Y 1996 Linnell
160 Unforgotten S-E-X-X-Y 1996 Flansburgh
161 We've Got A World That Swings
Written by Lil Mattis & Louis Yule Brown
S-E-X-X-Y 1996 Linnell
162 Critic Intro Then: The Earlier Years 1997 Flansburgh (with Linnell)
163 Now That I Have Everything Then: The Earlier Years 1997 Flansburgh (with Linnell)
164 Mainstream U.S.A. Then: The Earlier Years 1997 Flansburgh
165 Fake Out In Buenos Aires Then: The Earlier Years 1997 Linnell (with Flansburgh)
166 '85 Radio Special Thank You Then: The Earlier Years 1997 Flansburgh
167 Kitten Intro Then: The Earlier Years 1997 Flansburgh & Linnell
168 Weep Day Then: The Earlier Years 1997 Linnell (with Flansburgh)
169 The Big Big Whoredom Then: The Earlier Years 1997 Linnell
170 I'm Gettin' Sentimental Over You
Written by George Bassman & Ned Washington
Then: The Earlier Years 1997 Flansburgh
171 Become A Robot Then: The Earlier Years 1997 Flansburgh & Linnell
172 Swing Is A Word Then: The Earlier Years 1997 Flansburgh
173 Doris Cunningham Then: The Earlier Years 1997 Jennifer Neff
174 Counterfeit Fake Then: The Earlier Years 1997 Flansburgh
175 Doctor Worm Severe Tire Damage 1998 Linnell
176 Severe Tire Damage Theme Severe Tire Damage 1998 Instrumental
177 They Got Lost Severe Tire Damage 1998 Linnell
178 Another First Kiss
Originally "First Kiss"
Severe Tire Damage 1998 Flansburgh
179 About Me Severe Tire Damage 1998 Flansburgh
180 Planet Of The Apes Severe Tire Damage 1998 Flansburgh
181 Return To The Planet Of The Apes Severe Tire Damage 1998 Flansburgh
182 Conquest Of The Planet Of The Apes Severe Tire Damage 1998 Linnell
183 Escape From The Planet Of The Apes Severe Tire Damage 1998 Flansburgh
184 Battle For The Planet Of The Apes Severe Tire Damage 1998 Instrumental
185 Beneath The Planet Of The Apes Severe Tire Damage 1998 Flansburgh
186 This Ape's For You Severe Tire Damage 1998 Linnell
187 Drinkin' Long Tall Weekend 1999 Instrumental
188 She Thinks She's Edith Head Long Tall Weekend 1999 Flansburgh
189 Maybe I Know
Written by Jeff Barry & Ellie Greenwich
Long Tall Weekend 1999 Flansburgh (with Linnell)
190 Rat Patrol Long Tall Weekend 1999 Linnell (with Flansburgh)
191 Older Long Tall Weekend 1999 Linnell (with Flansburgh)
192 Operators Are Standing By Long Tall Weekend 1999 Flansburgh
193 Dark And Metric Long Tall Weekend 1999 Linnell
194 Reprehensible Long Tall Weekend 1999 Flansburgh
195 Certain People I Could Name Long Tall Weekend 1999 Linnell
196 Counterfeit Faker Long Tall Weekend 1999 Flansburgh (with Linnell)
197 Lullabye To Nightmares Long Tall Weekend 1999 Flansburgh (with Linnell)
198 On Earth My Nina Long Tall Weekend 1999 Linnell
199 The Edison Museum Long Tall Weekend 1999 Nick Hill
200 Rest Awhile Working Undercover For The Man 2000 Linnell
201 Working Undercover For The Man Working Undercover For The Man 2000 Flansburgh
202 I Am A Human Head Working Undercover For The Man 2000 Linnell
203 Empty Bottle Collector Working Undercover For The Man 2000 Instrumental
204 On The Drag Working Undercover For The Man 2000 Flansburgh
205 Radio They Might Be Giants 1 Working Undercover For The Man 2000 Flansburgh & Linnell
206 Radio They Might Be Giants 2 Working Undercover For The Man 2000 Flansburgh
207 Radio They Might Be Giants 3 Working Undercover For The Man 2000 Flansburgh
208 Robot Parade Working Undercover For The Man 2000 Flansburgh
209 Boss Of Me Boss Of Me 2000 Flansburgh
210 Bangs Mink Car 2001 Linnell
211 Cyclops Rock Mink Car 2001 Flansburgh (with Cerys Matthews)
212 Man, It's So Loud In Here Mink Car 2001 Linnell (with Flansburgh)
213 Mr. Xcitement Mink Car 2001 Mike Doughty (with Flansburgh)
214 I've Got A Fang Mink Car 2001 Linnell
215 Hovering Sombrero Mink Car 2001 Linnell
216 Yeh Yeh
Written by Rodgers Grant, Pat Patrick, Jon Hendricks
Mink Car 2001 Flansburgh
217 Hopeless Bleak Despair Mink Car 2001 Linnell
218 Drink! Mink Car 2001 Flansburgh
219 My Man Mink Car 2001 Linnell
220 Mink Car Mink Car 2001 Flansburgh
221 Wicked Little Critta Mink Car 2001 Linnell
222 Finished With Lies Mink Car 2001 Linnell
223 Santa Claus
Written by Gerry Roslie (The Sonics)
They Might Be Giants In Holidayland 2001 Flansburgh
224 Feast Of Lights They Might Be Giants In Holidayland 2001 Linnell
225 Careless Santa They Might Be Giants In Holidayland 2001 Flansburgh
226 Fibber Island No! 2002 Flansburgh
227 Four Of Two No! 2002 Linnell
228 Robot Parade No! 2002 Flansburgh
229 No! No! 2002 Linnell
230 Where Do They Make Balloons? No! 2002 Danny Weinkauf
231 In The Middle, In The Middle, In The Middle
Written by Vic Mizzy
No! 2002 Robin Goldwasser
232 Violin No! 2002 Linnell
233 John Lee Supertaster No! 2002 Flansburgh
234 The House At The Top Of The Tree No! 2002 Linnell
235 Clap Your Hands No! 2002 Flansburgh
236 I Am Not Your Broom No! 2002 Linnell
237 Wake Up Call No! 2002 Flansburgh
238 I Am A Grocery Bag No! 2002 Flansburgh
239 Lazyhead And Sleepybones No! 2002 Flansburgh (with Linnell)
240 Bed Bed Bed No! 2002 Linnell
241 Sleepwalkers No! 2002 Linnell
242 Truth In Your Words They Got Lost 2002 Flansburgh
243 All Alone They Got Lost 2002 Linnell
244 Down To The Bottom Of The Sea They Got Lost 2002 Flansburgh
245 I'm Sick (Of This American Life) They Got Lost 2002 Flansburgh
246 Words Are Like They Got Lost 2002 Flansburgh & Robin Goldwasser
247 Oranges They Got Lost 2002 Flansburgh
248 The Army's Tired Now They Got Lost 2002 Flansburgh
249 Theme From McSweeney's Issue 6 They Got Lost 2002 Instrumental
250 Dollar For Dollar They Got Lost 2002 Linnell
251 Mosh Momken Abadon
Written by Baligh Hamdi
They Got Lost 2002 Instrumental
252 Disappointing Show They Got Lost 2002 Flansburgh
253 Impossible Bed, Bed, Bed 2003 Linnell, Flansburgh & Robin Goldwasser
254 Happy Doesn't Have To Have An Ending Bed, Bed, Bed 2003 Flansburgh
255 Idlewild Bed, Bed, Bed 2003 Flansburgh
256 Am I Awake? Indestructible Object 2004 Linnell
257 Memo To Human Resources Indestructible Object 2004 Flansburgh (with Linnell)
258 Au Contraire Indestructible Object 2004 Linnell
259 Caroline, No
Written by Brian Wilson (The Beach Boys)
Indestructible Object 2004 Flansburgh

Solo careers[edit]

These songs were part of solo projects by John Flansburgh or John Linnell after the formation of They Might Be Giants.

# Title First Release Year Written By Sung By
1 Don't I Have The Right? Watchface 1987 Flansburgh Iris Rose
(Nancy Lynn Howell for Mono Puff)
2 Plain As The Lie On Your Lips Watchface 1987 Linnell Iris Rose
3 The Edison Museum Edisongs (1% Inspiration From WFMU) 1991 Linnell Nick Hill
4 Sodium Mask Hello The Band (EP) 1993 Flansburgh & Joshua Fried Instrumental
5 (Since You Joined) The Corporation Hello The Band (EP) 1993 Flansburgh & Joshua Fried Flansburgh
6 Town To Town Hello The Band (EP) 1993 Flansburgh & Joshua Fried Flansburgh, Joshua Fried & Robin Goldwasser
7 Lullaby To Nightmares Hello The Band (EP) 1993 Flansburgh & Joshua Fried Joshua Fried
8 Hello Hello Hello The Band (EP) 1993 Gary Glitter & Mike Leander Flansburgh