Stone Cold Coup D'État

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song name Stone Cold Coup d'État
artist They Might Be Giants
releases Nanobots, 50,000,000 They Might Be Giants Songs Can't Be Wrong
year 2013
run time 2:57
sung by John Linnell; John Flansburgh and Robin Goldwasser back


Trivia/Info

  • Coup d'état is a French term for the overthrow of a head of government. Je ne sais quoi is a French idiom describing a quality that is difficult to identify, literally meaning "I don't know what".
  • "Nature's red in tooth and in claw" is a reference to the Tennyson poem In Memoriam A.H.H., completed in 1849.

Song Themes

Body Parts, Children, Colors, Criminal Activities, Death, Fire, Food, French, History, Insects, Language, Music, Personification, Plans, Questions, Reading, Relatives, Space, Trees And Other Plants, Violence

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