The Cap'm

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song name The Cap'm
artist They Might Be Giants
releases The Else, Podcast 48
year 2007
first played April 26, 2006 (79 known performances)
run time 3:11
sung by John Linnell, John Flansburgh backs


Trivia/Info

  • According to Linnell, the song sports "a loop of a stadium rock crowd clapping along rhythmically. It's underneath the entire song but you only hear it at certain moments."
  • The song also features a stylophone. Linnell: "I own two of these and they're both broken at this point. They sound like nothing else."
  • The vocal harmonies and chord progressions are reminiscent of "And Your Bird Can Sing" by The Beatles.

Song Themes

Clothes, Denial, Drugs, Egoism And Pretentiousness, I Am, Insanity, Kingdom Of Loathing Reference, Nonsense Words, Occupations, Paranoia, Problems With Liner Notes, Songs With Handclaps, Questions, Sailing, Titles And Honorifics

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