The World's Address

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song name The World's Address
artist They Might Be Giants
releases Lincoln, Then: The Earlier Years
year 1988
first played November 28, 1987 (3 known performances)
run time 2:24
sung by John Flansburgh


Trivia/Info

  • Though sung by Flansburgh, the song was actually written by John Linnell. Linnell sings on the original demo that aired on the Frank O'Toole show in 1987.
  • Albert Einstein developed the special and general theories of relativity, and Nicolaus Copernicus provided the first modern formulation of a heliocentric (sun-centered) theory of the solar system.

Song Themes

Clothes, Criminal Activities, Lies, Deception, Mirrors And Reflections, People (Real), Puns, Recycled Material, References To Other Songs Or Musicians, Science, Self-Reference, Sleep, Swapped Vocals

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