They Might Be Giants Vs. McSweeney's

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They Might Be Giants Vs. McSweeney's compilation cover
They Might Be Giants Vs. McSweeney's
Compilation by Various Artists
First released 2001
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Tracks 44
Label McSweeney's Books Length 68:44
Book Cover

Timothy McSweeney's Very Intense Heated Passionate Battle/Embrace with They Might Be Giants is the sixth issue of Timothy McSweeney's Quarterly Concern, a literary journal edited by Dave Eggers. The book contains a collection of pieces of literature and artwork. These are accompanied by tracks on the disc. This particular issue also includes art from Marcel Dzama and Amy Sillman. Two variations of the cover exist, one which reads "WE NOW KNOW WHO" and the other, which commands onlookers to "FIND THEM AND CONVINCE THEM".

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Track listing[edit | edit source]

# Title Artist Length
1 Theme From McSweeney's Issue 6 They Might Be Giants 2:32
2 The Ballad Of Timothy McSweeney They Might Be Giants 1:03
3 MOR They Might Be Giants 0:17
4 Dollar For Dollar They Might Be Giants 0:24
5 Oprah They Might Be Giants 0:16
6 Garden Of Eden They Might Be Giants 0:35
7 West Virginia John Linnell 3:32
8 Koenigstein They Might Be Giants 3:30
9 It's Getting Late They Might Be Giants 0:16
10 Daphne (Soundtrack) Michael Meredith 1:37
11 She Thinks She's Edith Head They Might Be Giants 2:37
12 Mr. And Mrs. Nuclear They Might Be Giants 0:34
13 Bangs They Might Be Giants 3:28
14 Modern Love Waltz Philip Glass 3:30
15 Faster Better Now They Might Be Giants 0:34
16 Be Patient They Might Be Giants 1:23
17 God's Sister Jessica They Might Be Giants 0:22
18 Grassroots Internet Revolution They Might Be Giants 0:06
19 Billy By The Bay Ann Cummings w/ S.E. Willis on the piano 2:28
20 Swimming Hole Erika Kawalek w/ Roger Greenawalt on the banjo 2:55
21 Mosh Momken Abadan They Might Be Giants 2:53
22 Even My T-Shirt They Might Be Giants 0:47
23 The Army's Tired Now They Might Be Giants 1:12
24 Drinkin' They Might Be Giants 0:44
25 Gazing Out Toward They Might Be Giants 0:49
26 Frog and Banjo Mike Doughty, recorded by John Flansburgh in his Dial-A-Song studio 2:44
27 I Am 40: Memories of West Street and Lepke They Might Be Giants 3:16
28 Lincoln, Washington, And That Jefferson Guy They Might Be Giants 0:21
29 Bathymetry For Two They Might Be Giants 0:56
30 Art Mover They Might Be Giants 0:59
31 People Died Today They Might Be Giants 0:34
32 The Truth In Your Words They Might Be Giants 1:10
33 C-Town They Might Be Giants 1:41
34 Roslyn's Dog Arthur Bradford 8:15
35 Softly They Might Be Giants 0:20
36 Slow They Might Be Giants 0:53
37 Be Kind And Gentle They Might Be Giants 0:52
38 Candy Stripers They Might Be Giants 0:39
39 Girls In Their Turning They Might Be Giants 0:29
40 The Life Of Doug They Might Be Giants 0:26
41 R U Together They Might Be Giants 1:05
42 Mona Lisa They Might Be Giants 1:04
43 To a Text by Ad Reinhardt Free Cooperation 2:03
44 Theme From McSweeney's Issue 6 - Thank Yous They Might Be Giants 2:33

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