When It Rains It Snows

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song name When It Rains It Snows
artist They Might Be Giants
releases Don't Let's Start (EP), Don't Let's Start (LP), Miscellaneous T, Then: The Earlier Years, Podcast 44
year 1987
first played March 4, 1987 (5 known performances)
run time 1:36
sung by John Flansburgh; John Linnell harmonizes


  • Features Bill Krauss and John Flansburgh playing a hi-hat together, at the same time!
  • On all releases after the original Don't Let's Start (EP), the break between the two halves of the song is shortened by three seconds.
  • Linnell wrote the song and sings lead on the demo.

Song Themes

Clothes, Colors, Criminal Activities, Doors, Furniture, Medical, Not In 4-4 Time, Oblique Cliches Or Idiom, Occupations, Onomatopoeia, Reading, Swapped Vocals, Weather, Windows


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