Women & Men

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song name Women & Men
artist They Might Be Giants
releases Flood, Flood + Apollo 18
year 1990
first played November 24, 2000 (53 known performances)
run time 1:46
sung by John Linnell; John Flansburgh sings the bridge


Trivia/Info

  • Like "Nanobots", this song is about the rapid growth of the human race. "The words have a very blank, disengaged view of human reproduction. The lyrics neither celebrate nor condemn the expanding population. But the music is cheerful." - John Linnell in a 2009 interview with Rolling Stone
  • On each verse, there is a pattern of beats per measure: 7, 6, 7, 6.

Song Themes

Accidents, Beach, Love, Not In 4-4 Time, Problems With Liner Notes, Recursion, Sailing, Sea, Water

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