You'll Miss Me

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song name You'll Miss Me
artist They Might Be Giants
releases Lincoln, Then: The Earlier Years
year 1988
first played November 12, 1986 (14 known performances)
run time 1:53
sung by John Flansburgh


  • This studio version of the song drastically differs from earlier demos, which featured slow beats and mellow vocals.
  • According to John Flansburgh, the band had difficulty translating their impassioned, energetic live performances of this song into a studio recording.
  • A demo of this song was identified as "You Kill Me" on an early demo cassette which may predate the Wiggle Diskette, suggesting that that may have been the original title.

Song Themes

Animals, Body Parts, Clothes, Criminal Activities, Death, Egoism And Pretentiousness, Epistolary Songs, Fire, Holidays, Love Gone Sour, Money, Oblique Cliches Or Idiom, Occupations, Real Estate, References To Other Songs Or Musicians, Size, Space, Tableware, Trees And Other Plants, Weather


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You'll Miss Me is currently ranked #817 out of 910. (120 wikians have given it an average rating of 6.83)