You'll Miss Me (Demo 2)

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song name You'll Miss Me
artist They Might Be Giants
releases 1985 Demo Tape
year 1985
run time 1:53
sung by John Flansburgh


  • This version is quite different than the later re-recording for Lincoln. This version is much faster and is much more skeletal than the re-recording, based mainly on a repetitive drumbeat. Also, Flansburgh raps in his normal voice and practically whispers the lyrics. It also contains two lyrical variations near the end: "you'll miss me, but I'm already dead" and "I look up and I don't see a cloud...anywhere."

Song Themes

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


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