(She Was A) Hotel Detective (1985 Demo)
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|song name||(She Was A) Hotel Detective|
|artist||They Might Be Giants|
|releases||1985 Promotional Demo Tape #4, 1985 Promotional Demo Tape #7, 1985 Demo Tape|
|sung by||John Flansburgh|
- This version features completely different vocals from the re-recording on The Pink Album, including a demonic lead vocal with a warbly effect on it. It also has different guitar work and is missing the later saxophone overdubs. It is sometimes referred to as the "Halloween version."
- The version on 1985 Promotional Demo Tape #4 is based off of this version but is is missing the “ooh” vocals in the introduction and contains a ‘noise’ solo in the bridge. The vocals are also mixed a little louder, giving more prominence to the backing vocals.
- From a 1986 issue of Rear Garde Magazine: "What happens when you resurrect Gary Glitter's drumbeat and the Creepshow's vocals? You get a band from New York who uses reverberated vocals to tell us about a female Hotel Detective. Silly, fast and funny."
Animals, Cartoons, Doors, Forgetting And Remembering, Gender Issues, Hotel Detective Series, Hotels, Intelligence, Espionage, Insects, Occupations, People (Imaginary), Telecommunication, Title Not In Lyrics
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