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song name 7-11
artist They Might Be Giants
releases TMBG Unlimited - July, DialASong.com (2000-2006), TMBG Clock Radio (as Seven Eleven)
year 2001
run time 2:11
sung by John Flansburgh


  • "This story of 'breaking and buying' features John Turner on drums, and a kinda sleazy Korg synthesizer that seemed cheap but is beloved by Ebay people now." - John Flansburgh
  • In the "From The Crypt" section of TMBG Unlimited from the month of July.
  • Flansburgh explained the drums and bass in this song on Tumblr: "...A fellow named John Turner [...] just put down a beat for us to write to. The bass could be synth or electric bass, me or JL."

Song Themes

Accidents, Clothes, Criminal Activities, Mirrors And Reflections, Misanthropy, Money, Numbers, Trade Names, Windows


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7-11 is currently ranked #777 out of 910. (24 wikians have given it an average rating of 7.13)