Authenticity Trip

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song name Authenticity Trip
artist They Might Be Giants
releases Album Raises New And Troubling Questions, 50,000,000 They Might Be Giants Songs Can't Be Wrong, Modern
year 2011
first played January 25, 2015 (103 known performances)
run time 2:22
sung by John Flansburgh


  • Bubble's of Teaneck[1] is a laundromat located in Teaneck, New Jersey.
  • Flansburgh mentioned in an interview[2] that the "baby tooth" line from "Canajoharie" weaseled its way through his subconscious and showed up in the lyrics of this song.
  • 200-proof alcohol would be 100% alcohol by volume (according to the American definition of "proof" as twice the ABV). Such "absolute alcohol" is impossible to distill using traditional means, but can be done in a laboratory.

Song Themes

Accents, Animals, Body Parts, Clothes, Dancing, People (Imaginary), Reading, Relatives, School, Transportation, Yes


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