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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|
|first played||January 25, 2015 (113 known performances)|
|sung by||John Flansburgh|
I had a plan with some NJ folks for dinner, but because of a previous midday meeting, I somehow found myself [in Teaneck] hours early in the late afternoon, so I simply waited and walking around killing time (a predicament I am actually quite familiar with) I just took in the whole area, which, while filled with small businesses was essentially free of street traffic. It was VERY quiet and seemed... haunted... which became the frame of the song, then drawing on the area’s ghostly past...
- Bubble's of TeaneckTeaneck, New Jersey. is a laundromat located in
- Flansburgh mentioned in an interviewCanajoharie" weaseled its way through his subconscious and showed up in the lyrics of this song. that the "baby tooth" line from "
- 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.
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