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Covers and tribute albums of They Might Be Giants music by musicians and fans.

Covers to Download[edit]

Song Band Links
Birdhouse in Your Soul Songs To Wear Pants To Download MP3
Birdhouse in Your Soul Lemon Demon Download MP3
Cabbagetown Chicken Download MP3
Dinner Bell Satellite High Download from Bandcamp
Experimental Film Songs To Wear Pants To Download MP3
Experimental Film (arrangement for the Nintendo Entertainment System) tgies Download NSF or OGG
Haunted Floating Eye A-Ro & Jazmik Download SWF
Haunted Floating Eye Astral Freon Download from Newgrounds
Number Three Cash Nexus Download MP3
Siftin' Lee Rosevere Download MP3
Somebody's Body Through Self Deduction Download from Bandcamp
Weep Day Logan Whitehurst and the Junior Science Club Download MP3
Man, It's So Loud In Here Rotteen & Emoticon Download MP3

Cover Albums[edit]

We Might Be Giants, Too![edit]

  1. Shoehorn With Teeth - Eberts Of Phoenix
  2. Letterbox - Nobody Beats
  3. Mysterious Whisper - LMP
  4. Out Of Jail - Breadbox
  5. Where Your Eyes Don't Go - Hence The Name
  6. Dead - Musica Ficta
  7. Ant - French Silk
  8. I Palindrome I - Patrick Foster
  9. Destination Moon - The Chips Are Ready
  10. Dirt Bike - Jon Smith
  11. Space Suit - Hoser
  12. Nothing's Gonna Change My Clothes - The Creams
  13. Nightgown Of The Sullen Moon - Mailbox
  14. Please Pass The Milk - Kyle Carrozza
  15. Dinner Bell - Cellular Toaster Show
  16. Aren't You The Guy? - Nero's Daughter
  17. Mr. Klaw - Skip
  18. Fingertips - Better Than Nothing
  19. Meet James Ensor - Jeremy Moskowitz
  20. The End Of The Tour - Jeff Eberlin
  21. Sapphire Bullets Of Pure Love - Tom Boutell & Greater Delaware
  22. Alienation's For The Rich - Slurp
  23. Women And Men - Brian Davies And Chris Johnson
  24. I Hope That I Get Old Before I Die - Andrew Tisher and David Vagnerini
  25. Toddler Hiway - Bereft
  26. Narrow Your Eyes - Nicholas Ammerman
  27. Someone Keeps Moving My Chair - High Fructose Corn Syrup
  28. James K. Polk - Fireplaces And Things
  29. What's That Blue Thing Doing Here - Better Than Nothing
  30. O, Do Not Forsake Me - Hot Waffles
  31. Twisting - Better Than Nothing
  32. Stomp Box/Dig My Grave - Bootie And The Hofish
  33. Token Back To Brooklyn - Skip

Hello Radio: The Songs Of They Might Be Giants[edit]

  1. Ana Ng - Self
  2. Pet Name - The Long Winters
  3. Narrow Your Eyes - David Miller
  4. She's An Angel - Charles Douglas
  5. Road Movie To Berlin - Frank Black
  6. They'll Need A Crane - The Wrens
  7. Dead - Steve Burns
  8. Letterbox - OK Go
  9. Boat Of Car - Recepter
  10. Don't Let's Start - This Radiant Boy
  11. Dr. Worm - Jason Trachtenburg (of the Trachtenburg Family Slideshow Players)
  12. It's Not My Birthday - Fluid Ounces
  13. Another First Kiss - Brett Kull (of Echolyn)
  14. The End Of The Tour - Hotel Lights (Darren Jessee of Ben Folds Five)

They Might Be Gannets - Fingertips[edit]

  1. Everything Is Catching On Fire
  2. Fingertips (Banjo)
  3. I Hear The Wind Blow
  4. Hey Now Everybody
  5. Who's That Standin' Out The Window?
  6. I Found A New Friend Underneath My Pillow
  7. Come On And Wreck My Car
  8. Aren't You The Guy Who Hit Me In The Eye?
  9. Please Pass The Milk
  10. Leave Me Alone
  11. Who's Knockin' On The Wall?
  12. All Alone, All By Myself
  13. What's That Blue Thing Doing Here?
  14. Something Grabbed Ahold Of My Hand
  15. I Don't Understand You
  16. I Heard A Sound
  17. Mysterious Whisper
  18. The Day Love Came To Play
  19. I'm Having A Heart Attack
  20. Fingertips (Whispered)
  21. I Walk Along Darkened Corridors

They Won't Be Giants - A DIY Flood[edit]

In 2010, Tom Milsom and his friend Marlon recorded a cover of Flood. It is available for streaming and free download on their Bandcamp page.

Minecraft Songs[edit]

In 2017, Micah Gruenwald recorded a Minecraft parody of John Linnell’s State Songs. It is available on YouTube and download at [1].

Mink Car Cover[edit]

  1. Bangs - Hank Green
  2. Cyclops Rock - Driftless Pony Club
  3. Man, It's So Loud In Here - Shael Riley and the Double Ice Backfire
  4. Mr. Xcitement - Devo Spice
  5. Another First Kiss - MC Frontalot
  6. I've Got A Fang - Tom Milsom
  7. Hovering Sombrero - Marian Call
  8. Yeh Yeh - Beefy and Mustin
  9. Hopeless Bleak Despair - Molly Lewis
  10. Drink - brentalfloss
  11. My Man - Mike Lombardo
  12. Older - Nuclear Bubble Wrap
  13. Mink Car - Aivi Tran
  14. Wicked Little Critta - The Doubleclicks
  15. Finished With Lies - Jonathan Mann
  16. She Thinks She's Edith Head - R_Garcia
  17. Working Undercover For The Man - Hello, The Future!

The Else cover[edit]

In 2012, Spooky Girls released a full cover album of The Else on Bandcamp. It is available for free download and streaming.

MetaFilter's Flood cover[edit]

In 2015, various musicians who are members of MetaFilter released a full cover album of Flood. It is available for free download and streaming.

They Might Be Shitposting's John Henry cover[edit]

In 2019, Facebook fan group They Might Be Shitposting released a cover album of John Henry, featuring at least one, and often two, covers of each song from the album. It is available for free download and streaming on Bandcamp.

Cover Shows[edit]

Road Movie To Berlin- The Music Of They Might Be Giants[edit]

Music of They Might Be Giants performed by the following bands over the course of ten days:

Poster for the show
  • Subpoenaed Lemur
  • Starhole '67 or Bugs in Amber
  • The Axidentals
  • Yukon Cornelius & The Stares
  • Diamond People & Pleasurecraft
  • Lewis, Marrapodi, and Osebold & SloMoRabbitKick

Birdhouse - A Celebration of They Might Be Giants[edit]

Between 2006 and 2012, Melbourne musicians and comedians Casey Bennetto and Scott Edgar organised a benefit gig during the Melbourne International Comedy Festival to raise funds for the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre. Each year a different artist was chosen and a guest line-up comedians and musicians performed covers of that band's songs. In 2007, the band was They Might Be Giants, and the show was titled "Birdhouse".

The show was performed in the New Ballroom at the Victorian Trades Hall on April 21, 2007. The set list for Birdhouse was:


See also[edit]

  • TMBG Remakes - Songs of others performed or recorded by They Might Be Giants