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|artist||They Might Be Giants|
|releases||Dial-A-Song (2015), Phone Power|
|first played||November 29, 2015 (1 known performances)|
|sung by||John Flansburgh|
- Video directed by Jason Willis, who later directed the video for "Shape Shifter". Willis posted details about the creation of both videos on his website.
- In a 2016 interview, Flansburgh stated, "The song is really about addiction and being really lost in addiction. It's not like I've been an addict in my life, but I know people who have."
- Regarding the drums/percussion on the track, Flansburgh stated on Tumblr,
There are drums and a bongo (maybe a conga?) and that is all Marty, but there is a slowed down maraca sample I made from a nicer LP maraca that actually has a lot of beads (not your lightweight beads in a souvenir maraca, which is a whole other classic sound a la Bo Diddley's Jerome). It was in the demo and everyone found it kind of trudge and weird and we just held on to it.
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