Good To Be Alive

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Music video for "Good To Be Alive"
Behind-the-scenes shot from the video, sent in an e-mail from March 2015

song name Good To Be Alive
artist They Might Be Giants
releases Dial-A-Song (2015), Dial-A-Song Radio Network Sampler, Glean
year 2015
first played April 16, 2015 (27 known performances)
run time 3:11
sung by John Flansburgh


I guess the best explanation of "Good to Be Alive" is the simplest—the song isn't a metaphor for another thing—it really is about the burden of physical injury and the strange, slowly-evolving pleasure of recovery. Maybe we should let the mystery be, but that's it!

Song Themes

Accidents, Altered Voice, Body Parts, Hands, Medical, Occupations, Religion, Supernatural, Sleep, Yes


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