I Hope That I Get Old Before I Die (Demo)

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song name Hope That I Get Old Before I Die
artist They Might Be Giants
releases 1985 Demo Tape, Then: The Earlier Years
year 1985
run time 1:12
sung by John Flansburgh, John Linnell sings the "Clear off the kitchen table..." verse and some backup


  • Accordion is the only instrument present, and the song ends with the line "And I think about the dirt that I'll be wearin' for a shirt..." and an unresolved chord.

Song Themes

Clothes, Death, Food, Long, Long, Occupations, References To Other Songs Or Musicians


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I Hope That I Get Old Before I Die (Demo) is currently ranked #492 out of 1010. (18 wikians have given it an average rating of 8.28)