Los Angeles

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Screenshot from the studio version's video

song name Los Angeles
artist They Might Be Giants
releases Venue Songs, Them Ain't Big Eye Ants
year 2004
first played August 18, 2004 (59 known performances)
run time 1:40
sung by John Linnell


  • This song was known as "West Hollywood House Of Blues" in the original setlist, and later known as "Hollywood."
  • Venue song for the West Hollywood House Of Blues.
  • In Divya Srinivasan's music video for the song, the band that gets copied is called The Lads. Istanbul (Not Constantinople) is a cover of a song originally popularized by a band called The Four Lads.
  • In a response to a question on Tumblr asking about if any specific bands were in mind when writing the song, John Flansburgh simply responded with "ALL BANDS."[1]

Song Themes

Accents, Aversion To Work, Bad English, Music, Plans, Venue Songs


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Los Angeles is currently ranked #140 out of 1005. (49 wikians have given it an average rating of 8.86)