Mailing List Archive/2007-05-18

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AAHH! THEY MIGHT BE GIANTS' NEW ALBUM IS CURRENTLY THE #1 ALTERNATIVE ALBUM on iTunes and, as we write, #9 of overall albums

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Order The Else on iTunes! Click here:

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The Else is now available in glorious, digital pre-release form at iTunes. 13 brand-new songs from us to you. Produced by Patrick Dillett, The Dust Brothers and They Might Be Giants

I'm Impressed | Take Out The Trash | Upside Down Frown | Climbing The Walls

Careful What You Pack | The Cap'm | With The Dark | The Shadow Government

Bee Of The Bird Of The Moth | Withered Hope | Contrecoup | Feign Amnesia | The Mesopotamians

The CD will be out in physical form on July 10th and includes artwork by Canadian super-genius Marcel Dzama. If you are primarily a CD purchaser, feel you can't wait and fear duplicating your purchase at iTunes, we are happy to report the first edition of The Else is a special deluxe package which includes a FULL-LENGTH bonus CD including many previously unreleased top quality studio recordings in brilliant CD-quality sound!



Friday May 18th Las Vegas, NV at Orleans Theatre KVGS Area 108 summer festival

Saturday May 19th San Diego, CA at Belly Up Tavern 8pm 10:30pm ALMOST SOLD OUT!!

Wednesday July 18th NYC at The Bowery Ballroom 8pm Ages 18+

Thursday July 19th Dewey Beach, DE at Bottle & Cork 9:30pm Ages 21+

Saturday July 21st Cleveland, OH at Beachland Ballroom 9pm

Sunday July 22nd Detroit, MI The Concert of Colors FREE SHOW!

Wednesday July 25th NYC at The Bowery Ballroom 8pm Ages 18+

Thursday July 26th Seaside Park, NJ at The Green Room 10pm Ages 21+
tickets go onsale 5/19

Friday July 27th Wellfleet, MA at Wellfleet Beachcomber 10pm Ages 21+

Saturday July 28th Uncasville, CT at The Wolf Den (Mohegan Sun) 8pm FREE SHOW!

Wednesday August 1st NYC at The Bowery Ballroom 8pm Ages 18+

Friday August 3rd Amagansett, NY at Stephen Talkhouse 8pm Ages 14+

Saturday August 4th Oyster Bay, NY at The Planting Fields Arboretum 7pm ALL AGES FAMILY SHOW!

Wednesday August 8th NYC at The Bowery Ballroom 8pm Ages 18+



They Might Be Giants will perform a short set of songs as part of this larger event -

LEMUR: League of Electronic Musical Urban Robots Live Music by Robots and Humans May 31, June 1st & June 2nd at 8 pm

3-Legged Dog Art and Technology Center, 80 Greenwich Street, NYC

Also performing the legendary JG Thirlwell (Foetus), electronic music pioneer Morton Subotnick, and jazz trombonist (and MacArthur Fellow) George Lewis. Tickets are available online at

see the robots at



Says here we're the 84th greatest living songwriters of Paste Magazine's 100 Best Living Songwriters! Yes!..... 83 in 2008!