Mailing List Archive/2011-11-01

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They Might Be Giants new rarities compilation is OUT NOW!


Idlewild Recordings is proud to announce the release of They Might Be Giants' new rarities album Album Raises New and Troubling Questions. The set arrives today at iTunes and Amazon. It is also available as FLAC, CD by special order and a special mp3 edition (same price as iTunes download but with five bonus videos and a bonus PDF) Just click here to get ALBUM RAISES NEW AND TROUBLING QUESTIONS direct from us!

In the many months making and then promoting Join Us, They Might Be Giants created many recordings. Contained on this brand new full length album of rarities are many previously unheard tracks along with the live version of "Cloisonné" heard on the official video of the song, a fantastic remix of "You Probably Get That A Lot" from the Elegant Too, plus the band’s now legendary appearance on The Onion AV Club’s Undercover series performing "Tubthumping" with the AV Club Choir. Rollicking new music from TMBGs Other Thing Brass Band sessions fill out the set, making ALBUM RAISES NEW AND TROUBLING QUESTIONS a must have for all TMBG music-lovers.

O We, Authenticity Trip, You Probably Get That A Lot (Elegant Too remix), Marty Beller Mask, Now I Know, How Now Dark Cloud?, The Fellowship of Hell, Mountain Flowers, Doom Doom, Money For Dope, Read A Book, Havalina, Tubthumping (feat. the Onion AV Club Choir), Electronic Istanbul (Not Constantinople), Cloisonné (Live Studio Version), 200 Sbemails (for Homestar Runner).....and featuring TMBG's Other Thing Brass Band: Boat of Car, Mr. Me, Dirt Bike, Particle Man

ORDER DIRECT FROM TMBG's SITE and RECEIVE THESE VIDEO BONUSES with the mp3: You Probably Get That A Lot, two versions of Can’t Keep Johnny Down, Spoiler Alert, and Cloisonné

PLUS YOU GET A PDF BONUS with all FLAC and mp3 orders! You get complete instructions on how to build an 18′ paper monster hearse! You know you need that!

NOTE ABOUT CD ORDER VIA TMBG's SITE: Yes! You get a FREE digital download with your CD order. Right now it seems the graphic implies you are actually buying both as you put your cart together, but as you move through the ording process you’ll receive a coupon code that will take the download charges off your purchase - so don’t get nervous. It’s all cool.

Brand new performance video of You Probably Get That A Lot

The band suits up for this new clip direct from Pat "Fun Machine" Dillett's rockin' studio! The song is on Join Us and the video is a special bonus on ALBUM RAISES NEW AND TROUBLING QUESTIONS.

plus the TMBG 30th anniversary shirt for 2012.

You asked for even more new--so here is even more new!

Don't forget about these brand new shirts--the Ape Ape Ape shirt and the nu wave shirt!

Yes-do find it all here

But there are even more new videos!

Marty Beller Mask

in Fact

The Fellowship of Hell

John F. reporting from First Avenue

Now with new 2012 dates!

They Might be Giants are on tour across the United States! Songs from Join Us, unexpected old songs, and a brand new stage set up with a disorientingly huge video display and light show. Gold Motel is opening this next leg, then Jonathan Coulton is back for some more TMBG love.

with Gold Motel
11/1 Omaha, NE Slowdown -
11/2 Kansas City MO – Beaumont Club -

with Sapphire Bullets opening
11/3 Boulder, CO Boulder Theatre special FLOOD show -

with Jonathan Coulton opening
11/4 Salt Lake City UT – The Depot -
11/5 Boise ID Knitting Factory -
11/6 Spokane WA Knitting Factory -
11/8 Vancouver BC Venue special FLOOD show -
11/9 Seattle WA Showbox SoDo -
11/10 Portland OR Crystal Ballroom -
11/11 Arcata, CA Van Duzer Theatre -
11/12 San Francisco CA Fillmore – SOLD OUT
11/13 San Francisco CA Fillmore – special FLOOD SHOW -
11/16 Anaheim CA House of Blues -
11/17 San Diego CA Belly Up -

No opener
11/25 FREE CONCERT Uncasville CT Mohegan Sun's Wolf's Den TMBGs 6th Annual Audience Appreciation Show -

with Coulton
11/26 Washington DC 9:30 Club -


1/27 Santa Cruz CA Rio Theatre -
1/29 Tempe, AZ Marquee Theatre -
1/30 Tuscon, AZ Rialto Theatre -
2/1 Tulsa, OK Cain's Ballroom RESCHEDULED FROM SEPT 2011 -
2/2 Dallas, TX The Granada Theatre -
2/3 Austin, TX La Zona Rosa -
2/4 New Orleans, LA Tipitina's
2/7 Tampa, FL The Ritz Ybor -
2/8 Orlando, FL Hard Rock Live -
2/9 Ponte Vedra, FL Ponte Vedra Concert Hall -
2/10 Atlanta, GA Variety Playhouse -
2/11 Atlanta, GA Variety Playhouse -
2/12 Chattanooga, TN Track 29 -
2/14 Charlotte, NC McGlohan Theater -
2/15 Raleigh, NC Lincoln Theatre -
2/16 Charlottesville, VA Jefferson Theatre -
2/17 Baltimore, MD Ram's Head Live -
3/8 Northampton, MA Calvin Theater -
3/9 Providence, RI Lupo's Heartbreak Hotel -
3/10 New York, NY Terminal 5

Now in the world: JOIN US
The big new They Might Be Giants album!

18 songs made with your mind in mind! Including When Will You Die, In Fact, 2082, Spoiler Alert and many more!

Download Join Us instantly on iTunes here!

Or if you'd rather get the full CD package from Amazon click here!

SUPPORT THE BAND and get Join Us on ANY format including 12" vinyl with gatefold sleeve, high fidelity FLAC, or on mp3 with complete digital art at TMBG's very own merch site!