Mailing List Archive/2012-06-21
Pre-order the No! Deluxe Edition from Amazon here http://amzn.to/L85GgP, or go to iTunes on the day of release here http://bit.ly/KQ1XuK. (the iTunes link is not live yet)
Celebrating its tenth anniversary, the deluxe version of No! is finally here. This edition includes seven bonus tracks. The first six are riveting live renditions of No! material culled from the long out-of-print "Almanac" recordings, and there is--FINALLY--a full length version of Alphabet of Nations. And we're even making a video!
TMBG NEEDS YOU! They Might Be Giants and director Emily Oberman of Pentagram NY are creating a brand new video for the new extended version of ALPHABET OF NATIONS coming out on TMBG's deluxe edition of No! We are crowd sourcing images from around the world to be included in it! WE NEED YOU! Post your photos on INSTAGRAM with the hashtag #TMBGnation. The deadline is July 10!
Watch the trailer here: http://youtu.be/j440C3OUE_w
We are requesting THREE PHOTOS be posted to Instagram from people from, or hailing from, these specific countries: Afghanistan, Algeria, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bolivia, Belgium, Brunei, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Canada, Chad, China, Denmark, Dominica, Egypt, Ecuador, Fiji, France, the Gambia, Guatemala, Hungary, Iran, Japan, Kazakhstan, Libya, Mongolia, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Qatar, Russia, Suriname, Turkey, Uruguay, Vietnam, West Xylophone, Yemen, Zimbabwe.
IF YOU ARE FROM A COUNTRY NOT ON THE LIST but still want to participate please post a photo with the NAME of your country clearly in it! And make a note in the comment on Instagram so we get it right!
A PORTRAIT OF YOUR FACE
It's all about your face (or your child's or friend's face) with a BIG SMILE. Native garb always welcome!
A PHOTO OF YOU AND YOUR FLAG
A small (or big) FLAG of your nation squarely in front of you (or your child or friend)!
A PHOTO EXPRESSING YOUR CULTURE
A pic of traditional clothing, craft or crop, maybe with someone pointing to your country on a map. It should celebrate your culture!
BONUS CHALLENGE: AN ACTION PHOTO!
An action photo! A photo of you (or your child or friend) jumping, in a karate pose, piggyback riding, making a peace symbol, or somehow celebrating YOURSELF!