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Recent News

May 17, 2022

John Linnell discussed "Birdhouse In Your Soul" and "If Day For Winnipeg" on The Story Behind the Song.

May 6, 2022

TMBW wishes John Flansburgh a very happy 62nd birthday!

April 4, 2022

Fan podcast 9 Secret Eps has released a previously unheard phone interview with John Flansburgh, conducted by co-host John Walker in August 2001 just before the release of Mink Car. Listen here.

March 26, 2022

Join Us is getting a vinyl rerelease on June 17 on a limited edition clear 180g LP. Preorder now.

March 10, 2022

An official soundboard recording of They Might Be Giants' show at the Stone Pony in Asbury Park, NJ on August 8th, 2013, titled Asbury Park Live, is now available for download. This was previously included in the 2020 "BOOK" edition of the Instant Fan Club.

February 25, 2022

The 2001 album Mink Car has received a 21-track expanded digital rerelease, including the streaming debut of the songs "Boss Of Me," "Your Mom's Alright" and "McGyver." Available on Apple Music, Spotify, YouTube Music and others.

February 24, 2022

Director Alex Italics has appeared on fan podcast This Might Be A Podcast to discuss his music videos for They Might Be Giants including the recent "I Can't Remember The Dream."

February 22, 2022

All upcoming TMBG shows have been rescheduled! Dates and more info at

February 5, 2022

John Flansburgh has teased on Tumblr that Idlewild Recordings is working on an Apollo 18 picture disc, likely to coincide with the album's 30th anniversary.[1] The vinyl debut of Mink Car is also now shipping from

January 23, 2022

John Flansburgh appeared on the podcast The Sound of Success.

January 21, 2022

John Linnell was recently interviewed by Why Not Both? and Brooklyn Magazine: The Podcast, and John Flansburgh spoke to WNYC's Weekend Edition.

January 18, 2022

Former They Might Be Giants drummer Dan Hickey has appeared on fan podcast This Might Be A Podcast to discuss "Dan Vs. Cog" from TMBG's appearances on Brave New World.

January 14, 2022

John Flansburgh recently appeared on the Record Store Day Podcast, and John Linnell spoke to the podcast Creativity in Captivity.

December 20, 2021

Mink Car by They Might Be Giants will have its first release on vinyl on February 25, 2022. Preorders are now available from retailers including Amazon, Target, Elusive Disc, Music Direct and Acoustic Sounds.

December 12, 2021

Fan podcast Don't Let's Start has released a full-length audio interview with They Might Be Giants collaborator Laura Cantrell in which she discusses meeting, recording and touring with TMBG here.

December 9, 2021

WAMC talked to John Linnell and John Flansburgh about BOOK and Flood, respectively. John Flansburgh spoke with Gothamist about BOOK and 40 years of They Might Be Giants. John Flansburgh also discussed BOOK and the evolution of TMBG with Scenestr.

We'll meet at the end of the tour. (News archives...)

This Day in TMBG

Events of May 24:


1941 – Bob Dylan is born. Dylan is a prolific and influential musician, revered by both John Linnell and John Flansburgh. His song "Mr. Tambourine Man" has been covered by TMBG, and it inspired the song "Weep Day".

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