Mrs. Train

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song name Mrs. Train
artist They Might Be Giants
releases Back To Skull, TMBG Clock Radio, Podcast 57A, John Henry + Factory Showroom
year 1994
run time 3:00
sung by John Linnell


  • The song starts out with a tempo around 52 BPM and ends at around 144 BPM (check yourself here). Compare with "Gazing Out Toward", "Damn Good Times", and "Contrecoup", other songs whose tempos vary from start to end.
  • This song was recorded live and, according to John Flansburgh, it "was really an event getting it just right."

Song Themes

Body Parts, Hands, Heads, Onomatopoeia, People (Imaginary), Puns, Recursion, The Senses, Titles And Honorifics


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Mrs. Train is currently ranked #72 out of 910. (100 wikians have given it an average rating of 8.95)