From This Might Be A Wiki
|song name||Rock Club|
|artist||They Might Be Giants|
|releases||Dial-A-Song (2015), More Murdered Remains|
|sung by||John Flansburgh|
A song from Dial-A-Song from years ago, uh, "No Particular Rock Club," "This Particular Rock Club," I'm not even sure what the title of it was; I think the cassette just said "Rock Club" on it.
- John Flansburgh on the song in a 2015 interview:
“Rock Club” was a song that I think was written during one of our very first tours, and was on the original Dial-A-Song for a very long time, just because it was never put on a proper release. On all the bootlegs of the early Dial-A-Song material, that one would always show up. Periodically I would hear the song and think, “Hey, that’s kind of a good song — I don’t know why we didn’t record that song.” [pauses] Well, I kind of know why we didn’t do it — because it’s glacially slow. The first thing we learned on tour is that the glacially slow songs were almost invitations for people to go to the bar. So it is really very much on that topic — the weird, thudding dullness of being in a touring band.
- Video directed by David Cowles and Jeremy Galante. This video is a "continuation", albeit with a different animation style, from the song "The Summer Breeze", released one month earlier.
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