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Music video for "Seven"
My house is full of sevens.
From the video.

song name Seven
artist They Might Be Giants
releases Here Come The 123s, Podcast 32A
year 2008
first played April 19, 2008 (80 known performances)
run time 2:09
sung by John Linnell, John Flansburgh harmonizes; Henry Linnell and Desi Tomaselli on speaking roles of the "Sevens"


  • In a 2008 interview, John Linnell stated that this track started out with a drum loop from The Dust Brothers, who produced the song. The track produced over the loop was originally meant for a song to be included on The Else, but the music ended up sounding suitable for a lyric about the number "seven".
  • According to an interview with John Flansburgh, Henry's tracks were recorded at the Linnell house.
  • The video was directed by David Ahuja. In the video, the narrator's house is pink, not green.
  • John Flansburgh and Dan Miller voice the "Sevens" in live performances.

Song Themes

Colors, Doors, Food, Friendship, Mathematics, Numbers, Questions, Real Estate, Songs With Handclaps, Spoken Word, Telecommunication, Windows


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Seven is currently ranked #467 out of 910. (43 wikians have given it an average rating of 8.16)