Shows/1987-01-28

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"Mr. Me" was released as a bonus feature on the Gigantic DVD. "Everything Right is Wrong Again" was posted to Joy Farm's Facebook.

A review in the Kansas City Star, January 29, 1987, titled "Giants indeed":

"Play music!" shouted a man who came to see They Might Be Giants on Wednesday night at the Lone Star.

"This will have to do," replied accordionist John Linnell, who with guitarist John Flansburgh gave a crowd of about 150 its lumps - of wisdom that is, all unfailingly couched in infectiously melodic songs that blew through like a fresh-air tornado.
Brave new styles included morbid folk, chest-beating polka, goofy country and both real and fake rock. Flansburgh broke strings on two guitars. Linnell didn't. Both enjoyed hip-hopping about and sing "I Will Date the Girl From Venus."

It may be that "life's just a mood ring we're not allowed to see," as this New York duo claims. But its natural talent, energy and unrelenting wit are clearly visible. They must be giants.