The Bells Are Ringing
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|song name||The Bells Are Ringing|
|artist||They Might Be Giants|
|releases||Factory Showroom, John Henry + Factory Showroom|
|first played||December 18, 1997 (2 known performances)|
|sung by||John Linnell; Amanda Homi sings the bells|
A song about the seductive appeal of social order (as opposed to individual freedom), and an expression of the terrifying and exciting power of propaganda. The part of the bells is sung by Amanda Homi.
- From the tmbg.com Q&A: "...We've rented lots of odd percussion from Carroll Music in New York, like the handbells on The Bells are Ringing."
- Appears in the Malcolm in the Middle episode "Christmas," during the scene where the boys throw holiday ornaments at each other.
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The Bells Are Ringing is currently ranked #48 out of 910. (122 wikians have given it an average rating of 9.02)