Whence That Wince

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Music video for "Whence That Wince"

song name Whence That Wince
artist They Might Be Giants
releases YouTube
year 2007
run time 1:00
sung by John Flansburgh, Robin Goldwasser, John Linnell (harmonizing at the end)


  • Released January 2nd, 2007 on YouTube, this was the first TMBG song of that year.
  • Like "Lines Upon A Tranquil Brow", this is a cover of a Pogo song. The lyrics were written by Walt Kelly, the cartoonist who created the Pogo Comic Strip series. This song is from the songbook Songs of the Pogo (1956) and appeared on the Walt Kelly/Norman Monath vinyl LP Songs of the Pogo (1956).
  • The second TMBG music video to be animated by John Linnell (the first being "I'm All You Can Think About").
  • In the description for the video on YouTube, it says that this song and video are "From the Venue Songs DVD", which is incorrect.

Song Themes

Animals, Criminal Activities, Drinking, Holidays, Jail And Imprisonment, Non-John Vocals, Personification, Questions, Relatives, TMBG Remakes


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