Where Do They Make Balloons?
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|song name||Where Do They Make Balloons?|
|artist||They Might Be Giants|
|releases||No!, TMBG Clock Radio, 50,000,000 They Might Be Giants Songs Can't Be Wrong|
|first played||March 8, 2003 (52 known performances)|
|sung by||Danny Weinkauf|
- This song was written and sung by bassist Danny Weinkauf. On a retrospective song-by-song guide accompanying the tenth anniversary digital reissue of No!, the band said of the song:
Where Do They Make Balloons? was written by They Might Be Giants' beloved bass player Danny Weinkauf, who has contributed songs to most of our kids projects. He is a huge pop music fan, and his Paul McCartneymania fuses with his Brian Wilsonogomy nicely in this track.
- On his website, Danny recalls the inspiration for the song:
It sounds like a fib, but this one came to me in a dream. A couple of hundred kids were all cramped in a backyard singing the chorus - there were balloons everywhere. When I woke up I finished the song.
Animals, Circus, Cities, Dancing, Educational, Falling, Food, Geography, New York City, Non-John Vocals, Questions, Swing Feel, Transportation, US States
- Watch it on – Recorded live on November 18, 2006
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