Why Does The Sun Shine? (Science Version)

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Music video for "Why Does The Sun Shine? (Science Version)"
The felt puppets of John and John, as seen in the music video, by the artist Hine Mizushima, which she found in 2018

song name Why Does the Sun Shine? (The Sun Is a Mass of Incandescent Gas)
artist They Might Be Giants
releases Here Comes Science, CD/DVD Sampler
year 2009
run time 2:36
sung by John Linnell and John Flansburgh


  • On the original version, Linnell and Flansburgh's roles were reversed. (Flansburgh sang the song, while Linnell explained things about the sun.)
  • The song's video was created by Hine Mizushima.

Song Themes

Bad English, Educational, Everything, Precious Metal, Questions, Science, Size, Space, Title Not In Lyrics, TMBG Remakes


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