Youth Culture Killed My Dog (1984 Demo)

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song name Youth Culture Killed My Dog
artist They Might Be Giants
releases 1984 Promotional Demo Tape, Bill Krauss Demos, The Frank O'Toole Show
year 1984
run time 2:22
sung by John Flansburgh, John Linnell on backup


  • Features the electric guitar removed from the final version, as well as Linnell on the sax. Flans is free with his vocals and his voice warbles. It also has a bouncy rhythm, mainly due to the bass line.
  • Robert Christgau called this song "stirring" in a September 25th, 1984 issue of the Village Voice.[1]

Song Themes

Animals, Colors, Death, Games, Mind Control, Hypnotism, Music, References To Other Songs Or Musicians


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