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They Might Be Giants

Why? CD Album

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Release Date: 27/11/2015

Discs: 1

At last! TMBG is returning to the world of kids stuff! You might have heard some of the tracks previewed on Dial-A-Song, but we can now confirm the 27th of November arrival of a fantastic set of 18 new songs called Why? What kind of album is Why? Well, it’s not bad for you but it’s not good for you either. It’s just about fun, like TMBG's first kids album No! Why? is memorable songs in family-friendly package with none of that pandering aftertaste.

Like previous TMBG kid productions it’s a family affair with John Flansburgh’s wife Robin “Goldie” Goldwasser singing a couple of tracks, while bassist Danny Weinkauf, joined by his son and daughter, steps up to the mic for the song Elephants. Alison Cowles, the daughter longtime video animation collaborator David Cowles (The Mesopotamians, what’s his other biggest one?) has contributed all the illustrations for the album. Right out of the gate TMBG hits the listener with the odd brilliance of “Oh You Did” through the folkie charm of “Out of A Tree,” the full rocking of “Or So I Have Read” the perky “I Just Want to Dance,” and wrapping things up with the optimism of “Then The Kids Took Over.” Why? has everything to delight both kids and parents.

1. Oh You Did
2. Omnicorn
3. I Am Invisible
4. Definition Of Good
5. And Mom And Kid
6. I Made A Mess
7. Moles, Hounds, Bears, Bess And Hares
8. Walking My Cat Named Dog
9. Or So I Have Read
10. Elephants
11. Long White Beard
12. I Just Want To Dance
13. Thinking Machine
14. So Crazy For Books
15. I Haven't Seen You In Forever
16. Out Of A Tree
17. Hello Mrs. Wheelyke
18. Then The Kids Took Over