They Might Be Giants Album Raises New and Troubling Questions Out Today

They Might Be Giants Album Raises New and Troubling Questions Out Today

Might_Be_Giants-QUESTIONS_coverIn the many months spent creating and then promoting this year’s Join Us, They Might Be Giants recorded several new tracks, not all of which made it onto the album.

 

they_might_be_giants_2011_2b  The band has compiled the best of these recordings to create a brand new full-length, made up of rarities and many previously unheard tracks. An eclectic follow-up to their latest LP, the Brooklyn rockers release Album Raises New and Troubling Questions today on idlewild Recordings. This special digital-only release can be purchased on iTunes,Amazon and directly from the band’s official website.~

Included in the album’s tracklisting are a live version of the track “Cloisonné” only previously heard on its official video as well as the band’s now-infamous performance of “Tubthumping” from The Onion AV Club’s “Undercover Series,” along with four tracks featuring the “Other Thing Brass Band.” The album also treats fans to five bonus videos, including one for “You Probably Get That A Lot” which you can watch where it premiered with Consequence of Sound today or HERE. You can also check out today’s Rolling Stone interview with TMBG about the album, it’s creation and what to expect from the band next.

After 30 years, They Might Be Giants retain the virtues that have endeared them to everyone from indie-favoring hipsters to the preschool set… ”
USA Today ***
They Might Be Giants is a band that simply loves making music, something that still excites them after almost 30 years.
– Billboard
“As nerd culture and popular culture have become virtually indistinguishable, TMBG is nobody’s secret; for proof, ask just about any kid.”
– NPR

They Might Be Giants will be bringing their unique brand of rock and energized live show to cities across the US—be sure to catch them live in a city near you!

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They Might Be Giants Tour Dates~

11/2: Kansas City, MO @ Beaumont Club
11/3: Boulder, CO @ Boulder Theatre
11/4: Salt Lake City, UT @ The Depot
11/5 Boise, ID @ Knitting Factory
11/6: Spokane, WA @ Knitting Factory
11/8: Vancouver, BC @ Venue
11/9: Seattle, WA@ Showbox SoDo
11/10: Portland, OR @ Crystal Ballroom 
11/11: Arcata, CA @ Van Duzer Theatre 
11/12: San Francisco, CA @ Fillmore
11/13: San Francisco, CA @ Fillmore
11/16: Anaheim, CA @ House of Blues
11/17: San Diego, CA @ Belly Up
11/26: Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club
1/27: Santa Cruz, CA @ The Rio Theatre
1/28: Los Angeles, CA (Special Family Show) @ Royce Hall UCLA
1/28: Los Angeles, CA – 30th Anniversary Show @ Royce Hall UCLA
1/29: Tempe, AZ – Marquee Theatre
1/30: Tucson, AZ -@The Rialto Theatre
2/1: Tulsa, OK (Rescheduled from Sept.) @ Cain’s Ballroom
2/2: Dallas, TX @ The Granada Theatre
2/3: Austin, TX @ La Zona Rosa
2/4: New Orleans, LA @ Tipitina’s
2/7: Tampa, FL @ The Ritz Ybor
2/8: Orlando, FL @ Hard Rock Live
2/10: Atlanta, GA @ Variety Playhouse
2/11: Atlanta, GA @ Variety Playhouse
2/12: Chattanooga, TN @ Track 29
2/14: Charlotte, NC @ McGlohan Theater at Spirit Square
2/15: Raleigh, NC @ Lincoln Theatre
2/16: Charlottesville, VA @ Jefferson Theatre
2/17: Baltimore, MD @ Ram’s Head Live
3/8: Northampton, MA @ Calvin Theater
3/9: Providence, RI @ Lupo’s Heartbreak Hotel
3/10: New York, NY @ Terminal 5

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