Best They Might Be Giants Songs

queen11
They Might Be Giants (a.k.a TMBG) is an alternative rock band that has been together since 1982 (30 years as of 2012), and are one of the most prolific bands of all-time in recordings (over 500 original songs). For first decade of its existence, the band was only composed of two members: John Flansburgh on guitar and John Linnell on accordion or saxophone (accompanied only by a drum machine). A full ensemble was formed after the release of Apollo 18, their forth studio album.

Perhaps their most popular song is "Boss of Me," their Grammy Award-winning song that is best known for serving as the theme song for the successful sitcom "Malcolm in the Middle."

The Top TenXW

1Birdhouse in Your Soul

Very catchy very creative. It takes a great musician and lyricist to be able to create a song in the perspective of something as unusual as a nightlite - queen11

This is one of the best rock/alternative rock songs in the world, and defintly the best TMBG song.

2Istanbul (Not Constantinople)

Excellent remake from a big band hit from the 40s. This is the version from Flood, not Severe Tire Damage. - queen11

Anyone who doesn't love this song, hasn't hear it. It so catchy, you'll be listening to it all day!

This is an awful song and the actual name of the City is CONSTANTINOPLE jerks do you know what istabul means it means to the City a alternate name of CONSTANTINOPLE

3Don't Let's Start
4Dr. Worm
5Ana Ng
6Boss of Me
7Particle Man

Catchy, philosophical, and above all, funny. There is so little sense of humor in pop. This is refreshingly different.

8Can't Keep Johnny Down
9Where Your Eyes Don't Go
10Purple Toupee

The Newcomers

?Instanbul
?Man, It's So Loud in Here

The Contenders

11Dinner Bell
12Statue Got Me High
13Dead
14James K. Polk
15You're on Fire
16The Guitar
17The Mesopotamians
18Pencil Rain
19Fingertips
20Why Does the Sun Shine?
PSearch List
71239

Recommended Lists

Related Lists

Best Songs From They Might Be Giants's Flood Best Songs From Oasis' Standing on the Shoulder of Giants Best Songs From They Might Be Giants's Apollo 18 Best Songs On Adema's Topple the Giants EP Best Songs from They Might Be Giants' Fingertips

List StatsUpdated 7 Dec 2016

50 listings
4 years, 235 days old

Top Remixes (5)

1. Birdhouse in Your Soul
2. Dr. Worm
3. Ana Ng
queen11
1. You're on Fire
2. Where Your Eyes Don't Go
3. Dead
Stjimmy101
1. Birdhouse in Your Soul
2. Istanbul (Not Constantinople)
3. Don't Let's Start
BlueCanary

WRemix
View All 5

Posts

Add Post

Error Reporting

See a factual error in these listings? Report it here.
P