They Might Be Giants

The Statue Got Me High

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An energetic, angular pop song showcasing Linnell's horn prowess as well as Flansburgh's guitar stylings, They Might Be Giants' first single "The Statue Got Me High" from 1992's Apollo 18 is a great track. But caveat emptor: this is not a fleshed-out EP like the majority of the band's other single releases. Just two "new" tracks are here, which are "I'm Def" and "Which Describes How You're Feeling" as B-sides. Both songs were recorded in the mid-'80s on budget recording equipment, and were originally intended for TMBG's Dial-A-Song project. The former song is a throwaway track, and the latter isn't nearly as compelling as its official incarnation on Apollo 18. For TMBG completists only.

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