Alphabet Of Nations (Bonus Extended Version)

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Music video for "Alphabet Of Nations (Bonus Extended Version)"

song name Alphabet of Nations
artist They Might Be Giants
releases No! [digital re-issue], Them Ain't Big Eye Ants
year 2012
run time 2:20
sung by John Flansburgh, John Linnell


  • This recording is modeled after the version of the song that evolved from live shows: featuring a bridge originally written for an appearance on Late Night with Conan O'Brien.
  • The music video for this song features photos of TMBG fans from each country listed, including the fictional West Xylophone, which is shown as an island nation located off the east coast of the United States.
  • The video, a benefit for The Global Fund for Children, was created by Emily Oberman, the wife of fellow TMBG graphic artist Paul Sahre, at the design firm Pentagram.[1]

Song Themes

Geography, Letters Of The Alphabet


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  • Watch it on Youtube.png - Marty Beller tracking footage

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