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Music video for "Dog"

song name Dog
artist They Might Be Giants
releases Dial-A-Song (2018), My Murdered Remains
year 2018
run time 2:25
sung by John Linnell


  • Composed using a set of "meticulously retuned piano samples", with about 31 tones to the octave, according to John Linnell via John Flansburgh.[1]
  • The video for "Dog" uses illustrations by Joanna Neborsky, which were edited into a sequence by David Cowles.
  • The lyrics for Dog are presented in BOOK in the shape of a dog.

Song Themes

Animals, Body Parts, Doors, Eyes, Forgetting And Remembering, Friendship, Love, Microtones, Misanthropy, Money, Reading, References To Other Songs Or Musicians, Swing Feel, Writing


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