Fibber Island

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From the enhanced "No!" CD
Another pic from the CD

song name Fibber Island
artist They Might Be Giants
releases No!, TMBG Clock Radio
year 2002
first played May 4, 2003 (57 known performances)
run time 2:10
sung by John Flansburgh


  • In a song-by-song guide of No!, the Johns said this of "Fibber Island":
Fibber Island is a traditional song written as a national anthem during the Island's tumultuous drive for independence from the US in the 1960s. Located directly to the east of Nantucket, Massachusetts, Fibber Island has been a vacation destination for CIA and retiring black ops agents for years, but when they moved to become their own nation-state, the Island was 'disappeared' by Lyndon Johnson and the FBI.
  • The "kids" singing in the background are actually Flans, just with a much higher pitch.

Song Themes

Altered Voice, Animals, Clothes, Eyes, Food, Friendship, Islands, Lies And Deception, Not In Common Time, Music, Oxymorons, Paradoxes, And Contradictory Statements, Real Estate, The Senses, Shapes, Space, Transportation


  • Included on CD.

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