Hopeless Bleak Despair

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song name Hopeless Bleak Despair
artist They Might Be Giants
releases Mink Car
year 2001
first played September 10, 2001 (7 known performances)
run time 3:08
sung by John Linnell


  • After the first recording sessions for the song concluded, a new bridge was written, which was then recorded in a different studio with different instruments and inserted into the recording.[1]

Song Themes

Death, Denial, Funny But Sad, Insanity, Occupations, Real Estate, Relatives, Religion, Supernatural, Sadness


  • Watch it on Youtube.png (live at the Bowery Ballroom).

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