Hovering Sombrero

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song name Hovering Sombrero
artist They Might Be Giants
releases TMBG Unlimited - February, Mink Car
year 2001
first played October 19, 2001 (14 known performances)
run time 2:13
sung by John Linnell


  • In addition to the Music From Malcolm In The Middle/Clock Radio demo, there are two other demo versions of this song: an alternative version and a fast version, both with the Spanish verse.
  • According to a description of Mink Car written by The Johns, this song was written during the recording of Flood, twelve years before its eventual release on Mink Car.[1]
  • A brief low-res music video for an abridged version of the song is included as a .mov (Quicktime) file on the Direct From Brooklyn DVD, accessible by DVD-ROM drives.

Song Themes

Age, Clothes, Forgetting And Remembering, Language, Misanthropy, No, Puns, Sadness, Spanish, Time, Weather, Windows


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