How Many Planets?

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Music video for "How Many Planets?"

song name How Many Planets?
artist They Might Be Giants
releases Here Comes Science
year 2009
first played September 24, 2010 (3 known performances)
run time 1:56
sung by John Linnell, Robin Goldwasser, John Flansburgh


  • The first appearance of this song was on Colourmovie's portfolio in January of 2008, with the label "Coming Soon". It was thought to be slated for Here Come The 123s, but did not appear on that album, although artwork from the video made it onto the cover. The song was eventually released as part of Here Comes Science.
  • Though the titular question is never answered lyrically, to the song's credit it is track 8.

Song Themes

Accents, Altered Voice, Non-John Vocals, Questions, Science, Space, Spoken Word, Title Not In Lyrics


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