I Broke My Own Rule

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song name I Broke My Own Rule
artist They Might Be Giants
releases I Broke My Own Rule (Single), I Can't Remember The Dream (Single), Super Cool (Single), Part Of You Wants To Believe Me (Single), BOOK
year 2021
run time 3:22
sung by John Linnell


  • The lyrics of the song were included within a March 2021 email providing a more inside look of BOOK's book.
  • The song was released on streaming services on June 1, 2021.
  • John Linnell talked about this song on the Kreative Kontrol podcast - "I Broke My Own Rule is really more of a personal song about failing to meet your own standards... For example I have an obsession about keeping the kitchen counter clean and it drives me crazy when I'd fail to do that, when I'd come in to the kitchen and realise I'd left a mess... but that's just a very narrow and personal thing I have about this song"

Song Themes

Altered Voice, Accidents, Body Parts, Death, Fading, Loneliness, Oblique Cliches Or Idiom, Questions, Sadness, Time


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