If I Wasn't Shy

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Drawing, from the Apollo 18 promo, representing the song.

song name If I Wasn't Shy
artist They Might Be Giants
releases Apollo 18, Flood + Apollo 18
year 1992
first played February 10, 1992 (28 known performances)
run time 1:43
sung by John Flansburgh


  • While introducing the song at a 1992 show, Flansburgh mentioned, "I wrote it in an altered state."

Song Themes

Aversion To Work, Bad English, Clothes, Criminal Activities, Fire, Love, Medical, Misanthropy, Music, Occupations, Swing Feel, Telecommunication, Trade Names, Transportation


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