Particle Man (BBC)

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song name Particle Man
artist They Might Be Giants
releases Podcast 33A
year 1990
run time 1:48
sung by John Linnell


  • Recorded in a session with Andy Kershaw, broadcasted on BBC Radio 4 on Jan. 18, 1990. Other songs recorded at the session were Where Your Eyes Don't Go, Maybe I Know and Chess Piece Face.
  • Flansburgh in Podcast 33A: "The ticking sound in that song is actually a metronome that we put through an echo effect."
  • Besides the metronome, this version features acoustic guitar, accordion, and keyboard.

Song Themes

Heads, People (Imaginary), Questions, Science, Shapes, Size, Super-Human Qualities, Time, Water


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