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Music video for "Philadelphia"

song name Philadelphia
artist They Might Be Giants
releases Venue Songs, Philadelphia, PA September 30, 2004
year 2004
first played September 30, 2004 (10 known performances)
run time 1:31
sung by John Linnell


Flansburgh: We've concocted a song... in the style of the big '80s.

Linnell: We're talking about the 1780s.

Flansburgh: This song was written by Pachelbel's grandson. It's called "Pachelbel's Gonna Fuck You Up."
  • The music video for the song seems to contain shots of dummies from this video on nuclear bomb testing.

Song Themes

Accents, Death, Furniture, German, Letters Of The Alphabet, Loneliness, Mirrors And Reflections, Questions, Venue Songs


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