Read A Book

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Music video for "Read A Book"

song name Read a Book
artist They Might Be Giants
releases Album Raises New And Troubling Questions, Them Ain't Big Eye Ants
year 2011
run time 1:04
sung by John Flansburgh


  • This song was used in two YouTube videos released at the beginning of the Join Us tour.
  • This song was intended to be on Join Us, but didn't make the cut. It was later released on Album Raises New And Troubling Questions.
  • The video for this song was created by Flansburgh, using a time-lapse app for the iPhone. It shows the band and crew setting up for the show on September 9, 2011. The lyrics for "Celebration" are briefly visible on John Linnell's keyboard screen.
  • The speed of light is 299,792,458 meters per second.

Song Themes

Questions, Reading, Science, Self-Reference, Title Not In Lyrics


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