The Statue Got Me High (Live NYC)

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song name The Statue Got Me High
artist They Might Be Giants
releases Live!! New York City 10/14/94, TMBG Clock Radio
year 1994
run time 3:29
sung by John Linnell, John Flansburgh


  • In his introduction to the song, Linnell claims that the song was originally inspired by Mozart's opera Don Giovanni, in which the title character is dragged into the fire of Hell by a prophetic and anthropomorphic statue, but that he did not know that at the time he wrote the song.

Song Themes

Addiction, Compulsion, Body Parts, Clothes, Death, Fire, Mind Control, Hypnotism, Screaming


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