Unctuous Robot

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Music video for "Unctuous Robot"

song name Unctuous Robot
artist They Might Be Giants
releases Dial-A-Song (2018), My Murdered Remains, Modern
year 2018
run time 1:48
sung by John Linnell


  • Video directed by Ajax Digital Design (with "h/t to Mr. Craig. J Clark").
  • The adjective unctuous means excessively smooth, suave, or smug. It is usually pronounced as three syllables, unc-tu-ous, rather than "unctious" as Linnell pronounces it 4 out of 5 times in the song.

Song Themes

Clothes, Criminal Activities, Lies And Deception, Mind Control, Mirrors And Reflections, Recursion, Robots, Size, Yes


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