Wearing A Raincoat

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song name Wearing a Raincoat
artist They Might Be Giants
releases The Spine, TMBG Clock Radio
year 2004
first played January 25, 2004 (43 known performances)
run time 3:10
sung by John Linnell


  • "Wearing a Raincoat" shares some lyrical motifs with other songs from The Spine - "you'll need a friend to talk you down" connects to "the people came to talk me down" ("Memo to Human Resources") and "you'll need your mind for later on" connects to "The World Before Later On".

Song Themes

Addiction, Compulsion, Altered States, Altered Voice, Backwards, Clothes, Colors, Death, Drugs, Drums, Food, Friendship, Funny But Sad, Insanity, Misanthropy, Music, Problems With Liner Notes, Recursion, Sleep, Transportation, Weather, Zombies Or The Undead


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Wearing A Raincoat is currently ranked #270 out of 1009. (114 wikians have given it an average rating of 8.65)