Which Describes How You're Feeling (Demo)

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song name Which Describes How You're Feeling
artist They Might Be Giants
releases 1985 Demo Tape, The Statue Got Me High (EP), Then: The Earlier Years, Selections From Then
year 1985
run time 1:24
sung by John Linnell; John Flansburgh joins in at the end


  • This version is quite different from the later re-recording for Apollo 18. It is based on a very loud drum machine part, features a prominent acoustic guitar, a harmony vocal an octave lower and no synthesizers.
  • When the bridge is played backwards, John Linnell can be heard saying, "They Might Be Giants wanted to include a verse about the suffering people in the world, but we couldn't figure out where to put it into the song." Hear it for yourself.

Song Themes

Backwards, Lies And Deception, Recursion, Rhymes, Self-Reference, Spines


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