Label: Idlewild Recordings - 11661-9127-1,Rounder Records - 11661-9127-1 • Format: Vinyl LP Gatefold • Country: US • Genre: Rock, Folk, World, & Country • Style: Alternative Rock
TMBW has moved to a new server, but some of the site's features are temporarily broken until the migration is finished. If you encounter any issues, please contact us. Join Us is They Might Be Giants ' fifteenth studio album, an "adult" rock album, released physically on July 19th, and through some digital venues including iTunes a day earlier.
It was released on the Idlewild and Rounder labels. A four-song preview EP was released digitally on April 26, They Might Be Giants began recording Join Us in Marchaccording Dog Walker - They Might Be Giants - Join Us a July interview with Billboardwherein John Flansburgh also mentioned that eight songs had already been recorded. In Juneone track from the upcoming album, " Three Might Be Duende " was partially released as a second clip Keeping Time - Twana Rhodes - (The U.F.O.
Sessions) Home the recording studio on YouTube. A similar clip for the rhythm section tracking of " Canajoharie " was released in July, though the clips Dog Walker - They Might Be Giants - Join Us no longer available on the band's YouTube channel.
Both of those songs were played live occasionally during the band's fall tour. Another YouTube clip was released alongside this news, of Marty Beller performing a drum fill in tribute to Phil Collins for the song " Celebration. An incomplete track listing composed of fourteen songs was revealed on Pitchfork. The track list was updated to include four more "Canajoharie," " Celebration ," " Dog Walker ," and " Spoiler Alert " on the band's Facebook page on April Hot off the success of Here Comes Sciencethe band wanted to return to their "insane" sound of the s before recording began.
Flansburgh commented on the album concept, in a November interview with Pieni On Sun Maailma - Tiisu - Elämän Koulu. I'd like to make a more insane-sounding record, to be perfectly honest. Flansburgh commented that some of the early songs sounded like " Spike Jones and Im Not The Loving Kind - Various - Month Of Music September 2013 falling down the staircase together.
In an interview with The AV ClubFlansburgh commented, "We probably recorded 30 songs for this album, and the songs that are on album are basically the last 15 or so. There were so many strange misfires at the beginning, just the most mutant songs. Join Us debuted at No. Online sales accounted for 69 percent of the album's sales in its first week, according to Billboard's July 28, chart recap. Join Us also debuted at No.
Join Us appeared at No. It climbed to No. To date, it has spent 20 weeks that chart. Music videos were produced for both songs, the former starring Rip Tornalthough both tracks failed to chart. The music video for " When Will You Die ", which featured the construction of a life-size monster hearse by the Office of Paul Sahrewent viral and has achieved overviews total—more than 25, in just one month. Personal tools Create account Log in. This Might Be A Wiki. If loading fails, click here.
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