21 Jul 2015
They Might Be Giants – Rock Club (Dial-A-Song Week 29)

Video directed by David Cowles and Jeremy Galante.

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we love all the people
and we love to rock the house
no one knows we’re coming
so no one’s coming out
to this particular rock club
have we played this club before?
you see, I can’t remember
if we’ve played this club before

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put your hands together
get on your knees and pray
next time we come around here
we won’t be comin’ back this way
or to this particular rock club
is that really the P.A.
or just somebody’s radio
left in the corner of the room?

14 Jul 2015
They Might Be Giants – I Am Invisible (Dial-A-Song Week 28)

It’s Dial-A-Song Week 28. Directed by Alex Italics, Cinematography by Symeon Platts, Starring Michael Dean.

just an inch away from your face
I am staring into your eyes
you would be surprised if you could see
what’s an inch from your face
but it’s impossible
I am invisible

Tiptoeing and holding my breath
almost knocking over a lamp

barely able to contain a sneeze
I am invisible
I am invisible
I am invisible

Did you notice something?
Was there somebody there?
No apparently not.
There you felt it again
something creeping around
that you can’t see

doing jumping jacks in the bank
dancing through the supermarket
spinning in the courtroom on one leg
I am invisible
I am invisible
I am invisible

there are details
that I haven’t worked out
like when I eat my lunch
does it disappear
or do you see it going all the way down?

Did the cat just learn how to fly?
no I’m only holding him up
did the cat turn on the dishwasher?
no I’m holding his paw
pushing down on the switch
making it look like he’s
doing it by himself
cause I’m invisible
I am invisible
I am invisible

07 Jul 2015
They Might Be Giants – The Velvet Ape (Dial-A-Song Week 27)

It’s Dial-A-Song Week 27. Video created by iTWST.

03 Jul 2015
Video: Butch Walker live on Jimmy Kimmel

An amazing performance by Butch Walker of Bed On Fire with The Dove And The Wolf, from his new album Afraid Of Ghosts.

03 Jul 2015
Video: Fred Abbott – Adrenaline Shot

Premiere! Clash Magazine have premiered the new music video from Fred Abbott’s forthcoming album ‘Serious Poke’. Featuring former Noah And The Whale colleagues Matt Owens Music & Michael Petulla + Tom Figgins.

Preorder Serious Poke here:

30 Jun 2015
They Might Be Giants at Rough Trade East, London

They Might Be Giants at Rough Trade

TMBG will be performing live in-store at Rough Trade East on 20th July 2015 at 7pm.

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30 Jun 2015
They Might Be Giants – And Mom and Kid (Dial-A-Song Week 26)

In celebration of marriage equality and family diversity please enjoy “And Mom and Kid”. Originally created for the HBO doc “A Family is A Family is A Family” celebrating family diversity for ALL! Visuals created by the Office of Paul Sahre.

27 Jun 2015
Guardian gig tombola: The Lost Brothers

Guardian gig tombola: The Lost Brothers

The Lost Brothers – two Irish brothers, each armed with an acoustic guitar and a bright and clear singing voice – play their traditional and delicate folk to remarkably soporific effect. Sending people to sleep is, for once, a testament to their music’s intended dreaminess: unashamedly and soothingly nostalgic, but never quite crossing over into tweeness, with lyrics that reference magicky folk tropes (mystical women etc), while sneaking in a bit of vague social commentary (“all we have is gold and silver”). They conclude by asking the audience to get on their feet – and the surprising effort made by slowly roused punters is enough to confirm the crowd’s affection.

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26 Jun 2015
Fred Abbott is Classic Rock Magazine Track Of The Week

Fred Abbott is Classic Rock Magazine Track Of The Week

You may remember Fred Abbott as a member of indie-folksters Noah And The Whale, who split up earlier this year. Instead of gnashing his teeth and wailing like an abandoned tot, Fred has instead thrown himself into his debut album Serious Poke, and this — a joyous blast of rollicking rock’n’roll — is a taster. It’s Americana via London (he’s a big Tom Pretty fan, we hear) and we’ve filed it under “very pleasantly surprised, thank you very much.”

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21 Jun 2015
Butch Walker – Father’s Day

I had fans send me pictures of their Dads who have passed away. This is my gift to you….. For Fathers Day – Butch Walker

Afraid Of Ghosts is out now: