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|1. Experimental Film|
|3. Memo to Human Resources|
|4. Wearing a Raincoat|
|7. Bastard Wants to Hit Me|
|8. The World Before Later On|
|9. Museum of Idiots|
|10. It's Kickin' In|
|12. Au Contraire|
|13. Damn Good Times|
|14. Broke in Two|
|15. Stalk of Wheat|
|16. I Can't Hide from My Mind|
THE SPINE is They Might Be Giants's tenth album.
Like a lot of good albums (OK Computer is one I can think of) it takes at least three complete rotations of the songs to really see how good the whole thing is.
The sound is as sharp as anything on Mink Car, and the songs are just... fun, musically kinetic and lyrically... well, they're TMBG songs.
Renew My Subscription is one of the best songs I have ever heard, and Linnell's voice fits it so perfectly. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Isaac F.
I'd say I like about half of the tracks on this album. A lot of it just seemed like filler unfortunately... Read morePublished 11 months ago by Kyle
I got this CD because it has the single "Damn Good Times" on it. Another great song I like is "Stalk of Wheat". Solid album from TMBG.Published 13 months ago by Frank
Upon my first listen to The Spine I felt a wave of disappointment wash over me. Where were the irresistible melodies? What happened to the clever wordplay and bizarre lyrics? Read morePublished 14 months ago by Lunar Boulevard
They Might be Giants release a fantastic CD with tons of excellent songs. If you're a TMBG fan and dont own this CD, you should be ashamed. Read morePublished on August 10, 2010 by Bobby Chapman
I borrowed this CD from the library out of curiosity and becuase I liked the "cartoon" artwork. I'd heard OF They Might Be Shrimps, but never heard any of their music (AFAIK). Read morePublished on November 11, 2009 by B. Clay Shannon
I have been a longtime fan of TMBG, since the "Flood" days, and I've seen the Johns in concert more than any other band. A curmudgeonly older fan, as another reviewer put it. Read morePublished on November 9, 2007 by Brian A. Schar
`The Spine' is another wonderfully eclectic offering from TMBG, with rich musical arrangements and extraordinary lyrics. Many tracks seem simultaneously familiar and new. Read morePublished on October 10, 2007 by Grimnebulin
TMBG keep getting better--and even way better. The Spine exceeds my expectations. I fell in love with spines.
I hadn`t listened to any TMBG since "Factory Showroom". Read more