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They'll Need A Crane (EP):They Might Be Giants

Artist: They Might Be Giants

Date Released: 1989

Label: Bar/None

Produced By: Bill Krauss

Tracklisting:

  1. They'll Need A Crane
  2. It's Not My Birthday
  3. I'll Sink Manhattan
  4. Nightgown Of The Sullen Moon

ReviewEdit

This is probably one of the few singles recorded to feature the NYPD with a performance credit (they, too, left a message on Dial-A-Song, saying something along the lines of "Hey, this is the NYPD, and we love you" -- this message was reversed and is used to open "I'll Sink Manhattan"). The lead single from Lincoln (though I believe "Ana Ng" was released first as a video and promo single), it's one of the standard They Might Be Giants falling out of love songs (as is "I'll Sink Manhattan"). Like Don't Let's Start. the B-sides are a little more accessible than some of the other stuff; if you wanted to start with one of the Bar/None EPs and didn't want to just, you know, friggin' get Miscellaneous T or Then, this'd probably be the one to start with. Even over the not-actually-released Purple Toupee EP. - Rev. Syung Myung Me

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