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They Might Be Giants Announce New Album, Tour Dates

While They Might Be Giants latest album, the return-to-rock opus  Join Us, may have been released this past summer,  the group has decided to give fans the gift of new music twice this year with another album, set to drop next month.Slated for a November 1 release, TMBG’s new album, entitled Album Raises New and Troubling Questions, will contain new tracks that didn’t make it on Join Us, as well as rare and unreleased songs. The album will come out via Amazon and iTunes through Idlewild Recordings.

 A live version of “Cloisonne,” only previously heard on the song’s official video, a remix of “You Probably Get That A Lot” by Elephant Too and the band’s version of “Tubthumping,” performed on The Onion AV Club’s “Undercover Series” will also be on the album.  Fans who download a copy of Troubling Questions from TMBG’s official site will get a pdf contain full images and instructions on how to build your own life sized paper monster hearse, as well as a 5 free video bonus. The band also premiere a remix of Can’t Keep Johnny Down” HERE.

They Might Be Giants are currently on an international tour will run through March 2012. View the tracklist for Album Raises New and Troubling Questions and the band’s tour dates below.

Album Raises New and Troubling Questions Track Listing
 
Songs
1. O We
2. Authenticity Trip
3. You Probably Get That A Lot (Elegant Too remix)
4. Now I Know
5. Doom Doom
6. Tubthumping (feat. the Onion AV Club Choir)
7. Electronic Istanbul (Not Constantinople)
8. Cloisonné (live)
9. Marty Beller Mask
10. How Now Dark Cloud?
11. Money for Dope
12. The Fellowship of Hell
13. Read A Book
14. Mountain Flowers
15. Havalina
16. 200 Sbemails
17. Boat of Car – TMBG’s “Other Thing Brass Band”
18. Mr. Me – TMBG’s “Other Thing Brass Band”
19. Dirt Bike – TMBG’s “Other Thing Brass Band”
20. Particle Man - TMBG’s “Other Thing Brass Band”
 
Videos
1. Electronic Istanbul (Not Constantinople)
2. You Probably Get That A Lot
3. Can’t Keep Johnny Down
4. Spoiler Alert
5. Cloisonné
 
 They Might Be Giants Tour Dates
10/28: Milwaukee, WI @ Pabst Theatre
10/29: Minneapolis, MN @ First Avenue
10/30: Iowa City, IA @ Englert Theatre
11/1: Omaha, NE @ Slowdown
11/2: Kansas City, MO @ Beaumont Club
11/3: Boulder, CO @ Boulder Theatre
11/4: Salt Lake City, UT @ The Depot
11/5 Boise, ID @ Knitting Factory
11/6: Spokane, WA @ Knitting Factory
11/8: Vancouver, BC @ Venue
11/9: Seattle, WA@ Showbox SoDo
11/10: Portland, OR @ Crystal Ballroom 
11/11: Arcata, CA @ Van Duzer Theatre 
11/12: San Francisco, CA @ Fillmore
11/13: San Francisco, CA @ Fillmore
11/16: Anaheim, CA @ House of Blues
11/17: San Diego, CA @ Belly Up
11/26: Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club
1/27: Santa Cruz, CA @ The Rio Theatre
1/28: Los Angeles, CA (Special Family Show) @ Royce Hall UCLA
1/28: Los Angeles, CA – 30th Anniversary Show @ Royce Hall UCLA
1/29: Tempe, AZ – Marquee Theatre
1/30: Tucson, AZ -@The Rialto Theatre
2/1: Tulsa, OK (Rescheduled from Sept.) @ Cain’s Ballroom
2/2: Dallas, TX @ The Granada Theatre
2/3: Austin, TX @ La Zona Rosa
2/4: New Orleans, LA @ Tipitina’s
2/7: Tampa, FL @ The Ritz Ybor
2/8: Orlando, FL @ Hard Rock Live
2/10: Atlanta, GA @ Variety Playhouse
2/11: Atlanta, GA @ Variety Playhouse
2/12: Chattanooga, TN @ Track 29
2/14: Charlotte, NC @ McGlohan Theater at Spirit Square
2/15: Raleigh, NC @ Lincoln Theatre
2/16: Charlottesville, VA @ Jefferson Theatre
2/17: Baltimore, MD @ Ram’s Head Live
3/8: Northampton, MA @ Calvin Theater
3/9: Providence, RI @ Lupo’s Heartbreak Hotel
3/10: New York, NY @ Terminal 5

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