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They Might Be Giants comp in the works

Posted by Loren on April 9, 2014

They Might Be Giants comp in the works
They Might Be Giants - Idlewild

On May 27, They Might Be Giants will release a 10-year compilation of their material titled Idlewild. The record will contain 17 songs and be neither a "best of" nor rarities, rather a compilation that best captures their work from the past ten years.

The band has released 16 studio albums in thirty years, including last year's Nanobots.

They Might Be Giants comp in the works
They Might Be Giants - Idlewild

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