They Might Be Giants ‎– Factory Showroom

Elektra ‎– 61862-2
CD, Album

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0 Token Back To Brooklyn
Drums [Uncredited] – Yuval Gabay
1 S-E-X-X-Y
Arranged By [String And Horn] – Kurt HoffmanBass – Hal CraginCello – Garo YellinCongas, Percussion – Sue HadjopoulosDrums [Break Sample] – Mo' Funky Element*Trombone – Tim NewmanTrumpet – Jim O'Connor*Viola – Ron LawrenceViolin – Gregor Kitzis, Krystof WitekWritten-By – Hal Cragin, They Might Be Giants
2 Till My Head Falls Off 2:53
3 How Can I Sing Like A Girl?
Acoustic Guitar, Slide Guitar [Electric] – Jay Sherman-Godfrey
4 Exquisite Dead Guy
Cello – Garo Yellin
5 Metal Detector 3:50
6 New York City
Bass – Hal CraginDrums – Steve CalhoonLead Guitar – Lyle WorkmanWritten-By – Lisa Marr, Lisa Nielsen, Robynn Iwata
7 Your Own Worst Enemy
Cello – Garo Yellin
8 XTC Vs. Adam Ant
Bass [Ending] – Hal CraginCello – Garo YellinViola – Ralph FarrisViolin – Krystof WitekVocals [Sample] – Amy Allison
9 Spiraling Shape
Vibraphone – Steve Light
10 James K. Polk
Saw [Singing] – Julian KosterWritten-By – Matthew Hill, They Might Be Giants
11 Pet Name
Congas, Percussion – Sue Hadjopoulos
12 I Can Hear You
Producer – Peter DilgTuba – Ron Caswell
13 The Bells Are Ringing
Vocals – Amanda Homi

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"Factory Showroom They Might Be Giants' Sixth Album"

Before the first track on the CD, there is an uncredited, unreleased minute long song that is called "Token Back To Brooklyn" which has appeared on their Dial-a-song answering machine, and also on the "They Got Lost" compilation. This track is not playable on some CD players.

Recorded at River Sound, Hit Factory, Sound on Sound, Clinton Studios, Coyote Studio & The Edison Laboratory.
Track 12 "recorded without electricity on a 1898 Edison wax cylinder recording studio phonograph", "produced at the Edison National Historical Site, National Park Service, U.S. Department of Interior in West Orange, NJ"
Mastered at Sterling Sound, NYC

Amy Allison appears courtesy of Discovery Records.

All songs published by TMBG Music (BMI) except "New York City" published by Paw-Paw Publishing (ASCAP).
℗© 1996 Elektra Entertainment Group, A Division of Warner Communications Inc. for the United States and WEA International Inc. for the world outside of the United States.

Printed in U.S.A.
Made in U.S.A. by WEA Manufacturing Inc.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 0 7559-61862-2 3
  • Matrix / Runout: 2 61862-2 OLY##01 M1S1
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI 2U3S
  • Rights Society: BMI
  • Rights Society: ASCAP

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
CD 61862 They Might Be Giants Factory Showroom(CD, Album) Elektra CD 61862 Canada 1996 Sell This Version
61862-4 They Might Be Giants Factory Showroom(Cass, Album) Elektra 61862-4 US 1996 Sell This Version
2-61862-P They Might Be Giants Factory Showroom(CD, Album, Ltd, Promo) Elektra 2-61862-P US 1996 Sell This Version
61862-2 They Might Be Giants Factory Showroom(CD, Album, Club) Elektra 61862-2 US 1996 Sell This Version
WPCR-857 They Might Be Giants Factory Showroom(CD, Album, Promo) Elektra WPCR-857 Japan 1996 Sell This Version