I'll Sink Manhattan

I found this video linked from the Theynow.com podcast's website. It's an acoustic cover of They Might Be Giants' song, I'll Sink Manhattan, found on their 1999 album Miscellaneous T. The cover artist calls it a "[c]over of a slightly obscure They Might Be Giants song that I heard years ago..." I guess for some, all TMBG is obscure, but for me it couldn't be obscure if it actually got released on an album, even if it was a B-side compilation. In any case, this is a beautiful cover of a sad and funny song from a time when "I'll sink Manhattan" was a wry Brooklynite joke, not a terrorist threat. It takes you back.

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