Geek rock legends They Might Be Giants have already released one album this year with Join Us. For number two, they’re mining the past with the rarities collection, Album Raises New and Troubling Questions.
Out today via Idlewild Recordings, the 20-track release includes a slew of hard-to-find tracks, including a cover of Chumbawamba’s “Tubthumping” featuring the AV Club Choir and an unheard live version of “Cloisonné”. The digital copy of the set also includes five music videos. CoS is premiering one such video with with the monochrome clip for “You Probably Get That A Lot”. Check out the fellas in their snazzy suits below, or head over to Cluster 1.
Just below is the tracklist for Album Raises New and Troubling Questions. Order your own copy of the collection here.
Album Raises New and Troubling Questions Tracklist:
01. O We
02. Authenticity Trip
03. You Probably Get That A Lot (Elegant Too remix)
04. Now I Know
05. Doom Doom
06. Tubthumping (feat. the Onion AV Club Choir)
07. Electronic Istanbul (Not Constantinople)
08. Cloisonné (live)
09. Marty Beller Mask
10. How Now Dark Cloud?
11. Money for Dope
12. The Fellowship of Hell
13. Read A Book
14. Mountain Flowers
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”
01. Electronic Istanbul (Not Constantinople)
02. You Probably Get That A Lot
03. Can’t Keep Johnny Down
04. Spoiler Alert