Keep a Lid on Things

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"Keep a Lid on Things"
Single by Crash Test Dummies
from the album Give Yourself a Hand
Released January 1999
Format CD single
Recorded Rocket Carousel Studios, One on One South and David Abell Piano Studio, Los Angeles
Genre Alternative rock
Length 8:38
Label BMG/ViK. Recordings
Writer(s) Brad Roberts/Greg Wells
Producer(s) Greg Wells
Crash Test Dummies singles chronology
"My Own Sunrise"
(1997)
"Keep a Lid on Things"
(1999)
"Get You in the Morning"
(1999)

"Keep a Lid on Things" is a song by Canadian group Crash Test Dummies and was the first single from their 1999 album Give Yourself a Hand. The song featured a new sound for the group, most notably Brad Roberts using falsetto vocals.

Track listing[edit]

Lyrics written by Brad Roberts. Music written by Brad Roberts and Greg Wells.

  1. "Keep a Lid on Things" - 2:44
  2. "Filter Queen" - 2:55
  3. "Handy Candyman" - 3:00

Music video[edit]

The music video for the song features Brad Roberts driving robot versions of the band and having to leave on a jetpack to locate a new battery.

Charts[edit]

Chart (1999) Peak
Position
Canadian Singles Chart 5

External links[edit]