They Might Be Giants in Holidayland

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This article is about the They Might Be Giants record. For the former Disney attraction, see Holidayland (Disneyland).
They Might Be Giants in Holidayland
EP by They Might Be Giants
Released November 6, 2001
Genre Alternative rock
Length 11:47
Label Restless
They Might Be Giants chronology
Man, It's So Loud in Here
(2001)
They Might Be Giants in Holidayland
(2001)
No!
(2002)
They Might Be Giants EP chronology
Man, It's So Loud in Here
(2001)
They Might Be Giants in Holidayland
(2001)
Bed, Bed, Bed
(2003)
Professional ratings
Review scores
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Allmusic 2/5 stars link
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Entertainment Weekly B link
Robert Christgau (2-star Honorable Mention) link

They Might Be Giants in Holidayland (or just Holidayland), was a holiday-themed EP released by the band They Might Be Giants in 2001 (see 2001 in music) under Restless Records. The recording consists of: "Santa Claus", a Sonics cover originally released on Emusic.com's TMBG Unlimited service; "Santa's Beard", first released on Lincoln and later Then: The Earlier Years; "Feast of Lights", also from TMBG Unlimited, and appearing on the compilation Festival of Lights 2; "Careless Santa", from Mono Puff's album Unsupervised; and "O Tannenbaum", from 1993's O Tannenbaum EP and, later, TMBG Unlimited.

The EP itself isn't a complete collection of holiday songs by the band, leaving out "Christmas Cards" (the original B-side of "O Tannenbaum") and the Dial-A-Song exclusive "We Just Go Nuts At Christmas Time."

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Santa Claus" (G. Roslie) - 2:00
  2. "Santa's Beard" - 1:55
  3. "Feast of Lights" - 2:48
  4. "Careless Santa" (featuring Yuval Gabay) (J. Flansburgh) - 2:19
  5. "O Tannenbaum" (trad.) - 4:23

All songs written by They Might Be Giants unless noted.

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