Album Raises New and Troubling Questions

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Album Raises New and Troubling Questions
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Compilation album by They Might Be Giants
Released October 28, 2011
Genre Alternative rock
Length 40:54
Label Idlewild Recordings
Producer Various
They Might Be Giants chronology
Join Us
(2011)
Album Raises New and Troubling Questions
(2011)
Nanobots
(2013)

Album Raises New and Troubling Questions is a 2011 compilation album by the American alternative rock group They Might Be Giants. It is the second compilation released by the band through their own Idlewild Recordings. It includes several songs originally written for Join Us as well as other rarities. It was released online via iTunes and Amazon and limited run of CDs from the band's website.

The cover of "Tubthumping" by Chumbawamba was recorded for The A.V. Club's Undercover series of videos. The song features Nathan Rabin and other AV Club writers on backing vocals.

The song "200 SBemails" was originally featured on the website Homestar Runner.

In 2012, the album was included in the Humble Music Bundle.

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
The Daily Star8/10[1]
Consequence of SoundC–[2]
Robert Christgau(2-star Honorable Mention)[3]
Wired(favorable)[4]
SF Weekly(favorable)[5]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "O We" – 0:48
  2. "Authenticity Trip" – 2:22
  3. "You Probably Get That A Lot" (Elegant Too Remix) – 3:03
  4. "Marty Beller Mask" – 2:00
  5. "Now I Know" – 1:35
  6. "How Now Dark Cloud" – 2:07
  7. "The Fellowship of Hell" – 2:10
  8. "Mountain Flowers" – 1:11
  9. "Doom Doom" – 1:12
  10. "Money for Dope" – 2:39
  11. "Read a Book" – 1:04
  12. "Havalina" – 2:37
  13. "Tubthumping" (feat. The Onion AV Club Choir) – 3:22
  14. "Electronic Istanbul (Not Constantinople)" – 2:49
  15. "Cloisonné" (Live) – 2:47
  16. "200 SBemails" – 0:42
  17. "Boat of Car" (feat. The Other Thing Brass Band) – 1:14
  18. "Mr. Me" (feat. The Other Thing Brass Band) – 2:00
  19. "Dirt Bike" (feat. The Other Thing Brass Band) – 3:07
  20. "Particle Man" (feat. The Other Thing Brass Band) – 2:07

References[edit]

  1. ^ Earls, John (8 December 2011). "They Might be Giants -Album Raises New And Troubling Questions: Album Review". The Daily Star. Retrieved 9 June 2017. 
  2. ^ Young, Alex (3 November 2011). "They Might Be Giants – Album Raises New and Troubling Questions". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved 9 June 2017. 
  3. ^ "Album Raises New and Troubling Questions". Retrieved 9 June 2017. 
  4. ^ Silver, Curtis (7 November 2011). "New They Might Be Giants Album Raises New and Troubling Questions". Wired. Retrieved 9 June 2017. 
  5. ^ Garmon, Ron (22 December 2011). "Listen to This While High: They Might Be Giants' 'Album Raises New and Troubling Questions'". Shookdown. SF Weekly. Retrieved 9 June 2017. 

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