Live (They Might Be Giants album)

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Live album by They Might Be Giants
Released November 23, 1999
Recorded 1997-98
Genre Alternative rock
Length 30:19
Label BMG Special Products
They Might Be Giants chronology
Severe Tire Damage
Long Tall Weekend

Live is a 1999 live album by They Might Be Giants. It was a condensed version of Severe Tire Damage. While most of the tracks were live, as the name implies, "Doctor Worm" was a studio-recorded track. Parts of the album was recorded at Pachyderm Studios in Cannon Falls, MN Voices of the live audience (consisting of 8 people) who won tickets through local REV-105 can be heard screaming "NO" on the intro of "She's Actual Size"

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars [1]
The Rolling Stone Album Guide 3/5 stars [2]

Track listing[edit]

All songs by They Might Be Giants, unless otherwise noted.

  1. "Birdhouse in Your Soul" - 3:12
  2. "Istanbul (Not Constantinople)" (Jimmy Kennedy, Nat Simon) - 3:07
  3. "Particle Man" - 2:09
  4. "She's Actual Size" - 2:18
  5. "XTC Vs. Adam Ant" - 3:39
  6. "Till My Head Falls Off" - 2:53
  7. "S-E-X-X-Y" (Hal Cragin, They Might Be Giants) - 3:06
  8. "They Got Lost" - 3:42
  9. "Ana Ng" - 3:00
  10. "Doctor Worm" - 3:01


  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Brackett, Nathan; Christian Hoard (2004). The Rolling Stone Album Guide. New York City, New York: Simon and Schuster. p. 808. ISBN 0-7432-0169-8. 

External links[edit]

  • Live at This Might Be A Wiki