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Factory Showroom

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Description: Factory Showroom is the second They Might Be Giants album to feature the Brooklyn duo backed by a full band. The band allows John Linnell and John Flansburgh to parody the pop music of their late '70s and early '80s youth more accurately, and thus, more wittily. On the disco parody, "S-E-X-X-Y," for example, Iggy Pop bassist Hal Cragin supplies a vintage funk bottom, while arranger Kurt Hoffman contributes a Chic-like string chart. When they follow with the new-wave parody, "Till My Head Falls Off," Graham Maby's staccato bass line, Eric Schermerhorn's jittery guitar chords, and Linnell's bleating organ sound ... (more)
Manufacturer: Elektra / Wea
Release date: 8 October 1996
Number of discs: 1
EAN: 0075596186223 UPC: 075596186223
Tags: Indie (1), Pop (1), Music Mecca 11 (1), M (1)
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