They Might Be Giants (For Kids)
About They Might Be Giants (For Kids)
In 1982, high school friends John Flansburgh and John Linnell formed They Might Be Giants, which was named after a 1971 George C. Scott film.
∙ The band’s debut children’s music LP, 2002’s No!, was their ninth studio album overall.
∙ Linnell’s son, Henry, has been a featured voice on several They Might Be Giants kids songs, including 2005’s “Letter / Not A Letter” and 2008’s “Seven.”
∙ The band’s 2008 album, Here Come the 123s, won a Grammy Award for Best Musical Album for Children.
∙ In 2009, They Might Be Giants recorded a new version of their 1993 cover “Why Does the Sun Shine?”—a song cowritten by Hy Zaret, the lyricist of “Unchained Melody.”
∙ Three of their children’s music albums have been certified Gold.