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    (1982- )
    John Flansburgh (May 6, 1960- )
    John Linnell (June 12, 1959- )
    Formed in Brooklyn, New York
    Albums include 'They Might Be Giants,' 'Lincoln,' 'Flood,' 'Apollo 18,' 'John Henry,' 'Factory Showroom,' and 'Mink Car.' Songs include 'Don't Let's Start,' 'Ana Ng,' 'Birdhouse in Your Soul' and 'Boss of Me'
    They are both named John and at one time everyone in their backup band is named Dan.
    They are not conventionally attractive rock stars.
    Their singing voices are nasal.
    They write surreal songs about extremely odd subject matter.
    Their signature instrument is the accordion.
    They have an obsession with historic U.S. presidents.
    They are both extremely witty and pleasant people.
    Their diction is phenomenal.
    They have consistently refused to compromise their unique musical vision.
    Their songs frequently combine cheerful melodies with sad lyrics.
    They are high-energy live performers.
    John Linnell was named the ninth most beautiful person in the world in People Magazine's online poll (1998). They write clever songs about inanimate objects like hearing aids, grocery bags and Nyquil. They won a Grammy in 2002 for the 'Malcolm in the Middle' theme song.

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