They Might Be Giants - Unlikely Superstars Still Going Strong
This eccentric alt rock band have been releasing their quirky tunes for over 30 years, and show no signs of slowing down. Having amassed 17 studio albums as well as certified gold and platinum selling albums, the group now have total sales of over 4 million records.
What started life as a two person accordion performance has now developed into a fully-fledged multi-instrumental group, and an awesome reputation for live shows. Touring the UK in early 2016, don't miss your opportunity to see this lovably eccentric act live, by getting your They Might Be Giants tickets on StubHub UK now.
They Might Be Giants Biography - Touring with 2015 Album Glean
The band started life as a duo in 1982 when John Flansburgh and John Linnell met as teens and decided to start an act together. The pair's unusual lyrics and subject matter soon garnered a loyal following as they performed in and around New York City, eventually ending up with a residency at the Darinka where for three years they sold out every performance. The group began to expand their audience after their self-titled debut was released 1986, quickly becoming a hit on MTV and among college radio stations.
The duo found many underground fans with a unique way of sharing their music. Dial A Song, allowed fans to call up a number and listen to a selection of 500 songs recorded as voicemail messages. Since then TMBG have gone on to released 17 studio albums, 13 compilations, seven live albums and 11 singles. The band have been presented two Grammy Awards for their 2002 song 'Boss of Me' and their 2009 'Here Come the 123s'. As well as their adult music, the band are well known for releasing children's albums and podcasts. Now, in 2015, the band have come back with Glean, a record full of the energy and clever lyricism that brought them fame.
If you've already purchased your They Might Be Giants tickets on StubHub UK, why not check out some other artists currently touring? Take a look to see when Elvis Costello is performing or the next gig with Alabama Shakes.
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