I Left My Body

Album: I Like Fun (2018)

Songfacts®:

  • This song is about an out of body experience. John Flansburgh told Billboard the track stems from his They Might Be Giants partner John Linnell. He said:

    "When he presented the song, it really reminded of a class I took in high school on Russian literature. There are a lot of parallels to that kind of writing. Even though it's about a psychedelic experience, there's something very earthbound about it. There are prosaic details in it that make the story seem richer as a song."

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