Droll, delicious ear candy that’s just in time for Halloween

Today’s VSL pick is a near-perfect accompaniment to your last-minute Halloween preparations.

The song—a cut from They Might Be Giants’ new rarities compilation, Album Raises New and Troubling Questions—is as witty as anything you’d find on one of the band’s proper albums. Old fans will discover that TMBGs’ sound, and sensibility, haven’t changed much over the decades. New ones are in for a short, sweet holiday treat.

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