They Might Be Giants @ Belly Up

The iconic alternative rockers bellied up to Solana Beach for a recent show.

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The iconic alternative rockers of They Might Be Giants bellied up to Solana Beach for a recent show.
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The band played to a packed Belly Up House on Thursday.
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TMBG are well-known for their uniquely creative music, their prolific output and a series of projects for children.
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John Flansburgh and John Linnell formed the band in Brooklyn in 1982 -- the pair had grown up together in Massachusetts but reunited when they moved into the same building on the same day in 1981.
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Over the years, they have released hundreds of songs, and 15 albums, including 2011's "Join Us."
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They may be best known as the creators of the song "Boss of Me," which was the theme song of the popular TV show "Malcolm in the Middle."
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The song earned them a Grammy award in 2002,
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They Might Be Giants took home another Grammy in 2009 for the children's album "Here Come the 123s."
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The band took its name from a film of the same title that starred George C. Scott.
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"Birdhouse in Your Soul," from 1990's "Flood" LP, was their highest-charting single, reaching No. 3 on the U.S. Modern Rock chart.
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Jonathan Coulton opened up for They Might Be Giants at the Belly Up on Thursday.
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Like They Might Be Giants, Coulton has used the Internet to attract fans to his music.
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Coulton also opened for TMBG when they toured last year.
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Coulton's album, "Artificial Heart," which was released earlier this year, was produced by John Flansburgh of They Might Be Giants.
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