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Here Come the 123s
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Studio album by
They Might Be Giants
Released February 5, 2008 (2008-02-05)
Recorded 2006–2007
Genre Children's music
Length 44:33
Label Disney Sound/Idlewild
Producer They Might Be Giants, Pat Dillett
They Might Be Giants chronology
The Else
(2007)
Here Come the 123s
(2008)
Here Comes Science
(2009)

Here Come the 123s is the third children's album (and thirteenth studio album) by They Might Be Giants. It is the sequel to the group's 2005 album Here Come the ABCs. The songs are edutainment music aimed at kids, this time dealing with numbers. Like ABCs, there is a CD and DVD. It was initially set to be released on October 2, 2007, but was pushed back to February 5, 2008.

Track listing

All songs written by They Might Be Giants, except as noted.

  1. "Here Come the 123s" – 0:08
  2. "Zeroes" – 1:06
  3. "One Everything" – 2:52
  4. "Number Two" (Danny Weinkauf) – 2:19
  5. "Triops Has Three Eyes" – 2:35
  6. "Apartment Four" – 1:21
  7. "High Five!" (Marty Beller) – 2:23
  8. "The Secret Life of Six" – 2:01
  9. "Seven" – 2:09
  10. "Seven Days of the Week (I Never Go to Work)" (Traditional) (featuring Mark Pender on trumpet) – 1:54
  11. "Figure Eight" – 2:36
  12. "Pirate Girls Nine" – 1:21
  13. "Nine Bowls of Soup" – 2:12
  14. "Ten Mississippi" – 0:51
  15. "One Dozen Monkeys" – 1:34
  16. "Eight Hundred and Thirteen Mile Car Trip" (They Might Be Giants/Timothy James Cawley) – 0:57
  17. "Infinity" (Dan Miller/Robert Sharenow) – 3:13
  18. "I Can Add" – 2:04
  19. "Nonagon" – 1:23
  20. "Even Numbers" – 2:35
  21. "Ooh La! Ooh La!" – 1:56
  22. "Heart of the Band" – 1:39
  23. "Hot Dog!" – 2:29
  24. "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse Theme" – 0:57
  25. "One Two Three Four" (Amazon Bonus Track) – 1:11
  26. "John Lee Supertaster (Live)" (Amazon Bonus Track) – 3:09
  27. "Bed, Bed, Bed (Live)" (Amazon Bonus Track) – 2:13

DVD

  1. "Here Come the 123s"
  2. "Zeroes"
  3. "One Everything"
  4. "Number Two"
  5. "Triops Has Three Eyes"
  6. "Apartment Four"
  7. "High Five!"
  8. "The Secret Life of Six"
  9. "Seven"
  10. "Seven Days of the Week (I Never Go to Work)"
  11. "Figure Eight"
  12. "Pirate Girls Nine"
  13. "Nine Bowls of Soup"
  14. "Ten Mississippi"
  15. "One Dozen Monkeys"
  16. "Eight Hundred and Thirteen Mile Car Trip"
  17. "I Can Add"
  18. "Nonagon"
  19. "Even Numbers"
  20. "Ooh La! Ooh La!"
  21. "Heart of the Band"
  22. "Hot Dog!"
  23. "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse Theme"
  24. "One Two Three Four" (Amazon Bonus Track)

Personnel

Musicians

  • John Flansburgh - lead and backing vocals, acoustic and electric guitars
  • John Linnell - lead and backing vocals, accordion, piano, saxophone
  • Dan Miller - electric guitar, piano, lead vocals on "Infinity"
  • Danny Weinkauf - bass guitar, lead vocals on "The Number Two"
  • Marty Beller - drums, lead vocals on "High Five!" and "Hot Dog! (second verse)"
  • Robin Goldwasser - lead vocals on "Ten Mississippi" and "Ooh La! Ooh La!"
  • Hannah Levine - lead vocals on "High Five!", "One Dozen Monkeys", "I Can Add" and "Ooh La! Ooh La!"
  • Mark Pender - trumpet on "The Seven Days of the Week (I Never Go to Work)"
  • Dan Levine - trombone on "Hot Dog!", tuba on "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse Theme"

Production crew

  • Executive Producer: David Agnew
  • Produced by Pat Dillett and They Might Be Giants
  • Engineered & Mixed by Pat Dillett

Video production crew

  • DVD Produced by Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment In Association with Idewild Records
  • Music Performed by They Might Be Giants
  • Visuals Produced by Pat Dillett
  • Directed by AJ Schnack
  • Flansurgh & Linnell Cutscenes Directed by Feel Good Anyway
  • Videos Animated by David Cowles, Jeremy Galante and Divya Srinivasan
  • Animation Produced at Asterisk, Colormovie, DHX Media Ltd., Feel Good Anyway and Walt Disney Television Animation
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