‘ECNALUBMA’, The 19th Dial-A-Song by They Might Be Giants About Unexpectedly Witnessing an Accident

For the 19th week of their year-long Dial-A-Song project (previously), They Might Be Giants present “ECNALUBMA,” an song about unexpectedly witnessing an accident while on a date. This song appears on the band’s latest album, Glean.

make way make way and stand aside
the crowd takes up the cry
he comes he comes
bow down bow down and lower your eyes
before the litter borne by men in fancy uniforms
a chariot from which a siren warns
the regal flashing lights and royal horns
behold the great one comes