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Here Come the 123s

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They Might Be Giants continue to crank out schoolhouse rock with their follow-up to Here Come the ABCs, Here Come the 123s. Play ”Triops Has Three Eyes” and you’ll know that franchising hasn’t diluted the duo’s signature random creativity. Kitschy animation complements tunes like ”Nine Bowls of Soup,” an inverted Green Eggs and Ham featuring a hungry birdie and a hoarding ichthyosaur. And the pop-punk ”Eight Hundred and Thirteen Mile Car Trip” is sure to become a family vacation standard. A