As we near the end of the The AV Club’s second Undercover series — in which bands drop in on the site’s Chicago offices and pick a song off a predetermined list to cover live in a very small room — we find nerd-pop duo They Might Be Giants enlisting the website’s staff to help perform a delightfully unhinged version of one-hit-wonder Chumbawumba’s sing-along anthem “Tubthumping.”

Earlier, we brought you power-pop kings Sloan doing a number on Gary Numan’s “Cars,” indie buzz band Surfer Blood plowing through the Pixies’ “Gigantic” and Rocky Votolato and the members of Matt Pond PA doing a stripped-down take on The Human League’s “Don’t You Want Me.” Still on the AV Club’s list of songs to be covered:  The Clash’s “Janie Jones” and Sugar’s “If I Can’t Change Your Mind.”

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