Other Father Song is a song from the 2009 LAIKA stop-motion animated film Coraline, based off the 2002 novel of the same name by Neil Gaiman. It features the Other Father singing to protagonist Coraline while demonstrating that he does not play the piano, the piano plays him.

The song was performed by American rock band They Might Be Giants, with member John Linnell providing the vocals.


Making up a song about Coraline.
She's a peach, she's a doll, she's a pal of mine.
She's as cute as a button in the eyes of everyone who ever laid their eyes on Coraline.
When she comes around exploring, Mom and I will never ever make it boring.
Our eyes will be on Coraline!

Other AppearancesEdit

  • The song was featured on the Coraline (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack).