© Ron Elkman/USA TODAY NETWORK

Portugal. The Man Explain Their Name and Love for Always Sunny [PART 2]

By: Maura O'Malley

April 18, 2017

Last week, we showed you part one of our three-part Portugal. The Man exclusive. Now that you know all about their face-off with Sarah Palin, we wanted to get back to basics.

Portugal. The Man is an intriguing name, but how did it come about? You may be surprised to find out which artist the group was trying to emulate when they came up with it:

And if you’ve ever seen PTM live, you know that they like to slip the “Day Man” song from “The Nightman Cometh” episode of It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia into the set list. It’s a hilarious episode (and if you haven’t seen it, we highly recommend it!), but what about the Always Sunny gang’s rock-opera song calls to PTM? Find out below!

Check back next week for part 3 of our exclusive Portugal. The Man interview—it’s all about the music.