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Time for a quiz

It's been a while since we played my favourite game...Does anyone want to have a go?

Step 1: Get your playlist together, put it on random, and play
Step 2: Pick your favorite lines from the first 25 songs that play
Step 3: Post and let everyone you know guess what song the lines come from
Step 4: Cross out the songs when someone guesses correctly
P.S: no cheating and pasting the lyrics into a search engine!!

01. I wish we were farmers, I wish we knew how
to grow sweet potatoes and milk cows

02. when the world is too dark, and I need the light inside of me
I'll walk into a bar and drink fifteen pints of beer

03. and Harry doesn't mind if he doesn't make the scene
he's got a daytime job; he's doing alright
- Sultans Of Swing, Dire Straits; bogwitch recognised this

04. it's not the side-effects of the cocaine
I'm thinking that it must be love
- Station To Station, David Bowie; deadsoul820 recognised this

05. this room cost 2,000 dollars a month
you can believe it man it's true
somewhere a landlord's laughing till he wets his pants

06. can't you feel the rock dust in your lungs?
it'll cut down a miner when he is still young
two years and the silicosis takes hold

07. shouting
mega mega white thing
mega mega white thing
mega mega white thing
mega mega
shouting lager lager lager lager
- Born Slippy, Underworld; irfikos recognised this

08. now I write letters to Australia
now I throw bottles out to sea

09. isn't it nice, sugar and spice
luring disco dollies to a life of vice?
- Sex Dwarf, Soft Cell; deadsoul820 recognised this

10. find him, bind him, tie him to a pole and break his fingers to splinters
drag him to a hole until he wakes up naked, clawing at the ceiling of his grave
- The Mariner's Revenge Song, The Decemberists; skylar_muc recognised this

11. well if it feels like summer, don't burn in the sun
don't wait for the evening to fall
if it tastes like honey, don't swallow it all
don't wait for the moment to come
- Hey Dude, Kula Shaker; bogwitch recognised this

12. you'll surrender
these are the lessons that you learn
nobody hears, no one's concerned
one day it's clear and then you burn
- Fire Sign, David Berkeley; anonypooh recognised this

13. thems the breaks
for we designer fakes
we need to concentrate on more than meets the eye
- Twenty Years, Placebo; curiouswombat recognised this

14. falling out of aeroplanes and hiding out in holes
waiting for the sunset to come, people going home
jump out from behind them and shoot them in the head

15. creatures crawl in search of blood
to terrorise y'all's neighborhood
and whosoever shall be found
without the soul for getting down
must stand and face the hounds of hell
and rot inside a corpse's shell
- Thriller, Michael Jackson; anonypooh recognised this

16. but I left my jacket with you
and you know my friends
so maybe
you will get my number

17. I broke a tooth, I've torn my shirt
I lost the zip of my favourite skirt,
then you told me that I was a bore in bed

18. and everyone is shitting
on their friends, on their love
on their oaths, on their honour
on their graves

19. if I could stick a knife in my heart
suicide right on stage
would it be enough for your teenage lust
would it help to ease the pain? ease your brain?
- It's Only Rock 'n' Roll, The Rolling Stones; vegmb recognised this

20. a boy tries hard to be a man
his mother takes him by his hand
if he stops to think he starts to cry
- I Will Follow, U2; bogwitch recognised this

21. you used to think that someone would come along
and lay beside you in a space that they belong
but the other side of the mattress and box springs stayed like new

22. my boyfriend bought me a Hysteric Glamour shirt
they're hard to find in the States, got me feeling couture (it's really cool)

23. so I did me some talking to the sun
and I said I didn't like the way he got things done, sleeping on the job
- Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head, a Burt Bacharach composition; curiouswombat recognised this

24. let me hear you make decisions
without your television
let me hear you speaking just for me
- Stripped, Depeche Mode; bogwitch recognised this...though it took her a while ;-)!

25. Sunday morning, I'm waking up
can't even focus on a coffee cup
don't even know whose bed I'm in

01) Metric, Calculation Theme; 02) The Pogues, Streams Of Whiskey; 05) Lou Reed, Dirty Boulevard; 06) Cowboy Junkies, Mining For Gold; 08) Antony & The Johnsons, I Fell In Love With A Dead Boy; 14) Gorillaz, Fire Coming Out Of A Monkey's Head; 16) Amy Winehouse, Alcoholic Logic; 17) Hooverphonic, The Last Thing I Need Is You; 18) Garbage, Shut Your Mouth; 21) Death Cab for Cutie, Your New Twin Sized Bed; 22) Gwen Stefani, Harajuku Girls; 25) Chemical Brothers ft. Beth Orton, Where Do I Begin



( 21 Speak Like A Child — Shout To The Top )
Jun. 18th, 2008 09:33 pm (UTC)
03. Sultans of Swing - Dire Straits
11. Hey Dude - Kula Shaker
20. I will Follow - U2
24. Shout - Tears for Fears

Edited at 2008-06-18 09:35 pm (UTC)
Jun. 18th, 2008 09:42 pm (UTC)
Aaargh - how did I not recognise 'I will follow' and 'Shout'?

Both of which we own. But recognised something from the sound track of Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid?

Goes to sit in the corner in disgrace....
Jun. 18th, 2008 09:54 pm (UTC)
>>Goes to sit in the corner in disgrace....

Joining you there.

Fancy missing my favourite song by favourite band!
Jun. 18th, 2008 10:02 pm (UTC)
Not your finest moment...
Jun. 18th, 2008 09:45 pm (UTC)
No, not Shout. But your other guesses are correct ;-)
Jun. 18th, 2008 09:48 pm (UTC)
Doh. So obvious. I am such a dingbat it's Stripped! The shame!

I've been listening to a lot of TFF recently. I blame that.
Jun. 18th, 2008 09:57 pm (UTC)
Well, you've just redeemed yourself. It is DM's Stripped, of course.
Jun. 18th, 2008 09:40 pm (UTC)
Hmm - we don't have a lot of music in common! I recognise 3 - oddly enough, all the threes - and none of them because I actually own them -

But 3 is Sultans of Swing by Dire Straits (S2C used to know Mark Knopfler - an dI used to have the album).

13 is Twenty Years by Placebo - D-d is a fan.

And 23 is Raindrops Keep Falling on my head, by Sacha Distel which I remember from Butch Cassidy.
Jun. 18th, 2008 09:47 pm (UTC)
Actually, my Raindrops version is the original, by BJ Thomas -- but that doesn't matter. And bogwitch's guess of Shout is incorrect.
Jun. 18th, 2008 10:19 pm (UTC)
15. Thriller - Michael Jackson
Jun. 19th, 2008 11:18 am (UTC)
Yes! But...have another look at #12 -- surely you can't NOT recognise this? You've been humming along to it often enough!
Jun. 19th, 2008 12:16 pm (UTC)
lol I was tired! That would be Fire Sign by Monsieur David Berkeley then
Jun. 19th, 2008 02:42 pm (UTC)
Jun. 19th, 2008 01:56 am (UTC)
#4 Bowie - Station to Station
#9 Soft Cell - Sex Dwarf
Jun. 19th, 2008 11:20 am (UTC)
You're absolutely right!
Jun. 19th, 2008 03:27 am (UTC)
19. Only Rock and Roll by the Rolling Stones
Jun. 19th, 2008 11:23 am (UTC)
Jun. 19th, 2008 03:28 am (UTC)
07 Born Slippy by Underworld
Jun. 19th, 2008 11:24 am (UTC)
Fantastic! I wasn't sure anyone would get this, so I'm pleased you did.
Jun. 19th, 2008 09:41 pm (UTC)
10 is decemberists - mariner's revenge song
I hate coming in late for this, all the other ones I would have recognised where already guessed by other people lol ... and I don't know/recognise any of the other ones left
Jun. 19th, 2008 09:55 pm (UTC)
I had a feeling it might be you who'd get this one!

I hate coming in late for this, all the other ones I would have recognised where already guessed

You sure? Never mind...better luck next time, eh?
( 21 Speak Like A Child — Shout To The Top )


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