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30 Day Music Meme - the kick-off

Gakked from enigmaticblues, pfeifferpack and shipperx, a meme that serves the dual purpose of masking my writer's block and keeping me occupied trying to find the best video!

Day 01- A song that makes you happy.

A nice and easy one to begin with. Although there are many songs that may fit the bill, one springs to mind immediately: Everybody Wants To Rule The World by Tears for Fears. I absolutely adore that song, even though its meaning, according to Curt Smith, is quite serious - about everybody wanting power, about war and misery and the usual doom and gloom of 80-s pop music...but it's not that I respond to. Whatever my mood, wherever I am or whatever I might be doing, I only have to hear the opening riff or first few notes even and I drop everything, turn the music up louder, and begin to do that dance shown in the video by the two guys at the petrol pump. However, I've chosen to incorporate another video in this post: Tears for Fears, live on stage with an orchestra behind them...and the music is as fresh and infectious as when I heard it for the first time in 1985, when I put my newly purchased Songs From The Big Chair on my turntable, and fell in love.




Day 02- A song that helps you clear your head
Day 03- A song that makes you laugh
Day 04- A song that reminds you of something
Day 05- A song that has a new meaning to you every time you hear it
Day 06- A song you can always relate to
Day 07- A song that is your guilty pleasure
Day 08- A song you liked when you were younger
Day 09- A song that makes you want to dance
Day 10- A song that makes you cry
Day 11- A song that reminds you of summer
Day 12- A song that reminds you of your best friend
Day 13- A song you sing to in the shower
Day 14- A song you like hearing live
Day 15- A song people wouldn’t expect you to like
Day 16- A song that holds a lot of meaning to you
Day 17- A song that annoys you
Day 18- A song you have as your ringtone/want to be your ringtone
Day 19- A song you’re currently obsessed with
Day 20- A song from a new album you are waiting for to come out
Day 21- A song you want to dance to at your wedding
Day 22- A song that would be the theme song to a TV show about your life
Day 23- A song that makes you angry
Day 24- A cover song
Day 25- An acoustic song you love
Day 26- A song by your favorite band
Day 27- A song you make fun of
Day 28- A song that reminds you of your boyfriend/girlfriend (if you don’t have one, make one up :])
Day 29- A song currently stuck in your head
Day 30- A song that you haven’t listened to in awhile

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( 2 Speak Like A Child — Shout To The Top )
kassto
Jun. 5th, 2010 07:44 am (UTC)
It's a GREAT song, with a real soaring hook that uplifts me even if it is about bad things. Right there with you.
gamiila
Jun. 5th, 2010 09:32 am (UTC)
Yay! someone who thinks like I see! And I'm sure we can't be alone in this.
( 2 Speak Like A Child — Shout To The Top )

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