Saturday, August 19, 2006

musical meme

What's a great late night song?
if i'm out at a bar - any 80s hair band rock or captain & tenille

Name 5-10 wistful/bittersweet songs:
Wild Horses - Rolling Stones
I've Been Loving You Too Long - Otis Redding
Hold Me Now - Thompson Twins
Saturday Sun - Nick Drake
Letter to Elise - The Cure

The 4 Best Songs Ever Written:
Astral Weeks - Van Morrison
God Only Knows - Beach Boys
I Believe - Stevie Wonder

Current Favorite Songs:
Transatlanticism - Death Cab for Cutie
SexyBack - Justin Timberlake
Brighter Than Sunshine - Aqualung
Moonlight Mile - Rolling Stones

3 All Time Faves That Never Get Old To You:
Mo Money Mo Problems - Notorious BIG
Sympathy for the Devil - Rolling Stones
Rapture - Blondie

Song You Want (or did) To Play At Your Wedding:
Into the Mystic - Van Morrison

Song You Want to Play At Your Funeral:
no idea

4 Records You Really Dug from 2005
Late Registration - Kanye West
Plans - Death Cab for Cutie
I Am a Bird Now - Antony & the Johnsons

Favorite Records From This Year So Far:
apparently all of my albums are pre-06.....but I am going to add some 05 that I bought this year
Multiply - Jamie Lidell
Speak for Yourself - Imogen Heap

Good Angry Songs:
Fuck Tha Police - NWA
You Oughta Know - Alanis Morissette

One of Your Favorite Lyrics:
I remember thinking
I'll go on forever only know I'll see you again
But I know
the touch of you is hard to remember
But like that touch I know no other
and for sure we'll dance in the risk of each other
would you like to dance around the world with me

Cover Songs Arguably Better Than the Original:
Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds - Elton John
Fly Me to the Moon - Astrud Gilberto
This Woman's Work - Maxwell
Not Fade Away - Rolling Stones

Ironic Song to Brutally Murder Someone to in a movie:
Yesterday - The Beatles

Great Dance Song You Maybe Never Realized Was a Great Dance song Back in the Day:
Blue Monday - New Order (i was just too young to appreciate it)

Good Albums To Workout To:
Speakerboxx/The Love Below - Outkast
Franz Ferdinand - Franz Ferdinand
The Immaculate Collection - Madonna

Good Album to Clean The House To:
I grew up listening to the Best of Earth Wind & Fire whenever we cleaned

Good Dining Music:
Sinatra, Martin, or any of the Great American Songbook

Good Album To Have Sex To:
hmmm not Coldplay. I've tried that.

A Good Album To Put You In the Mood (that is NOT Sade, Marvin Gaye or Barry White):
this is strange, but Sticky Fingers by the Rolling Stones (I think it's just the name....and the opening of Can't You Hear Me Knocking)

Good Album To Sleep To:
Cosmic Game - Thievery Corporation
Pink Moon - Nick Drake

Good Rock Songs That You Can Dance To: (not necessarily good songs....but you can dance to em)
Beautiful People - Marilyn Manson
Are You Gonna Go My Way - Lenny Kravitz
Nookie - Limp Bizkit

Song That Is Too Damn Sad:
Hope There's Someone - Antony & the Johnsons
What Sarah Said - Death Cab for Cutie

Great Love Song:
Have I Told You Lately - Van Morrison

An Album Full of Tenderness:
any Otis Redding

Song To An Ex That Isn't Meanspirited:
Ex Factor - Lauryn Hill

Song To An Ex That Is Kinda Meanspirited:
Walking on Broken Glass - Annie Lennox
Song for the Dumped - Ben Folds Five (obvious, I know, but I love it)

Song to Listen to While in The Country Looking at Stars:
I just think of Dave Matthews or John Mellancamp

Song To Cry In Your Pillow to:
Hold Me Now - Thompson Twins

Songs That Make You Feel Amped and Inspired:
Walking on Sunshine - Katrina & the Waves

Great Semi-Obscure B-side:
She Smiled Sweetly - Rolling Stones

Song That Makes You Miss Your Mom:
Anything from Tapestry - Carole King

That's Baby Makin' Music (No, Really):
How Does It Feel - D'Angelo

Criminally Underrated Band That Didn't Get Attention and Then Broke Up:
Ben Folds Five - I looooved them in high school

Best Fuck You I Am a Teenager in Pain Song:
Fight For Your Right - Beastie Boys

Feel No Shame: Great Current Pop Songs:
Promiscuous - Nelly Furtado
SexyBack - Justin Timberlake
Do It To It - Cherish
SOS - Rihanna

Album No One Would Expect You To Love:
Bob Seger's Greatest Hits

Album No One Would Expect You To Dislike:
I own Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers Greatest Hits, but I don't think I really like Tom Petty very much. And people would probably think I liked him. Maybe?

Album No One Would Expect You To Really Know:
Deja Vu - Crosby, Stills, Nash, & Young

Emo Album You Actually Like:
I don't think I really like any Emo bands.

Good, But Overrated Cause Of Indie Revisionism:
no understand

5 Desert Island Discs off the top of your head (30 sec clock):
Forty Licks - Rolling Stones
Whatever and Ever Amen - Ben Folds Five
The Immaculate Collection - Madonna
Astral Weeks - Van Morrison

3 Contemporary Artists That Were Your Faves 10 Years Ago:
I was 14. I was listening to a lot of crap. And to Alanis Morissette and DMB.

Music That Makes You Feel Sophisticated:
Astrud Gilberto & Stan Getz

Fave Electronic Record You Own:
Multiply (Jamie Lidell) or The Cosmic Game (Thievery Corporation)

Fave Hip-Hop Record You Own:
College Dropout - Kanye West

Hip-Hop Song You Know All the Lyrics Too:
too many. favorite to sing along with - People Everyday by Arrested Development

Random Album You Loved In High School But Are Afraid To Admit It:

Album You May Have Listened To More In Highschool than Any Other Album:
anything by Dave Matthews Band....i was obsessed

If You Could Enter A Wrestling Ring to a Song It Would Be:
Honky Tonk Women - The Rolling Stones
(actually this is the song that i would choose for when i was up to bat in a baseball game)

Album To Clear A Room With:
any boy band

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