Sunday, September 17, 2006

The Mother of All Music Memes

What’s a great late night song?
1. Golden Hours by Brian Eno
2. Walk on the Wild Side by Lou Reed
3. Redemption Song by Joe Strummer

Name 5-10 wistful/bittersweet songs:
1. Comfortably Numb- Pink Floyd
2. The Gypsy's Wife (live version) by Leonard Cohen
3. Whiter Shade of Pale by Procol Harem
4. How Fortunate Is the Man with None by Dead Can Dance
5. Friday Night, Saturday Morning by The Specials
6. Boulder to Birmingham by Emmylou Harris
7. Leaving Today by The Divine Comedy
8. Lady Stardust by David Bowie
9. You Can't put Your Arm Around a Memory by Johnny Thunders
10. 2HB by Roxy Music

The 4 Best Songs Ever Written:
1. To Be By Your Side by Nick Cave
2. Cosmic Dancer- T. Rex
3. The Wait by The Band
4. Hallelujah by Leonard Cohen

3 Current Favorite Songs:
1. We'll Sweep Out the Ashes in Morning by Gram Parsons
2. My Way by Sid Vicious
3. Age of Consent by New Order

Classic Early Evening Drinking Music:
Early evening drinking music? Shouldn't that be late night drinking music? If that were the case:
Blue Eyes Crying In The Rain by Willie Nelson
Barstool Mountain by Johnny Paycheck
Luckenbach, Texas by Waylon Jennings
Must've Been Drunk by George Jones and Merle Haggard
My Heroes Have Always Been Cowboys by Waylon Jennings and Willie Nelson... oh hell anything by Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Johnny Cash, Kris Kristofferson, George Jones...

3 All Time Faves That Never Get Old To You
1. Highwayman by the Highwaymen
2. Jackson by Johnny Cash and June Carter or Lee Hazelwood and Nacy Sinatra
3. More Than This by Roxy Music

Song You Want (or did) To Play At Your Wedding:
I'm not sure.

4 Records You Really Dug from 2005:
1. Illinois by Sufjan Stephens
2. Funeral by The Arcade Fire
3. The Best Little Secrets are Kept by Louis XIV
4. Rhytham and Gangster by Snoop Dog

Favorite Records From This Year So Far:
1. Confessions on a Dance Floor by Madonna
2. Idlewild by Outkast
3. On an Island by David Gilmour
4. All the Roadrunning by Emmylou Harris and Mark Knopfler

Good Angry Songs:
1. Hey Joe by Patti Smith
2. Stigmata by Ministry
3. Closer by Nine Inch Nails
4. Crowds by Bauhaus
5. The Nightstalker by Shadow Project

One of Your Favorite Lyrics:
From David Bowie's Diamond Dogs:
The Halloween Jack is a real cool cat
And he lives on top of Manhattan Chase
The elevator's broke, so he slides down a rope
Onto the street below, oh Tarzie, go man go
Meet his little hussy with his ghost town approach
Her face is sans feature, but she wears a Dali brooch
Sweetly reminiscent, something mother used to bake
Wrecked up and paralyzed, Diamond Dogs are sable-ized

5 Cover Songs Arguably Better Than the Original:
1. Don't Think Twice by Waylon Jennings
2. Common People by William Shatner
3. Pappa Was a Clock (it's a mash-up of the music from Coldplay's Clocks and the vocals from Pappa Was a Rolling Stone. Perfect song.)
4. What a Wonderful World by Joey Ramone
5. When I'm 64 by Keith Moon

Ironic Song to Brutally Murder Someone to in a movie:
I Wanna be Your Dog by Iggy and The Stooges

Great Dance Song You Maybe Never Realized Was a Great Dance song Back in the Day:
Not sure I can answer this...

Good Album to Clean The House To:
Electric warrior by T. Rex

Good Dining Music:
The Boatman's Call by Nick Cave

Good Album To Love On Each Other To:
At Last by Etta James

A Good Album To Put You In the Mood (that is NOT Sade, Marvin Gaye or Barry White):
Roxy Music's first album

Good Album To Sleep To:
Watermark by Enya or Avalon by Roxy Music

5 Good Rock Songs That You Can Dance To:
1. Meet Me At Mary's Place by Sam Cooke
2. Brown Eyed Girl by Van Morrison
3. The Martian Hop by The Ran-Dells
4. Raw Ramp by T. Rex
5. Rock Me Amadeus by Falco

Song That Is Too Damn Sad:
Famous Blue Raincoat by Leonard Cohen

Great Love Song:
As the World Falls Down by David Bowie

Honorable Mention:
Sunday Kind of Love by Etta James

Song To An Ex That Isn’t Meanspirited:
Girl of The North Country by Bob Dylan and Johnny Cash

Song To An Ex That Is Kinda Meanspirited:
Don't Think Twice by Waylon Jennings

Song to Listen to While in The Country Looking at Stars:
All These Things That I've Done by The Killers

Song to lose your Mind to:
Ant Rap by Adam Ant

Song To Cry In Your Pillow to:
Alone in This World by Moby

Songs That Make You Feel Amped and Inspired:
1. Third Uncle by Brian Eno
2. Freebird by Lynrd Skynard
3. Stairway to Heaven by Led Zepplin
4. Hazel Eyes by The Darkness
5. Don't Stop Me Now by Queen

Great Semi-Obscure B-side:
Sleepwalking on the Highwire by Siouxsie and the Banshees (B-side to This Wheels on Fire) or Dear God by XTC (believe it or not this was a b-side)

Song That Makes You Miss Your Mom:
Mary by Oingo Boingo

That’s Baby Makin’ Music (No, Really):
1. The Ubiquitous Mr Lovegrove by Dead Can Dance
2. Stripped by Adam Ant
3. Love's Secret Domain by Coil

Criminally Underrated Band That Didn’t Get Attention and Then Broke Up:
Not sure.

Best Screw You I Am a Teenager in Pain Song:
We're Not Gonna Take it by Twisted Sister

Feel No Shame, Great Current Pop Songs:
1. Dear God Please Help Me by Morrissey
2. Idlewild Blue by Andre 3000
3. Knights of Cydonia by Muse

Album No One Would Expect You To Love:
Rhythim and Gangster by Snoop Dog

Album No One Would Expect You To Dislike:
I have no idea.

Album No One Would Expect You To Really Know:
My musical taste is kind of all over the place I can't think of anything.

Emo Album You Actually Like:
Evanescence- Fallen

Good, But Overrated Cause Of Indie Revisionism:
Coldplay

5 Desert Island Discs off the top of your head (30 sec clock):
1. Another Green World by Brian Eno
2. Electric Warrior by T. Rex
3. Substance by New Order
4. The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust by David Bowie
5. The Singles Vol 2 by Bauhaus

3 Contemporary Artists That Were Your Faves 10 Years Ago:
Not sure they count as contemporary but they still release albums so...
David Bowie
Peter Murphy
Graeme Revell

Music That Makes You Feel Sophisticated:
What a silly question.

Fave Electronic Record You Own:
Sexplosion by My Life with the Thrill Kill Kult

Hip-Hop Song You Know All the Lyrics Too:
Signs by Snoop Dog

Random Album You Loved In High School But Are Afraid To Admit It:
Not really afraid to admit it but there was one year I listened to REM's Out of Time pretty much straight but hit my REM limit sometime before Automatic For the People came out.

Album You May Have Listened To More In High School than Any Other Album:
Disinigration by The Cure

If You Could Enter A Wrestling Ring to a Song It Would Be:
Bubble Pop Electric by Gwen Stefani

Album To Clear A Room With:
Anything by Michael Bolton

1 comment:

Anomie-Atlanta said...

Under best cover, "Don't Think Twice" by Johnny Marr is amazing. Check it out and compare it to the Waylon song.