Friday, April 25, 2008

Music meme!

I could not resist (seen all about on various blogs):
The rules, again, should you have missed them the first time around:

Step 1: Put your MP3 player or whatever on random.
Step 2: Post the first line from the first 25 songs that play, no matter how embarrassing the song.
Step 3: Post and let everyone you know guess what song and artist the lines come from.
Step 4: Strike through when someone gets them right I'm bolding because I can't be bothered to the html for striking through:)
Step 5: Looking them up on Google or any other search engine is CHEATING.

1. Istanbul was Constantinople...TMBG
2. Que sera oh que sera/ The future will be, will be with us I've seen the headlines (NOT Doris Day)
3. Me and all the kids from the neighborhood--
4. She's into superstitions, black cats and voodoo dolls Livin' la Vida Loca -- Ricky Martin
5. destroy your safe and happy lives before it is too late,
6. Our first date was our last date.
7. I'm not a leader, I'm not a left-wing rhetoric mobilizing force of one, The pointless, yet poignant crisis of a co-ed, Dar Williams
8. 6 am day after christmas Brick, Ben Folds Five
9. It's happy hour again
10. If you're gonna get your heart broke, you better do it just right, The Blessings, Dar
11. on one hand i'm walking
12. My my my it’s a beautiful world Beautiful World, Colin Hay Band
13. squint your eyes and look closer 32 Flavors -- Ani
14. It's been a while since I've seen your face
15. Holiday Celebrate Madonna! Holiday
16. I'll never know what you'll find when you open up your letter box tomorrow Letterbox, TMBG
17. Look I'm standing naked before you Leather, Tori Amos
18. Secure yourself to heaven Secure Yourself, Indigo Girls
19. Don't worry about me, I'm gonna make it alright
20. I am walking Both Hands, Ani
21. Once upon a sign I read a warning and it said
22. Your eyes are made of wild blue sky
23. Fría como una estatua de sal Vuelve, Shakira
24. oh lordy,trouble so hard
25. Hey Sweet Annie


Ellen said...

Can I just guess the artists? I'm too lazy to remember song titles.

~profgrrrrl~ said...

Well, #8 is Brick. Ben Folds.
#1 is Istanbul not Constantinople by TMBG.
#12 is Colin Hay and I want to say that the song is actually called "Beautiful World" but I'm not 100% sure.

Laurie said...

I will accept artist only guesses as I never know the names of songs either...

Profgrrrrl is right on all three!

CAE said...

#4 is Livin' la vida loca by Ricky Martin

#15 is Holiday by Madonna

shannon said...

13. 32 flavors - ani

Jim said...

FTR, the strikethrough tag is just the letter s.

Don't recognize any that haven't already been named, but then my mind has always gone for the music before the lyrics.

Katie said...

Only two Dar's? And while I can sing both songs all the way through, I am bad at remembering titles.

Katie said...

Oh, and now that I have read the other comments and see that you take just artists, 18 is the Indigo Girls and 17 is Tori Amos, and 24 is probably Moby. (And the Dars are 7 and 10). And the title of the Indigo Girls song is just "Secure yourself to heaven," right? So I even knew the title. :)

DancingFish said...

The only ones I know are already guessed!

Ellen said...

Gosh, I should have checked back earlier. All the ones I knew too are guessed (Dar, Ani, Indigo Girls).

No Nields? Why does your MP3 player hate them so?

Laurie said...

Now you guys are rocking! My iTunes does hate the Nields, but looooves some other people. 2, 3, 16 and 20 are all by artists already named...

And the Indigo Girls song is really Secure Yourself, but close enough. :)

Laura said...

Is 16 They Might be Giants too?

Laura said...

and would 20 be Ani too (as in Both Hands)?

makita said...

2. Que sera sera-Doris Day
23. Vuelve-Shakira

Laurie said...

Laura got her two right. Makita got the Shakira, but the other is NOT Doris Day. I actually put the first two lines since I thought just the first was too confusing.