Boosted from Bean’s tumblr page, actually.
1: A song you like with a color in the title – The first one that comes to mind is Lou Gramm’s Midnight Blue. “I’m coming back for you.. See, I’m savin’ up my love…”
2: A song you like with a number in the title – DUH. The Power of Two by the Indigo Girls. It was Mr. Chili’s and my wedding song.
3: A song that reminds you of summertime – Vacation by the Go-Gos
4: A song that reminds you of someone you would rather forget about – my maternal biological was in love with the Bee Gees, so anytime I hear them, she comes to mind.
5: A song that needs to be played LOUD – Oh, there are SO MANY. Driving the Last Spike by Genesis is the first one that popped into my head, though, so that’s the one you get.
6: A song that makes you want to dance: This one’s got a great beat. I’m kind of loving Maroon 5 right now.
7: A song to drive to: All of them. If I don’t have NPR playing, I’m listening to either Pandora or a random selection of my extensive iTunes collection.
8: A song about drugs or alcohol: St. Theresa by Joan Osborne. I loved that whole album.
9: A song that makes you happy: Stay Up Late by the Talking Heads. Mr. Chili and I dance to it whenever it comes up on rotation.
10: A song that makes you sad: Fare Thee Well by the Indigo Girls.
11: A song that you never get tired of: There are, truly, far too many to count.
12: A song from your preteen years: I was 10 when the Police released Message in a Bottle.
13: One of your favorite 80’s songs: I still love Faith by George Michael.
14: A song that you would love played at your wedding: Aside from the aforementioned Power of Two, we played Shawn Colvin’s version of the Talking Heads’ Naive Melody (“if someone asks, this is where I’ll be…”)
15: A song that is a cover by another artist: I may get some flack for this, but I much prefer the Counting Crow’s version of Big Yellow Taxi to the original.
16: One of your favorite classical songs: I’m in a big cello phase right now.
17: A song that you would sing a duet with on karaoke: The girls and I regularly sing Vertical Horizon songs in the car; does that count?
18: A song from the year that you were born: Stevie Wonder released My Cherie Amour the year I was born.
19: A song that makes you think about life: Raven by Dave Matthews
20: A song that has many meanings for you: The Soul Cages by Sting.
21: A favorite song with a person’s name in the title: Einstein on the Beach by the Counting Crows.
22: A song that moves you forward: The Walls Came Down by the Call. “I don’t think there are any Russians / and there ain’t no Yanks / just corporate criminals / playing with tanks…. wake up, wake up!”
23: A song that you think everybody should listen to: The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald by Gordon Lightfoot.
24: A song by a band you wish were still together: Huh. I kinda can’t think of one.
25: A song by an artist no longer living: A Boy Named Sue by Johnny Cash.
26: A song that makes you want to fall in love: Best of What’s Around by Dave Matthews. “See you and me / have a better time than most can dream / have it better than the best”
27: A song that breaks your heart: Time by Sarah McLachlan “You see love / a tight, thorny thread that you spin in a circle of gold / to have me, to hold me /a token for all to see / captured to be yours alone.”
28: A song by an artist with a voice that you love: I’m kind of loving Adam Levine right now, so anything by Maroon 5 is fun. I ran to Beautiful Goodbye this morning.
29: A song that you remember from your childhood: I remember literally every song from my childhood. I have a freakishly good memory for songs; I’d have make a killing at Name That Tune.
30: A song that reminds you of yourself: I Will Not Go Quietly by Don Henley. “I will NOT lie down.”
(This is also a good answer to #5, too)
Happy Monday, All!