Monthly Archives: July 2005

Those 25 songs

Well this sort of got forgotten somewhere along the way but for those who like this kind of crap here are the answers to all 25:

1. “I played your flesh with my thoughts” ACR – Do the Du [Pete got it]
2. “With nothing behind him but the girl there to mourn” Kristin Hersh – Pretty Polly
3. “I can’t get this creature out of my way; killing it is not an option” Stina Nordenstam – Get on with your Life
4. “I love you now but that don’t say I’m gonna love you forever” ACR – Shack Up [Pete got it]
5. “The air plays along with my chemicals” 50ft Wave – Long Painting
6. “Because when he hurts you, you feel alive” Too easy this one! Billy Corgan & James Iha – Stay (U2 Cover)
7. “The shells in the ocean will be my deathbed” Kristin Hersh – I will never Marry
8. “Thanks for the insult and compliment, you’ll never forget my face no more” Kings of Leon – Where Nobody Knows
9. “He likes his loud guitars, his spiders from Mars” The Smashing Pumpkins – If there is a God
10. “Yeah, I wanna live in Jamaica” Devendra Banhart – The Good Red Road
11. “Einatmen, ausatmen, einatmen, ausatmen” Hey it was the random! Front 242 – Im Rhythmus Bleiben [Per Böhlin got it]
12. “Did you trade your heroes for ghosts” Original is Pink Floyd – Wish you were here [Jill got it] although this is a cover version…but who did it? Sparklehorse with Thom Yorke
13. “Yeah, she’s my sister” Stone Roses – Love Spreads [Pete got it]
14. “I’d really love to break your heart” Tears for Fears – Shout
15. “Have you ever held something beautiful, knowing that it will eventually die” The God Machine – The Blind Man [Pete got it]
16. “A soap impression of his wife which he ate and donated to the national trust” The Breeders – Happiness is a Warm Gun [Pete got it] Of course the original is the god-awful Beatles version.
17. “Girls are gonna love the way I toss my hair, boys are gonna hate the way I sing” Kings of Leon – Day old Blue
18. “All the time is now and time is here to stay” Hird – Moving On
19. “We just met and I know I’m a bit too intimate” Björk – Big Time Sensuality
20. “From the fright of having your eyes pop out” Devendra Banhart – Be Kind
21. “Blood on the leaves and blood at the root” Billie Holliday – Strange Fruit
22. “And there was a time when the facts did stare” INXS – Original Sin
23. “Don’t ask me what you know is true” INXS – Never Tear us Apart
24. “Go to sleep and don’t you cry, I’m gonna make you an apple pie” Kristin Hersh – Mama’s Gonna Buy
25. “I don’t want the world, I just want your half” An indie gem to end!! They Might Be Giants – Ana Ng

It was hard, it was; I’ll never deny that.