Thursday, April 27, 2006

Snarfed from Snooze

Snarfed from her Canuck Coolness, Snooze:

Step 1: Put your iPod or iTunes on random.
Step 2: Post the first line(s) from the first 20 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 out the songs when someone guesses correctly.
Step 5: Looking them up on Google or any other search engine is CHEATING.

1. I know just how to whisper and I know just how to cry, I know just where to find the answers and I know just how to lie, I know just how to fake it and I know just how to scheme, I know just when to face the truth and then I know just when to dream, and I know just where to touch you, and I know just what to prove, I know when to pull you closer, and I know when to let you loose, and I know the night is fading, and I know that time is gonna fly, and I know the roads to riches, and I know the ways to fame, I know all the rules, and then I know how to break them, and I always know the name of the game, but I don't know how to leave you, and I'll never let you fall Making Love Out of Nothing At All - Air Supply
2. She wore blue velvet Blue Velvet - Bobby Vinton
3. You called me from the room in your hotel, All through romance was someone that you met, and telling me how sorry you were Seperate Lives - Phil Collins and Marilyn Martin
4. In a time when the sun descends alone I ran a long long way from home to find a heart that's made of stoneFading Like a Flower by Roxette
5. Yesterday I felt so down I cried, the look in your eyes told me our love was goodbye My One by Joseph Williams
6. Give me one last look as you walk away, I, I don't know what to say, I start calling out your name, but I just can't find the words, I, I know you'll change your mind, I've tried a thousand times, but I just can't make it right
7. I saw you standin' hand in hand, now you come to me a solitary man, and I know what it is that made us live such ordinary lives... The Smile Has Left Your Eyes - Asia
8. Cold late nights so long ago, when I was not so strong you know Magic Man by Heart
9. You lost in love, you're feelin' low, Lookin' back, you've got nowhere to turn, nowhere to go, it shows, I know how you're feelin', I know where you've been, you can't run away from the past, it's so hard to accept, your love just wasn't destined to last this time Through It All by Bill Champlin
10. Look at what's happened to me, I can't believe it myself, suddenly I'm up on top of the world, it should have been somebody else Believe It Or Not - Joey Scarbury
11. Thought it wouldn't matter if we didn't stay together, and if it was over, maybe it was for the better, I was thinkin' I'd be alright, till I thought it all through, Now I know that I ain't livin' if I have to live without you I Don't Wanna Live Without Your Love - Chicago
12. Love, I get so lost sometimes, days pass and this emptiness fills my heart, when I want to run away, I drive off in my car In Your Eyes - Peter Gabriel
13. There's a race we all fear, it's when the finish line's unclear, and though we run the very best that we can, it's only when we're lookin' back that we can understand, all those feelings inside, more than honor, more than pride, it seems that there's so much to be done, like we've begun, after the race has been run Something in My Heart by LA Cowboys
14. At first I did not think it could be you, but you're the only one who got off the train, so you must be my wife Miss Annie Halsey, yeah, I must be your husband, yes I'm Harry Crane
15. I know a girl who thinks of ghosts, she'll make you breakfast, she'll make you toast, she don't use butter, she don't use cheese
16. Shine, shine, the light of your work shines, the watch before the city gates, depicted in their prime, the golden light all grimy now, 300 years have passed
17. I've asked myself throughout the years, why things remain the same, politicians do their dance, it's not the time for change, who said we've got to play the game, it's not the way it has to be, Power hungry heads of state, they lead us down the road, they tell us that they know the way, what do they really know? Too long we've let them run the show, waging war on destiny History by Jay Graydon
18. If we learn to pace ourselves, it won't seem so dramatic, it won't be so unclear, cause if we learn to pace ourselves, the ghosts up in the atttic might just disappear, you may not agree, that it could happen here, and in the morning I think we're gonna laugh somehow at what we are afraid of now Love at Second Sight by David Foster & Vicki Moss
19. Only you can touch me with your wild eyes, with the look that burns like fire through the darkest night, sometimes I run but I can never hide, from the pieces of my heart that fall like rain from the sky Heart In Pieces by Tim Feehan
20. One shoe on, one shoe off, nothing in life is decideable, wouldn't you know life is as good as we make it, take one day at a time, ain't no need to hurry, realize where you are, where you're goin' to Follow Me by Chicago

Thanks to Bruce & Phoenix for their correct guesses. That being said there are a handful of tracks on this list that are quite obscure which most of you have probably never heard of, let alone heard-- I consider those to be "gimmes" so I've crossed them off and identitified them. There are a few others on there that are still a little obscure but they are by artists some/most of you should have at least heard of, if not actually heard. I'm leaving those open for more guesses. There's some King Crimson, Flaming Lips, Roxette, Harry Chapin, and Eddie Money still up there... so have at it lads & lasses!


The Phoenix said...

1. "Making Love Out of Nothing at All." Air Supply
2. I know Bobby Vinton had a song called "Blue Velvet." That's my guess.
3. "Separate Lives" Phil Collins and that one blond girl.
4. ?
7. "The Smile Has Left Your Eyes" by Asia (one of my favorites).
10."Believe it or not." I don't remember the singer, but it's from that TV show "Greatest American Hero."
11. "I Don't Wanna Live Without Your Love" Chicago
12. "In Your Eyes" Peter Gabriel.
13-20. ?

Perplexio said...

Phoenix: Good job, you guessed right on all of the ones you were able to guess.

As for The Smile Has Left Your Eyes by Asia-- I couldn't agree more, it's an awesome song.

St. Dickeybird said...

You just gave me a wetspot!
I misread #3 as "Phil Collins and Marilyn Manson."

Perplexio said...

dickeybird: Well Johnny Cash covered Nick Cave and Nine Inch Nails songs before he died and Robin Williams has played a couple f*cked up psychos (Insomnia and One Hour Photo)-- so at this point a Phil Collins/Marilyn Manson duet is within some realm of possibility if you ask me...

Keshi said...

Phoenix is pretty good wow! I guessed only #11 right cos its one of my favvv songs...I dunno the rest :(


Snooze said...

Canuck coolness? hahahah Love it! I'm so excited that someone else has 'Making love out of nothing at all'. I didn't get any of the remaining ones though.

Bruce said...

#8 is "Magic Man" by Heart
#20 is "Follow Me" by Chicago

Green Eyes said...

I'm no good at this, Perplexio!

Have a great weekend!

The Phoenix said...

Roxette? Hmmmmm....

I need to come back to this when I have a little more time.

No one asked us said...

#4 is Roxette - Fading like a flower from Joyride, I was in grade nine then.

Perplexio said...

no one asked us: Right on! You've got it mate!