Lograh (lograh) wrote,

song answers // memetastic

for the curious, the answers to the guess-that-song-meme:
1: no matter how he tried he could not break free. And the worms ate into his brain. {Pink Floyd Hey You guessed by aaangyl}
2: Touring companies stay away / Rats and mice take the centre stage / Carpenter’s mate have a field day {XTC Boarded Up unguessed}
3: in your monkey suit on a cigarette break / the lunchtime crowd, they won't even blink / but you'd be sad if they did {They Might Be Giants Drink oddly enough, unguessed}
4: But I’m getting higher, / Lifted up on lucks’ circus wire ’til the... {XTC Chalkhills and Children unguessed}
5: Well world disasters, they come and go. / I'd give all my strength to be back home {Seal People Asking Why unguessed}
6: Coffee in my coffee cup's, / Only good for taken me on a ride. / And I don't know which way I'm goin', / But I'll dive right in and hope I come out fine. {Laura Cantrell Churches off the Interstate not suprisingly, unguessed}
7: A stroke would be nice / Disease would be cool / I'll scatter his ashes in my new swimming pool {Stephen Lynch Grandfather unguessed}
8: Brains wants to rule the heart / Heart wants to tie the hands / Unseat the assassin in me {Front 242 Religion unguessed}
9: Little ones, my sons and my daughters / Your sweat is salty / I am why / I am why / I am why {Bjork Oceania as expected, unguessed (she's hard to understand in this one)}
10: And I haven't felt so alive in years {Depeche Mode But Not Tonight guessed by gravilim}
11: Listen to our pretty song, we are happy as the day is long / Forget the things you thought you knew, / we'll make a very good girl of you {Rasputina Girl's School somewhat unexpectedly, unguessed (it's a very nice song)}
12: We're doing fine on the One and Nine line / On the L we're doin' swell / On the number Ten bus we fight and fuss / Ya know we're thorough in the boroughs 'cause that's a must {Beastie Boys An Open Letter to NYC unguessed, though I thought it had a chance}
13: Just looking for the smile I give to you {Wolfsheim Blind oddly, unguessed}
14: I don't want you to hide this way is too far don't need to delve and call my first case {X Marks the Pedwalk I Promise You a Murder predictably, unguessed}
15: This good luck charm hanging off my arm / Was left here by the police {They Might Be Giants Birds Fly guessed by noodlboy}
16: Fragile to the waves / Vicissitudes of days / when i am with you / i feel a little brave {Bush Float, unguessd}
17: Did you really think you could pull it off / The perfect crime, crime of the heart? {Natalie Merchant Put the Law On You, unguessed}
18: got a gun, fact i got two / that's ok man, cuz i love god {Pearl Jam Glorified G guessed by mamarhi}
19: We all came out to montreux / On the lake geneva shoreline / To make records with a mobile / We didn’t have much time {Deep Purple Smoke on the Water suprisingly, unguessed (I almost thought it was a gimmie, it's such a classic)}
20: Always ready when you hold me steady / Unplug the phone / Press my buzzer and ring my bell / Just me and you, pretending we’re not home {Deee-Lite Stay in Bed, Forget the Rest unguessed}

original here.

hrmm.. 4 of 20 guessed. I had expected at least 3 others would get picked up. ah well.

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