February 25, 2004
The Liza Mix Disc Scavenger Hunt

Via I Love Music:

1. Your favorite song with the name of a city in the title or text.
"Los Angeles," X

2. A song you've listened to repeatedly when you were depressed at some point in your life.
"I Want The One I Can't Have," The Smiths

3. Ever bought an entire album just for one song and winded up disliking everything but that song? Gimme that song.
"Autobahn," Kraftwerk, from Autobahn

4. A song whose lyrics you thought you knew in the past, but about which you later learned you were incorrect.
"Back To Saturn X," Guided By Voices

5. Your least favorite song on one of your favorite albums of all time.
"Dedicated,' on the Amps' Pacer

6. A song you like by someone you find physically unattractive or otherwise repellent.
"Crazy Train," Pat Boone (file under "otherwise repellent")

7. Your favorite song that has expletives in it that's not by Liz Phair.
"No Culture Icons," The Thermals (mp3)

8. A song that sounds as if it's by someone British but isn't.
"Chasing Heather Crazy," Guided By Voices

9. A song you like (possibly from your past) that took you forever to finally locate a copy of.
"Electronic Eden," The Brains

10. A song that reminds you of spring but doesn't mention spring at all.
"Fun Loving Nun," Of Montreal

11. A song that sounds to you like being happy feels.
"Jumping Fences," Olivia Tremor Control

12. Your favorite song from a non-soundtrack compilation album.
"Top Of The World," Shone Knife

13. A song from your past that would be considered politically incorrect now (and possibly was then).
"Senor Santa Claus," Jim Reeves

14. A song sung by an overweight person.
"Lucky Girl," the Gerbils

15. A song you actually like by an artist you otherwise hate.
"Crazy Mary," Pearl Jam

16. A song by a band that features three or more female members.
"Kill Your Belly," Shonen Knife

17. One of the earliest songs that you can remember listening to.
"Twist and Shout," the Beatles

18. A song you've been mocked by friends for liking.
"Stairway To Heaven," Dolly Parton

19. A really good cover version you think no one else has heard.
"Hello Walls," Jason and tbe Scorchers

20. A song that has helped cheer you up (or empowered you somehow) after a breakup or otherwise difficult situation.
"Stuck In A Pagoda (With Tricia Toyota)," The Dickies

Extra tracks, if you have more room:
21. A song you've listened to while fucking/masturbating.
"Boylife In America," Cody ChesnuTT

AND/OR
22. A song not in English—preferably a foreign-language version of an English-language hit.
"Master of the House," from Les Miserables (the Japanese touring company recording)

Posted by david on February 25, 2004
Comments

>>3. Ever bought an entire album just for one song and winded up disliking everything but that song? Gimme that song.<<

Isn't that the truth? I remember doing that with The Knack -- all of the other songs stunk. lol

Posted by: Terry on February 25, 2004 11:51 AM

1. Your favorite song with the name of a city in the title or text.
Death Cab For Cutie, Lowell MA

2. A song you've listened to repeatedly when you were depressed at some point in your life.
American Football, Never Meant and Jimmy Eat World, Spangle

3. Ever bought an entire album just for one song and winded up disliking everything but that song? Gimme that song.
Counting Crows, American Girls

4. A song whose lyrics you thought you knew in the past, but about which you later learned you were incorrect.
I forget the singer, but the song was “Got an Angel in My Pocket” which I thought was the much cooler “Got a Ninja in My Pocket”

5. Your least favorite song on one of your favorite albums of all time.
Death Cab For Cutie, Why Would You Want To Live Here

6. A song you like by someone you find physically unattractive or otherwise repellent.
Wesley Willis, I Whupped Batman’s Ass

7. Your favorite song that has expletives in it that's not by Liz Phair.
Red House Painters, Have You Forgotten?

8. A song that sounds as if it's by someone British but isn't.
Red House Painters, All Mixed Up

9. A song you like (possibly from your past) that took you forever to finally locate a copy of.
Chris DeBurgh, Transmission Ends (I’m still looking for it on CD)

10. A song that reminds you of spring but doesn't mention spring at all.
Mogwai, Fear Satan (Remix)

11. A song that sounds to you like being happy feels.
Aphex Twin, Alberto Balsam

12. Your favorite song from a non-soundtrack compilation album.
Bollweevils, Talkpeople

13. A song from your past that would be considered politically incorrect now (and possibly was then).
I can’t think of any songs, so I will just go with Mr Magoo

14. A song sung by an overweight person.
Bubba Sparxx, Nowhere

15. A song you actually like by an artist you otherwise hate.
Britney Spears, Boys (Co-Ed Remix)

16. A song by a band that features three or more female members.
Sleater-Kinney, Leave You Behind

17. One of the earliest songs that you can remember listening to.
Phil Collins, Tonight Tonight Tonight

18. A song you've been mocked by friends for liking.
N*Sync, Gone

19. A really good cover version you think no one else has heard.
Built To Spill, This Night Has Opened My Eyes

20. A song that has helped cheer you up (or empowered you somehow) after a breakup or otherwise difficult situation.
Jets To Brazil, I Typed For Miles

Extra tracks, if you have more room:
21. A song you've listened to while fucking/masturbating.
I honestly can’t think of one, but Yellow Magic Orchestra would be interesting

AND/OR
22. A song not in English—preferably a foreign-language version of an English-language hit.
Faye Wong, Dreams (cover of the English Cranberries song, sung in Cantonese)

Posted by: caley on February 25, 2004 12:51 PM

Crazy Mary is actually by Lucinda Williams, Pearl Jam just performs it on the Sweet Relief benefit album. Which would explain why you like it!

Posted by: Wendy on February 26, 2004 01:28 PM

Yes... I'm a huge Lucinda Williams fan and not a PJ fan in the very least.

Posted by: david on February 27, 2004 02:33 PM
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