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Lyrical quiz meme: Answers

Here is the original quiz.



1 So you think you'll take another piece of me / to satisfy your intellectual need
"Action," Sweet, Give Us a Wink

2 Their flesh was awakened to its ancient melody / But they bound it with ropes of self-righteous civility
"Donald McGillavry," trad., performed by Silly Wizard

3 She lives in the place in the side of our lives / where nothing is ever put straight
"Pretty in Pink," Psychedelic Furs, Talk Talk Talk

4 The only things real to us are the words
"Girl of an Age," EMF, Schubert Dip

5 You're gonna walk back through the heartaches / you're gonna walk back through the pain
"Cry to Me," Bob Marley & The Wailers, Rastaman Vibration
(I'm surprised no one guessed this one.)

6 Why, why, why, why, why, why are you never home ?
"You Don't Believe Me," Stray Cats, Built for Speed

7 Hey rain, get out of my window/ 'cause he ain't here with me
"I Can't Stand the Rain," Tina Turner, Private Dancer

8 He brewed a song of love and hatred, / oblique suggestions, and he waited
"Minstrel in the Gallery," Jethro Tull, Minstrel in the Gallery

9 She has a toke and makes a joke about the alley man / Never pleasured from the treasure in a garbage can
"Money Bought," Nickelback, Silver Side Up

10 Midnight creeps so slowly into hearts of men who need more than they get
"Boogie Wonderland," Earth Wind & Fire

11 Protons, neutrons I ate a rock from the moon
"Moon Rocks," Talking Heads, Speaking in Tongues

12 You better save it babe / Save it for your rainy day
"(Let Me Stand Next to Your) Fire," Jimi Henrix

13 I think we should put some mountains here. Otherwise, what are all the characters going to fall off of?
"Big Science," Laurie Anderson, Big Science

14 Splitting, splitting sound / Silver heels spitting, spitting snow
"Under Ice," Kate Bush, </i>Hounds of Love</i>

15 Guiding a ship, it takes more than your skill / it's the compass inside; it's the strength of your will.
"We Learned the Sea," Dar Williams, The Green World

16 Sheep on hillside, bird on bough / Pause and listen in amaze
"The Song of the Seals," trad., performed by Jean Redpath, Song of the Seals

17 Every time your eyes meet mine / Clouds of qualm burst into sunshine
"Miss Chatelaine," k.d. lang, Ingenue

18 Backwoods folks is old and brittle / But they sway like a tree to the sound of a fiddle
"Contest Coming (Cripple Creek), Michelle Shocked, Arkansas Traveler

19 The general sat, and the lines on the map / moved from side to side
"Us and Them," Pink Floyd, Dark Side of the Moon

20 Welcome here from outer space / The milky way still in your eyes
"Show Me," Pretenders, Learning to Crawl

Comments

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lysana
May. 5th, 2004 03:31 pm (UTC)
"Miss Chatelaine," Kate Bush, Ingenue

I think you meant k.d. lang.
firecat
May. 5th, 2004 06:10 pm (UTC)
Oh, I did indeed. Corrected.
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