the_other_sandy: Chibi Sam Winchester listening to music (Music)
Filched from [livejournal.com profile] viridian5.

You can tell a lot about someone by the music they listen to. Hit shuffle on your iPod/iPhone/iTunes/media player and write down the first 10 songs.

1. Offering by Black City Lights
2. In My Room by Yaz
3. Until She Comes by Psychedelic Furs
4. Don't Stop Believin' by Journey
5. Got It Made by Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young
6. Drag by Placebo
7. Chasing Cars by Snow Patrol
8. Shake the Disease by Depeche Mode
9. Under Pressure by Queen & David Bowie
10. More Than a Feeling by Boston

Geez, this looks like it was done by two different people using two different iPods.
the_other_sandy: Chibi Sam Winchester listening to music (Music)
Because it's been awhile.

Grabbed from [livejournal.com profile] sgflutegirl.

Type these words into the search bar on your iTunes and list the first song that appears in the results.

happy: You Could Be Happy by Snow Patrol
love: Valerie Loves Me by Material Issue
hate: Whatever It Takes by Sinéad Lohan
light: Limelight by Rush
dark: Headlights on Dark Roads by Snow Patrol
good: Good by Better Than Ezra
bad: Bad by U2
smile: Molly Smiles by Jesse Spencer
cry: Crystal Clear by The Darling Buds
girl: Living Dead Girl by Rob Zombie
boy: When My Boy Walks Down the Street by The Magnetic Fields
sad: N/A (Really? With all the emo alternative stuff I have?)
lost: N/A
night: Sometime Around Midnight by The Airborne Toxic Event
day: Dream All Day by The Posies
wolf: N/A (This is just a test to see if I have Hungry Like the Wolf, isn't it.)
robot: N/A (And this is just a test to see if I have Mr. Roboto.)
dance: Last Dance by The Cure
time: The Hindu Times by Oasis
life: Life in a Northern Town by The Dream Academy
death: O Death by Jen Titus

Clearly I need to buy some more songs. Or possibly just songs with a wider variety of title words.
the_other_sandy: Chibi Sam Winchester listening to music (Music)
My mom and stepfather are in the process of moving, so I went over to the house today to root around for anything I may have left behind when I moved out. What I found was a pile of old vinyl 45's from my early teen years. I've decided to share my humiliation with you. Personally, I don't think anyone should be held accountable for their musical taste before their college years, so please don't hold any of these songs against me.

::hangs head in shame:: )

Yeah, these are going to Half Price Books.
the_other_sandy: Chibi Sam Winchester listening to music (Music)
Comment to this entry (if you want to) and I will give you a letter. Name 5 songs you love beginning with that letter.

[livejournal.com profile] just_ruth gave me the letter 'I'.

1. I Touch Roses by Book of Love
2. Invisible Sun by The Police
3. I Threw a Brick Through a Window by U2
4. I Wanna Be Adored by The Stone Roses
5. I Feel You by Depeche Mode
the_other_sandy: Chibi Sam Winchester listening to music (Music)
Grabbed from [livejournal.com profile] sgflutegirl again.

Instructions: Open up your iTunes (or WinAmp, or whatever, though iTunes is easiest for this I think) and fill out this survey, no matter how embarrassing the responses might be.

How many songs total: 132
How many hours or days of music: 8.9 hours

Most recently played: Nothing Is Wrong by Gomez

Most played: Save It For Later by The English Beat

Most recently added: Lake Fever by The Tragically Hip

Sort by song title
First Song: Adam's Song by Blink-182
Last Song: 3 Strange Days by School of Fish

Sort by time
Shortest Song: Live Love Be Believe by The Crüxshadows (0:18)
Longest Song: Foreplay/Long Time by Boston (7:49)

Sort by album
First album: Agents of Fortune by Blue Öyster Cult
Last album: 69 Love Songs Volume 2 by The Magnetic Fields

First song that comes up on Shuffle: Voodoo by Godsmack

Search the following and state how many songs come up:
Death - 1
Life - 4
Love - 9
Hate - 1
You - 15
Sex - 0
the_other_sandy: Chibi Sam Winchester listening to music (Music)
Stolen from [livejournal.com profile] sgflutegirl.

Open iTunes (or whatever music player you use) and set it on random. List the first 25 songs that play.

1. Hanging by a Moment by Lifehouse
2. Dreaming by Blondie
3. Got It Made by Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young
4. Don't Change by INXS
5. All the Small Things by Blink-182
6. Here In Your Arms by Hellogoodbye
7. If I Can't Change Your Mind by Sugar
8. Joey by Concrete Blonde
9. Never Let Me Down Again by Depeche Mode
10. Policy of Truth by Depeche Mode
11. Helpless by Sugar
12. Anything, Anything by Dramarama
13. Charlotte Sometimes by The Cure
14. Let Forever Be by The Chemical Brothers
15. Zero by Smashing Pumpkins
16. True Faith by New Order
17. Foreplay/Long Time by Boston
18. Lady by Styx
19. Whisper to a Scream by The Icicle Works
20. Running Up That Hill by Kate Bush (I have the Placebo version too)
21. That's Entertainment by The Jam
22. (Don't Fear) The Reaper by Blue Öyster Cult
23. Hit by The Sugarcubes
24. Suedehead by Morrissey
25. I Touch Roses by Book of Love
the_other_sandy: Chicago skyline (Chicago)
I had a ticket to see Band From TV in Madison last November, but the venue canceled the show the day before for no reason that I ever heard. I finally got to see them last night in Chicago. And as an added bonus, they brought Hugh Laurie with them this time. He hadn't been scheduled for the Madison show.

They've been everywhere this weekend. I passed on the Navy Pier and Grant Park shows in favor of the Vic, because the other shows had seating (or standing) on pretty much the same level as the band, and I'm only 5'3". There's no way I'd be able to see over or around everybody else.

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the_other_sandy: Chibi Sam Winchester listening to music (Music)
I had a ticket for the Band From TV show in Madison tomorrow night. It's the first time they've played the midwest. I was planning on staring at Jesse Spencer in a creepy and stalkerlike manner until his image was permanently burned onto my retinas. Oh yeah, and Adrian Pasdar was going to be standing right next to him.

However, Greg Grunberg just Tweeted that the band was actually boarding the plane to come here when the venue called and canceled. There's a note that the show has been canceled on the venue's website, but no explanation as to why. I mean, it's not like a tornado blew through town tonight or anything. Yes, I'm being issued a refund, but that is so not the point. If you're going to pull the rug out from under me less than 24 hours before the show, then I think I at least deserve an explanation.
the_other_sandy: Chibi Sam Winchester listening to music (Music)


The songs I hate getting stuck in my head the most are the ones that I don't know all the words to. Or worse, songs that I only know about two lines of. Then instead of getting the whole song stuck on repeat in my head all day long, I end up with just those two lines repeating over and over and over again. It's crazy-making.

Of course, if you need an earworm cured, my BF will be happy to sing "It's a Small World" to you until that gets stuck in your head instead. Ask me how I know this.



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