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This seemed like fun, more from the point of view of analyzing my own music collection than anything else. I was inclined to disqualify pied_piper70 from playing as I figured it would be too easy for him. But then my collection shuffled such that it was five songs before I heard english and decided he could play after all.

There are a couple of gimme's in there but, for the most part I couldn't even identify most of these.

Step 1: Put your music player on shuffle.
Step 2: Post the first line from the first 25-ish songs that play, no matter how embarrassing.
Step 3: Strike through the songs when someone guesses both artist and track correctly.
Step 4: For those who are guessing -- looking the lyrics up on a search engine is CHEATING!
Step 5: If you like the game post your own. :D




  1. InstrumentalAt night - Peter Gabriel

  2. InstrumentalCantina band - John Williams

  3. Oh ma la oh oh me giova oh,

  4. Morgens wenn die Sonne aufgeht

  5. She stands before you naked, you can see it, you can taste it

  6. Paricle Man, Particle Man doin' the things a particle can Particle Man They Might Be Giants (sung by children's choir meltedeyes

  7. The last I saw you was down at the Greek's

  8. InstrumentalCamera Obscura - Enigma (has lyrics??)

  9. Chango! Chango! The Bear!(?) I come up the river like the beat man.

  10. Lost my Time, Lost my place in Sky Blue.

  11. Oh come and gather round me all and listen to me moan

  12. Es gibt keinen Kompromiß, Es zählt nur JA und NEIN

  13. Como puede ser verdad Last night I dreamt of San Pedro

  14. InstrumentalSirens Crash & Call - Mannheim Steamroller

  15. The dreamer, the unworken fool, High on a hill in Eldorado

  16. Tell me before I waltz out of your life, Before turning my back on the past

  17. I hate the skydome and the CN tower too, I hate nathan phillips square and the ontario zoo The Toronto Song, Three Dead Trolls in a Baggie pugilistgirl

  18. InstrumentalStorms in Africa - Enya

  19. It was a night oh what a night, LA burning bright

  20. InstrumentalFantasia - Lutz Kirchof

  21. Sex. Feel the fire, feel my love inside you it's so right

  22. Put your hands together now. Stand up for the brothers that know you.

  23. We hit Starbucks, roll down the top

  24. InstrumentalGracie's Recapture - Peter Gabriel

  25. In the night was the dark, in the dark was the dreamDream ChildTrans-Siberian Orchestra mysticmoonstorm

  26. You never liked to get the letters that I sent. The Letters Leonard Cohen

  27. Stille nacht, Heilige nacht, Alles un ums rum ist satt

  28. Well I came a long way to be here today and I left you so long on this avenue The way Life's Meant to Be ELO mysticmoonstorm

  29. They're goin' to get you.

  30. instrumentalSlow Water - Peter Gabriel

  31. I built a little empire out of some crazy garbage called the blood of the exploited working class Kiss Me, Son of God They Might Be Giants mysticmoonstorm

  32. Gründlich durchgecheckt, steht sie da, und wartet auf den Start.

  33. InstrumentalOcean's Song Jon Anderson

  34. In newry town I was bred and born, In Stephen's Green now, I'll die in Scorn Newry Highwayman Boiled in Lead meltedeyes 


  35. Have Fun!

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meltedeyes From: meltedeyes Date: May 6th, 2008 03:31 pm (UTC) (Link)
6 Particle Man by They Might Be Giants. yeah that was too easy.
34 Newry Highwayman performed by lots of people.

11 and 17 sound familiar but I can't place them.
caliantrias From: caliantrias Date: May 6th, 2008 03:44 pm (UTC) (Link)
AHhh! BUT you are wrong on #6. It was written by TMBG but it was a recording of a children's choir!
And #34 was done by Boiled in lead.

I'm disappointed in you if you can't get #17
meltedeyes From: meltedeyes Date: May 6th, 2008 04:15 pm (UTC) (Link)
That's cheating! How the hell am I supposed to guess the recording band when more than one have recorded it? I'm pretty sure I have Newry Highwayman by at least three different bands. Pah!

And you can feel disappointed in me over #17. I just googled it and am now retreating in shame. I should have known.
pied_piper70 From: pied_piper70 Date: May 6th, 2008 04:16 pm (UTC) (Link)
Oh,like I have time to play these reindeer games...Notice me posting lately?
caliantrias From: caliantrias Date: May 6th, 2008 04:20 pm (UTC) (Link)
I'm sure by the time you have time, most of these will still be open and unanswered.
mysticmoonstorm From: mysticmoonstorm Date: May 6th, 2008 04:30 pm (UTC) (Link)
#25 is Trans-Siberian Orchestra's "Dream Child"
#31 - They Might be Giants, "Kiss Me, Son of God"

#27 could be any number of variations - but I'm going to go with "Stille Nacht" by Mannheim Steamroller.
(My luck you have a Vienna Boys Choir recording of it).

I have to think about the rest.
caliantrias From: caliantrias Date: May 6th, 2008 04:41 pm (UTC) (Link)
WRONG!! #27 is NOT what you think it is. That version is "Stille Nacht, heilige nacht, Alle schlaeft, einsam wacht."

Edited at 2008-05-06 04:46 pm (UTC)
mysticmoonstorm From: mysticmoonstorm Date: May 6th, 2008 05:22 pm (UTC) (Link)
Damn it! See what happens when I don't read/translate the whole German lyric? *sigh*

While I'm at it: #26: "The Letters" (or maybe it's just "Letters") by Leonard Cohen.
#28 - "The Way Life's Meant to be" by ELO

OH! And #2 - Star Wars: A New Hope soundrack (and I think it's just called "Cantina Band" on the CD) - which is now totally stuck in my head - thanks.
caliantrias From: caliantrias Date: May 6th, 2008 06:41 pm (UTC) (Link)
No credit for #2. I just added instrumentals to note they were there.
pugilistgirl From: pugilistgirl Date: May 6th, 2008 08:39 pm (UTC) (Link)
#17 The Toronto Song (also known as "Ontario Sucks") - Three Dead Trolls In A Baggie
shaesin From: shaesin Date: May 7th, 2008 05:07 am (UTC) (Link)
No death metal. Peh.
mysticmoonstorm From: mysticmoonstorm Date: May 7th, 2008 04:34 pm (UTC) (Link)
Death metal is NOT music!
Period.
caliantrias From: caliantrias Date: May 7th, 2008 04:35 pm (UTC) (Link)
It's useful for putting me to sleep.
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