Name your top 10 most played bands on Last.fm:
1. The Decemberists
2. Bob Dylan
3. Elliott Smith
4. Corrina Repp
5. M. Ward
6. Johnny Cash
8. Andrew Bird
10. Roger Waters
Now answer the questions according to the numbers:
-- what was the first song you ever heard by 6?
Probably Ring of Fire
-- what is your favourite album of 2?The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan
-- what is your favourite lyric that 5 has sung?Fuel for Fire
has some beautiful lyrics.
-- how many times have you seen 4 live?
Never, unfortunately. She sticks to Portland.
-- what is your favourite song by 7?
I would have to say I Never Want to See You Again
-- what is a good memory you have considering the music of 10?
My dad introduced me to Roger and Pink Floyd
when I was only bout three or four. He had bought my brother a cassette tape of Dark Side of the Moon for his walkman, which I took and my dad showed me how to work... good stuff.
-- is there a song of 3 that makes you sad?
Many many many songs of his make me sad, but kind of happy, too. I think his saddest song is A Fond Farewell
-- what is your favourite lyric that 2 has sung?
It's impossible to pick a single Dylan lyric. I love the story in Tangled Up in Blue
. I think I'm going to go with the brilliant political song With God On Our Side
-- what is your favourite song by 9?
That would have to be Can't Stand It
-- how did you get in to 3?
My close friend Eric gave me a list of songs to download ages ago, among them was Say Yes
-- what was the first song you heard by 1?
That would be Here I Dreamt I Was an Architect
. I was introduced by someone from a Nirvana
message board, oddly.
-- what is your favourite song by 4?
I adore I'll Walk You Out
as well as They Sang The Solo
-- how many time have you seen 9 live?
Haven't had the chance yet. Someday!
-- what is a good memory you have concerning 2?
There isn't a particularly poignant memory, although I do remember when I bought my first album of his, Blood on the Tracks
-- is there a song of 8 that makes you sad?
I haven't heard any really sad Andrew Bird songs yet.
-- what is your favourite album of 5?
I have only heard his last two, but I would say Transistor Radio
-- what is your favourite lyric that 3 has sung?
That's impossible to answer.
-- what is your favourite song of 1?
As of right now, Constantinople
-- what is your favourite song of 10?
As a solo artist, Amused to Death
-- how many times have you seen 8 live?
Once, at the Intonation Festival in July of 2005. Brilliant.
-- what is your favourite album of 1?
That would be Picaresque
... they keep on getting better.
-- what is a great memory you have considering 9?
The first time I heard thme, probably. I believe it was actually on Jay Leno's show, they played Jesus, Etc.