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  • Top Fifty Artists meme

    30 mars 2011, 13h16m

    1. How did you get into 29? (BRAND NEW)
    I heard "Glory Fades" on the radio waaaaaay back when it was, uhm, brand new, and forgot about them. Then I ended up with "Jesus" on a fanmix in '09, and was promptly converted.

    2. What was the first song you ever heard by 22? (NEUTRAL MILK HOTEL)
    "Holland, 1945" LOVE THAT SONG SO MUCH.

    3. What's your favorite lyric by 33? (JUANES)
    I don't have one :\

    4. How did you get into 49? (ANAMANAGUCHI)
    I was looking for 8bit music to listen to while working on that Space Opera thing, and their name came up.

    5. How many albums by 13 do you own? (THE MAGNETIC FIELDS)
    One. "69 Love Songs".

    6. What is your favorite song by 50? (MAGO DE OZ)
    I honestly don't have one.

    7. Is there a song by 39 that makes you sad? (MUSE)
    Nope.

    8. What is your favorite song by 15? (MAN MAN)
    "Rabbit Habits"

    9. What is your favorite song by 5? (ARCADE FIRE)
    lol you want me to choose? I love all of their stuff.

    10. Is there a song by 6 that makes you happy? (CLOUD CULT)
    "Grandson of Jesus" is hilarious, so.

    11. What is the worst song by 40? (JACK'S MANNEQUIN)
    His Christmas Carol covers, I suppose.

    12. What is your favorite song by 10? (PIERRE LAPOINTE)
    Anything off of Les sentiments humains is awesome, but my favourite is "Au bar des suicidés"

    13. What is a good memory you have involving 30? (LOL CHART ERROR)
    There is seriously no 30 on my chart, wtf. It's all 29. Ludo and 31. White Rabbits. Weeeeeeeird.

    14. What is your favorite song by 38? (DAFT PUNK)
    Don't have one. "Technologic", probably.

    15. Is there a song by 19 that makes you happy? (FLORENCE + THE MACHINE)
    Flo doesn't really lend her voice to the happy feelings.

    16. Is there a song by 25 that makes you sad? (SPOON)
    Yeah no.

    17. What is the first song you ever heard by 23? (SHE WANTS REVENGE)
    "Tear You Apart". That song still gets to me, seriously.

    18. What's your favorite lyric by 11? (ALKALINE TRIO)
    But at the right place at the right time/ I'll be dead wrong and you'll be just fine/ And I won't have to quit doing fucked up shit/ For anyone but me

    19. Who is a favorite member of 1? (SAY ANYTHING)
    Uhm. Max Bemis, I suppose?

    20. Is there a song by 14 that makes you happy? (DEVOTCHKA)
    Anything by them is a riot.

    21. What is a good memory involving 27? (ISLANDS)
    I found a cat outside when "Creeper" was playing on my mp3 player a couple years back?

    22. What is your favorite song by 16? (THIS PROVIDENCE)
    "Wolf In Sheep's Clothing"

    23. What is the first song you ever heard by 47? (COBRA STARSHIP)
    "Bring It (Snakes On A Plane)" I was working on a Mod for Morrowind and this thing came on, and I seriously stopped what I was doing to listen.

    24. What is your favorite album by 18? (DEPECHE MODE)
    Songs Of Faith and Devotion

    25. What is your favorite song by 21? (THE STRING QUARTET)
    Any of their Metallica covers are pretty awesome.

    26. What is the first song you ever heard by 26? (MINDLESS SELF INDULGENCE)
    Not a fucking clue. These guys have been in my life for so long, I don't recall a time when I didn't know who they were.

    27. What is your favorite album by 3? (PANIC! AT THE DISCO)
    Vices & Virtues, lawl

    28. What is your favorite song by 2? (WOLF PARADE)
    I seriously do not have one. I adore all of them.

    29. What was the first song you ever heard by 32? (WE ARE SCIENTISTS)
    "Nobody Move Nobody Get Hurt", I think.

    30. What is your favorite song by 8? (THE DIVINE COMEDY)
    "Becoming More Like Alfie", prolly.

    31. How many times have you seen 17 live? (AFI)
    Never. And never will, also. So not interested in being crushed by teeny-boppers, I'm sorry.

    32. Is there a song by 44 that makes you happy? (TV ON THE RADIO)
    "Wolf Like Me" is fun.

    33. How did you get into 12? (MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE)
    The "Helena" single. That was when I realised that they (at the time) were not taking themselves seriously, and I sort of fell in love right there. This has obviously changed with the most recent album.

    34. What is the worst song by 45? (SUNSET RUBDOWN)
    NOTHING. EVERYTHING SPENCER KRUG DOES IS AMAZING.

    35. What was the first song you ever heard by 34? (THE REPUBLIC TIGERS)
    "Golden Sands"

    36. What is the first song you ever heard by 48? (THE DECEMBERISTS)
    Uhm. Damned if I know. "The Infanta"? Maybe?

    37. How many times have you seen 42 live? (HIM)
    Oh my God, one of two artists on this list I can say ONCE, YES ONCE and the meme actually hits that. Yay!

    38. What is your favorite song by 36? (LITTLE BOOTS)
    Erm. "Not Now", prolly.

    39. What was the first song you ever heard by 28? (ANOTHER CHART ERROR)
    What the ever loving fuck, dudes?

    40. What is your favorite album by 7? (FALL OUT BOY)
    I could never choose.

    41. Is there a song by 31 that makes you happy? (WHITE RABBITS)
    "Percussion Gun", oh man oh man that song.

    42. What is your favorite album by 41? (BRIGHT EYES)
    Don't have one. I take Conor Oberst as I get him-- in bits and pieces.

    43. What is your favorite song by 24? (FIGHT LIKE APES)
    "Tie Me Up With Jackets", obvs.

    44. What is a good memory you have involving 46? (THE TEA PARTY)
    IDK. I listen to them when I'm writing, so there's prolly something nice that happened while they were on, like a character died or smth.

    45. What is your favorite song by 35? (COUNT BASIE)
    Don't have one.

    46. Is there a song by 9 that makes you happy? (FORGIVE DURDEN)
    Thomas Dutton's sheer existence is enough to make me giddy-- I can't pick out a song from that rapture.

    47. What is your favorite album by 4? (DIR EN GREY)
    LMAO. I don't single things out with those dudes, I don't want to get bit.

    48. Who is a favorite member of 37? (THE NATIONAL)
    I don't even know the lead singer's name, wtf.

    49. What is the first song you ever heard by 43? (ADAM LAMBERT)
    I listened to his entire debut in one go without ever having heard a thing by him beforehand.

    50. What is your favorite song by 20? (THE FAINT)
    "Worked Up So Sexual" Has been for YEARS.