A Mermaid I Should Turn To Be

Mermaid statue

Another tag from Mike, and this one’s quite good.

The instructions

  1. Load your whole music collection, and place your music player on shuffle.
  2. Press forward for each question.
  3. Use the song title as the answer to the question.

The questions

  • What does next year have in store for me?
  • What’s my love life like?
  • What do I say when life gets hard?
  • What song will I dance to (should I have danced to) at my wedding?
  • What do you want as a career?
  • Famous last words?
  • Your favourite saying?
  • Favourite place?
  • What do you think of your parents?
  • Where would you go on a first date?
  • Describe yourself.
  • What is the thing I like doing most?
  • What is my state of mind like at the moment?
  • How will I die?

My answers

Now, since I have a subset of my MP3 collection at work I thought it would be interesting to answer these questions in both locations. So the first answer is from work, and the second (italicized) answer is from home.

What does next year have in store for me?
“Heal Me” – Freak Kitchen
“A Different Drum” — Peter Gabriel

What’s my love life like?
“Turn out the light” – The Music
“Hold Your Head Up” — Fish

What do I say when life gets hard?
“Prison Song” – System Of A Down
“Two” — King’s X

What song will I dance to (should I have danced to) at my wedding?
“Dream On (Dave Clarke Acoustic Version)” – Depeche Mode
“One Fine Day” — Marillion

What do you want as a career?
“Would?” – Alice In Chains
“Wherever I May Roam” — Metallica

Famous last words?
“Once in a Lifetime” — Thunder
“Dead Eyes” — Jesu

Your favourite saying?
“A New Day Yesterday” — Jethro Tull
“You Don’t Fool Me” — Queen

Favourite place?
“The Heretic Anthem” — Slipknot
“Ashes Of The Wake” — Lamb of God

What do you think of your parents?
“Have you ever?” — Incubus
“The Imploding Voice” — The Smashing Pumpkins

Where would you go on a first date?
“A Legacy” — Marillion
“Pass the Clock, Part 3” — Mostly Autumn

Describe yourself.
“30/30-150” — StoneSour
“1983 (A Mermaid I Should Turn To Be)” — Jimi Hendrix

What is the thing I like doing most?
“Animal” — Pearl Jam
“Love Is A Dog From Hell” — Godflesh

What is my state of mind like at the moment?
“Bicycle Race” — Queen
“She Blows Hot and Cold” — Freddie Mercury

How will I die?
“Minstrel in the Gallery” — Jethro Tull
“Holy Moment (Featuring SONICFlood)” — Matt Redman

MP3 life prediction

The rules: play your MP3s on random play and answer the questions below with the song titles.

What does next year have in store for me?
“Heal Me” – Freak Kitchen

What’s my love life like?
“Turn out the light” – The Music

What do I say when life gets hard?
“Prison Song” – System Of A Down

What song will I dance to at my wedding?
“Dream On (Dave Clarke Acoustic Version)” – Depeche Mode

What do you want as a career?
“Would?” – Alice In Chains

Famous last words?
“Once in a Lifetime” — Thunder

Your favourite saying?
“A New Day Yesterday” — Jethro Tull

Favourite place?
“The Heretic Anthem” — Slipknot

What do you think of your parents?
“Have you ever?” — Incubus

Where would you go on a first date?
“A Legacy” — Marillion

Describe yourself.
“30/30-150” — StoneSour

What is the thing I like doing most?
“Animal” — Pearl Jam

What is my state of mind like at the moment?
“Bicycle Race” — Queen

How will I die?
“Minstrel in the Gallery” — Jethro Tull