A Mermaid I Should Turn To Be

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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

2 thoughts on “A Mermaid I Should Turn To Be”

  1. Hmmm, not sure that this worked for me, although the two Delirious songs that popped up in there are at least appropriate to the questions asked…

    What does next year have in store for me?
    Midnight by Asia
    What’s my love life like?
    One word by Heart
    What do I say when life gets hard?
    Paint the town red by Delirious
    What song will I dance to (should I have danced to) at my wedding?
    Julianne by Ben Folds Five
    What do you want as a career?
    Heavy by DramaGods
    Famous last words?
    In dependence day by Less than Jake
    Your favourite saying?
    No other love by Heart
    Favourite place?
    America by Delirious
    What do you think of your parents?
    I will be there for you by Asia
    Where would you go on a first date?
    Leave me alone by Extreme
    Describe yourself.
    Lights out by UFO
    What is the thing I like doing most?
    Iron Maiden by Iron Maiden
    What is my state of mind like at the moment?
    Anthem: For the young by Randy Bachman
    How will I die?
    Any road by Randy Bachman

  2. That actually worked quite well Gareth! Scarily so!

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

    Both quite apt really…

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