Wednesday, August 13, 2008

Lame Music Meme

So, just what exactly are the five most embarrassing songs in my iPhone?

In no particular order:
  • Summer of '69, Bryan Adams
  • Bootylicious, Destiny's Child
  • Vogue, Madonna
  • The Way You Make Me Feel, Michael Jackson
  • Gin and Juice, The Gourds (it's a bluegrass cover of the Snoop Dogg tune, but somehow manages to be AWESOME).
A special bonus for any British readers:
  • Pure and Simple, Hear'Say
  • Don't Stop Movin', S Club 7
Thanks to Mad Hatter for this one. She listens to Kermit the Frog, so I think I came out of it looking OK.

I tag... any blogger who started reading this post with an iPod of any kind within 6 feet of them.

12 comments:

  1. You are so evil! Beware my wrath. Hell hath no fury like a Hatter scorned. And revenge is a dish best served cold.

    Whatever that means. Did it sound menacing? :-)

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  2. You know, I was thinking about whether at least one song by Michael Jackson should be among my top five as well. I could pick any one of them because, to me, everything about him is just lame...

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  3. Oh, and, MH -- I think if you wanna be scary menacing you should go like this: I am gonna getcha it's a matter of fact, I am gonna getcha don't you worry 'bout that...
    Granted, you can't ever be as scary as me but, you never know.

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  4. S club7 !! you might win on this one...

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  5. Bryan Adams is NOT embrassing! You can not live where you do Cath, and not LOVE Bryan Adams. Its is not allowed. Gin & jUice, thats bad. What is it with you and mad hatter hating on good 80s rock.

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  6. I had the dubious pleasure of seeing Hear'say live once. That I wouldn't have on my iPod!!! :)

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  7. MH, are you gonna set Miss Piggy on me?

    I seriously can't believe you owned up to that one. There's honesty, and then there's honesty.

    Okham, his older stuff was his least lame stuff. I LOVE Billy Jean, although it's not on my iPod yet, mostly due to a wicked cover version that my brother-in-law's (now sadly former) band used to do. Imagine a bass guitar and synths doing the main riffs, with a guy rapping over the top "Aint nobody got love for me, aint nobody gonna take a bullet for me, aint nobody got love for me, but my dog, got love for me", leading into a woman with an awesome rock voice singing "people always told me, be careful what you do".

    No?

    Well, I guess you had to be there.

    Bob, yeah, sure, I believe you!

    Stepwise, it's all about memories of a certain place and time, honest! We danced like idiots to that song at my friend's hen night / stagette / whatever it's called in these parts.

    Scientistmother, yes it is a Vancouver classic. Have you ever been to the Blarney Stone? They used to use it in the X-Files when they needed a dodgy bar, but it's always a fun night. The major problem is that there are only 3 toilets for women, with one usually being out of order and one usually being used for vomiting. So the lineups are crazy. I was once at the very back of what looked like a 20 minute line when Summer of 69 came on. Every single person ahead of me rushed onto the dance floor, so I got in in record time. So, if you ever see a huge lineup in a Vancouver bar, you know what song to request!

    This was also the night when I attempted to play air guitar to Sweet Child O'Mine. With a full pint in my right hand. Oops. Luckily I am far too old for that kind of shenanigans now.

    Dr J, I refer you to the answer I previously gave to Stepwise Girl.

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  8. The blarney stone, good times to be had there. Freds uptown tavern was also a very cool place. I will admit to walking into a "few" bars back in the day. I can't say I always remember what happened in said bar. :)

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  9. Never went to Fred's... heard some stories though!

    My first Vancouver roomies were wild and crazy club goers, and I also had some party animal friends from my postdoc department, so I've been to a few crazy places (hello, Au Bar and the much-missed Love Affair). But I was never really a club fan, I would go along with my friends if they were all going but was never the one to suggest it. I am glad that my friends are more into pubs and backyard BBQs than clubbing now!

    I still like going to see a good band though. Ever been to the Fairview on Broadway? Or the Waldorf in East Van? My bro-in-law played all these dodgy places and they are always good for a laugh.

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  10. Mr E Man will often say things like "why do you listen to this crap?", and I will often say "because it reminds me of university / Glasgow / this time my friend and I got drunk and did something stupid". He doesn't get it... I think we just listen to music in different ways and for different reasons!

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