Wednesday, March 01, 2006

Lyrics Quiz: Two Words

I've got two words for you. Name song.

  1. "..leper messiah."
  2. "Vanity, insecurity."
  3. "..bullhorn crackles.."
  4. "..workman's wages.."
  5. "Jacob wrestled.."
  6. " ornate."
  7. "..fanatical, criminal."
  8. "..unborn chicken.."
  9. "Academic inspiration.."
  10. "..good cahoot.."


Shell said...

Okay, I know fanatical criminal is Supertramp.

"clock machine"
"pin prick"
"dirty sweet"
"drummers bummers"
"samurai swords"
"ruby throated"
"beerbelly beerbelly"
"curious poses"

Pat said...

Shell's #2 is Pink Floyd, "Comfortabley Numb".

#3 is T-Rex, "Bang A Gong (Get It On)", or "Get It On (Bang A Gong)".

#8 is Prince, "When Doves Cry".

Are you sure #7 isn't a misquote of "Beach baby, beach baby, there on the sand"?

Shell said...

clock machine = "Let's Go" by The Cars
drummers bummers = "Blinded By The Light" by Bruce Springseen (or Manfred Man, whichever)
samurai swords = "China Grove" by The Doobie Brothers
ruby throated = "Suite Judy Blue Eyes" by Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young
beerbelly beerbelly = "You Can Call Me Al" by Paul Simon

Pat said...

Answers to the originals.

1. David Bowie, "Ziggy Stardust"
2. Simple Minds, "Don't You Forget About Me"
3. Boomtown Rats, "I Don't Like Mondays"
4. Simon & Garfunkel, "The Boxer"
5. U2, "Bullet The Blue Sky"
6. INXS, "Mediate"
7. Supertramp, "The Logical Song"
8. Radiohead, "Paranoid Android"
9. Dexy's Midnight Runners, "Geno"
10. The Staples Singers, "Respect Yourself"

Shell said...

New ones:

naughty nanny
dark sarcasm
I hiccuped
billion castaways
military two-step
diesel train
Chinese chicken
elementary penguins
DA man
directing traffic
kissing baboons
mom's spaghetti
menfolk standing