List your top 10 artists as played on Last.fm:
2 Belle and Sebastian
3 Bob Dylan
5 Silver Jews
6 Velvet Underground
7 Neil Young
8 The Beatles
9 Rilo Kiley
10 The Strokes
Now answer the questions according to the numbers:
What was the first song you ever heard by 6?
Velvet Underground – Heroin would be my guess but I’m not sure.
What is your favourite album of 2?
Belle and Sebastian – Dear Catastrophe Waitress
What is your favourite lyric that 5 has sung?
Silver Jews – There are a lot of fucking great Jews lyrics so this is just one of many:
“Lately I’ve come to find, Life is sweeter than Jewish wine. Give a box of candy or a foot massage. Some people don't take the time.”
How many times have you seen 4 live?
Pavement – Unfortunately Never.
What is your favourite song by 7?
Neil Young – My favorite Neil song would be tough I’ll pick “Birds” of AtGR
What is a good memory you have involving the music of 10?
The Strokes - Probably my best memory of the Strokes is hearing their single “Last Night” on the radio for the first time and thinking I need to get this record but then again I am seeing them tomorrow night for the first time so this answer will probably change.
Is there a song by 3 that makes you sad?
Bob Dylan – A few but I always think “Don’t Think Twice its Alright” is a sad song, though one of my favorite Dylan songs.
What is your favourite lyric that 2 has sung?
Belle and Sebastian - Ooh! Get me away from here I'm dying, Play me a song to set me free, Nobody writes them like they used to, So it may as well be me”
What is your favourite song by 9?
Rilo Kiley – “It’s A Hit”
How did you get into 3?
Bob Dylan – My dad used to play Blood on the Tracks when I was young so I guess that would be it.
What was the first song you heard by 1?
Wilco – That’s a tough question I want to say it was Kamera or Radio cure, definitely something off of Yankee Hotel Foxtrot.
What is your favourite song by 4?
Pavement – Probably “Gold Soundz” but that’s tough.
How many times have you seen 9 live?
Rilo Kiley – Never, but I saw Jenny Lewis solo once.
What is a good memory you have involving 2?
Belle and Sebastian - Seeing them live a few months ago, what a fantastic show New Pornographers opened too.
Is there a song of 8 that makes you sad?
Beatles – There’s a few, most notably “Eleanor Rigby” that seems like an obvious choice though.
What is your favourite album of 5?
Silver Jews – American Water without a doubt.
What is your favourite lyric that 4 has sung?
Pavement – Another band with great lyrics, I’ll go with the following from “Trigger Cut”
“Lies and betrayals, Fruit-covered nails, Electricity and lust won’t break the door, I’ve got a heavy coat- it’s filled with rocks and sand, And if I lose it I’ll be comin’ back today
(I’ve got a message for you), I’ll be comin’ back today, (I keep it in my hand) You know I’m comin’ back one day, (I’ve got a sister or two), And I’ll be comin’ back today”
What is your favourite song of 10?
The Strokes – “Meet Me in the Bathroom
How many times have you seen 8 live?
The Beatles – Ha. Never.
What is your favourite album of 1?
Wilco – My favorite Wilco album? That’s near impossible but its definitely A Ghost is Born, Summer Teeth, or Being There.
What is a great memory you have considering 9?
Rilo Kiley – I guess seeing Jenny Lewis live on St. Pattys day. That was a really great show.
What was the first song you heard by 8?
Beatles – I don’t really know, my first Beatles memory is their cover of “Twist and Shout.”
What is your favourite cover by 2?
Belle and Sebastian – I have a bootleg with a lot of great covers but I think my favorite would be them covering the Beegee’s “Stayin’ Alive.”