Sunday, June 24, 2007

Well . . .I'm feeling a bit better today. I decided to post a survey from Myspace, because it was fun and I found it interesting.


What is your favorite genre of music?

I don't like pop or mainstream

Name your favorite band(s)
Beatles, Nirvana, Eels, Smiths, Violent Femmes, Indigo Girls, and recently The Pogues

Name your favorite solo artist(s)
Badly Drawn Boy, Regina Spektor, Amiee Mann, Sinead O'Connor

What is your favorite album?
Sergeant Pepper's

What is your favorite album cover?
Sergeant Pepper's

Name your favorite song(s)there's WAYYY too many . . .I'll just name a few . . .

"Sampson" by Regina Spektor
"Imagine" by John Lennon
"Blackbird," "Real Love," "Strawberry Fields," "Good Night," and "Here Comes the Sun" by the Beatles
"Son of a Gun" by Nirvana
"Waiting for the Bus," "Gone Daddy Gone" and "Blister in the Sun" by Violent Femmes
"Veronica" and "Alison" by Elvis Costello
"For the Stars" by Elvis Costello and Anne Sofie Von Otter
"Wise Up" and "Save Me" by Amie Mann
"You Were Right," "Born in the UK," and "Donna and Butzon" by BDB
"Cemetery Gates," "The Boy With The Thorn in His Side," "Sing Me To Sleep," and "There is a Light that Never Goes Out" by The Smiths
"Airplane," "Closer to Fine," "Galileo," and "Kid Fears" by Indigo Girls
"1000 Oceans" by Tori Amos
"Adia" by Sarah McLachlan
"Stretched on Your Grave," "Black Boys on Mopeds" and "Three Babies" by Sinead O'Connor
"Sombody" by Depeche Mode
"Living in Oblivion" by Anything Box
"Only You" by Yaz
"Hymn to Her" and "Brass in Pocket" by The Pretenders
"It's Over and Done With" by The Proclaimers
"Wuthering Heights" by Kate Bush
"Me and Bobby McGee" and "Ball and Chain" by Janis Joplin
"Tiger in the Night" by Katie Melua
"Your Love Keeps Lifting Me Higher" by Jackie Wilson
"Tapestry" by Carole King
"Lay Down" by Melanie
"Can't Stand Me Now" by The Libertines

. . .that's probably enough for now, eh?

Favorite CD you own
guess . . .S.Pepper's . . .and also Have You Fed the Fish Lately and Soviet Kitch

Favorite lyrics
"Grey would be the color if I had a heart" from Something I Can Never Have by 9 Inch Nails

Favorite vocalist
John Lennon

Favorite rapper
Beastie Boys

The bad stuff

What's your least favorite genre of music?
1. country
2. rap
3. jazz

Who's your least favorite band?
oh, good lord. I could list hundreds. I'll just say, for now, Winger. HAHAHAHAHA Why did I think of Winger???

Who's your least favorite solo artist?
KT Tunstall and Eminem

If you could shoot any "artist" or "band", who would it be?

Least favorite song
Oops, I Did It Again

Most annoying song
That "Barbie Girl" song

Most repetitive song
"I Trusted You" by Andy Kaufmann . . .look it up on youtube, it's freaking HILARIOUS

Last song to be stuck in your head
Sherry Baby by Frankie Valli (my Grandma's name is Sherrilyn and I always sing that about her)

Did this survey just get that song stuck in your head again?

Worst band that used to be good?

A good band that used to suck?
don't know any

Your musical background

What was the first music you remember listening to?
The Who and Mamas and the Papas, which I still love both of. Also church music.

What type of music do your parents listen to?
Read above.

Do you play any musical instruments, or sing? If so, elaborate.
play piano and sing

Do you plan to / have you gone to college for music?
I minored in theatre and music and had a music scholarship.

Who are your musical inspirations?
John Lennon and Mozart

Who was your first favorite band or artist?
Carole King

Do you know much about musical theory? If not, would you like to?
I'm a champion in it. No, for real. 2 years running I won the IHSA State Music Theory competition.

If you take lessons, do you like your teacher(s)?
I used to like my teacher when I took lessons. I especially loved my college professor.

How many different music teachers do you have, or have you had?
four, at least . . .1 piano teacher for grade school, 1 in junior high-high school, 1 in college, and a voice teacher in college.

This or that

Classical or jazz?

Rock or Rap?

Funk or Blues?
blues! I love Blues!

Pink Floyd or Led Zeppelin?
Pink Floyd

Bob Marley or Michael Franti?
Bob Marley

Coldplay or Radiohead?
Coldplay . . .Radiohead is so pretentious, it gets old.

John Mayer or Jack Johnson?

Eminem or 50 Cent?

Britney Spears or Christina Aguilera?

Backstreet Boys or N'SYNC?

The Beatles or the Rolling Stones?
The Beatles, duh . . .but the Rolling Stones are cool in their own right.

Beethoven or Mozart?
Mozart, but also like Beethoven

Duke Ellington or Count Basie?
Count Basie

Electric or acoustic?

Mandolin or ukulele?


Why do you like music?
Because I'm alive. It's that simple. Without music, there is no life.

When you're angry, what type of music do you listen to?
angry music. Doesn't it make sense?

Has music ever made you cry? When?
All the time!

Has music ever made you laugh? When?
sometimes . . .They Might Be Giants make me laugh, and a lot of music makes me laugh because of memories associated with it.

Do you like local music?
not particularly. When I was in high school, local bands were the "cool" thing because Seattle Grunge was popular, and so bands from Peoria and Pekin thought they could be the next big local talents . . .they all sucked, frankly, and I never got into it. If they were that great, they wouldn't be playing around here.

What is the best show you have ever been to?
Violent Femmes

Have you ever played in any shows?
If by "show" you mean "church," then yes. HAHA

If so, what type of music was it?
Praise and Worship

Do you enjoy being on stage?

Do you like to sing, even if you don't consider yourself a singer?

If you could just chill with any musician, who would it be?
Badly Drawn Boy (Damon Gough)

What instrument that you don't play now would you like to learn next?
I'm trying to learn violin (been trying for awhile now)

1 comment:

Carry Out said...

I can't believe you HaTe Jack Johnson and John Mayer!! I listen to them all the time...I guess everyone has to disllike something:) Thinking and praying for you all the time!