Someone Else’s Life

Another Fun Meme. I’m not sure why I’ve enjoyed these so much lately, but here it is. Feel free to play along.

The rules are as follows.

(1.) Boot up your iPod or open up your mp3 playlist on your computer.
(2.) Put it on “shuffle” (random song selection)
(3.) For each question below, answer it with the name of the next song that comes up randomly on your playlist–no matter how silly.
(4.) Pass it on.

IF SOMEONE SAYS “IS THIS OKAY” YOU SAY?
My Doorbell (The White Stripes) — An inauspicious start. They get better though, I promise.

WHAT WOULD BEST DESCRIBE YOUR PERSONALITY?
Back in the County Hell (Shane McGowan and the Popes) — If it’s opposite day.

WHAT DO YOU LIKE IN A GUY/GIRL?
I Don’t Know What It Is (Rufus Wainright) — Yes, I do 😀

HOW DO YOU FEEL TODAY:
Maybe You’re Right (Barenaked Ladies) — Hmm… I don’t think I’ve ever really felt that way.

WHAT IS YOUR LIFE’S PURPOSE?
Ghost (Indigo Girls) — There could be something profound in this.

WHAT IS YOUR MOTTO?
Shoehorn with Teeth (They Might Be Giants) — And it’s a good motto too.

WHAT DO YOUR FRIENDS THINK OF YOU?
Amazed (The Offspring) — Maybe amused.

WHAT DO YOU THINK ABOUT VERY OFTEN?
Spiraling Shape (They Might Be Giants) — It makes me go insane

WHAT IS 2+2?
He’s Back (The Mighty Mighty Bosstones) —

WHAT DO YOU THINK OF YOUR BEST FRIEND?
The Hounds of Winter (Sting) — Clever.

WHAT DO YOU THINK OF THE PERSON YOU LIKE?
Fortunate Son (Creedance Clearwater Revival) — Her son is very fortunate to have her as a mother.

WHAT IS YOUR LIFE STORY?
He Went to Paris (Jimmy Buffet) — some of its magic, some of its tragic, but I had a good life all the way

WHAT DO YOU WANT TO BE WHEN YOU GROW UP?
Young (Nickel Creed) — If I can’t be young, I settle for immaturity.

WHAT DO YOU THINK WHEN YOU SEE THE PERSON YOU LIKE?
It’s Called a Heart (Depeche Mode) — Among other things

WHAT DO YOUR PARENTS THINK OF YOU?
Star Mile (Joshua Radin) — No idea what that means.

WHAT WILL YOU DANCE TO AT YOUR WEDDING?
Streams of Whisky (The Pogues) — Though, there wasn’t any room for dancing at my wedding.

WHAT WILL THEY PLAY AT YOUR FUNERAL?
Sing it Again (Beck) — Nice.

WHAT IS YOUR HOBBY/INTEREST?
It’s All Understood (Jack Johnson) — Seems like a politician’s answer to me.

WHAT IS YOUR BIGGEST SECRET?
Jelly Belly (The Smashing Pumpkins) — Not really a secret.

WHAT DO YOU THINK OF YOUR FRIENDS?
People are People (Depeche Mode) — How apropos.

WHAT’S THE WORST THING THAT COULD HAPPEN?
Swimming in the Ocean (Crash Test Dummies) — Actually, that sounds quite pleasant.

HOW WILL YOU DIE?
Another Brick in the Wall pt. 2 (Pink Floyd) — More weight.

WHAT IS THE ONE THING YOU REGRET?
Infidel (Five for Fighting) —

WHAT MAKES YOU LAUGH?
Everything Will Be Alright (The Killers) — Cynicism?

WHAT MAKES YOU CRY?
Upward Over the Mountain (Iron and Wine) — Sore? Yes, but never enough to cry.

WILL YOU EVER GET MARRIED?
Taimse ‘im Chadladh (The Chieftans) — That must be a Celtic expression meaning it already happened.

WHAT SCARES YOU THE MOST?
What a Wonderful World (Louis Armstrong) — Sarcasm?

DOES ANYONE LIKE YOU?
Optimistic (Radiohead) — I’m not positive, but hopeful.

IF YOU COULD GO BACK IN TIME, WHAT WOULD YOU CHANGE?
You Turn the Screw (Cake) — Things must have turned out badly when I did it.

WHAT HURTS RIGHT NOW?
God Walks Among Us Now – Jesu (The Flaming Lips) — I think this one was meant for the artist not the song title.

WHAT WILL YOU POST THIS AS?
Someone Else’s Life (Joshua Radin) — Some of the answers are definitely don’t describe me.

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