It's a mindless "YR TOP [WHATEVA]" survey to keep me amused for a few minutes!
1. How did you get into 30? (The Onion
I find the weekly publication somewhat amusing, so I began listening to the podcast.
2. What was the first song you ever heard by 22? (John Vanderslice
)Time Travel Is Lonely
3. What's your favorite lyric by 7? (Ok City Ok
Either "She gets mad and makes that Kabuki face," or "Navigating by parallel lines that intersect in incoherent lives." It depends on my mood.
4. What is your favorite album by 9? (Modest Mouse
)The Lonesome Crowded West
5. How many albums do you own by number 13? (Spacehog
The three officially released ones, plus one promo of their second album (it's different than the officially released one), and another promo EP, plus various singles.
6. What is your favorite song by 28? (Ghostland Observatory
7. Is there a song by 12 that makes you sad? (Toadies
Not really. Maybe Away
8. What is your favorite song by 15? (Gorillaz
9. What is your favorite song by 5? (Voxtrot
)Blood Red Blood
10. Is there a song by 6 that makes you happy? (The Duckhills
Yes! Plenty! But especially Dumber than a rock
11. What is your favorite album by 24? (Franz Ferdinand
)You Could Have It So Much Better
12. What is your favorite song by 10? (The Real Heroes
3. What is a good memory you have involving 29? (R.E.M.
One (?) week during the summer of 2004. Nightswimming
14. What is your favorite song by 17? (Zero 7
15. Is there a song by 19 that makes you happy? (Outkast
. Not all of the lyrics are that happy, but it's just so damn danceable.
16. How many times have you seen 25 live? (Dewato
None. They broke up before I knew they were the ones who did my mystery song.
17. What is the first song you ever heard by 23? (The Boy Least Likely To
The first one they played when I saw them live... Was it Fur Soft As Fur
18. What is your favorite album by 11? (Household Names
)Picture In My Head
19. What is your favorite song by 1? (Spoon
Pft, it changes constantly. Right now, maybe The Beast and Dragon, Adored
20. Have you ever seen 14 live? (Big Soy
21. What is a good memory involving 27? (The Black and White Years
22. What is your favorite song by 16? (The Beatles
Hmmm... Tomorrow Never Knows
23. What is the first song you ever heard by 4? (Talking Heads
)Wild Wild Life
. I was one year old.
24. What is your favorite album by 21? (Led Zeppelin
Either Houses of the Holy
or In Through the Out Door
25. What is your favorite song by 18? (The Handsome Charlies
Do you really have to ask? Coffee
26. What is the first song you ever heard by 26? (Blowing Trees
27. What is your favorite album by 3? (David Byrne
)The Catherine Wheel
28. What is you favorite song by 2? (Brian Eno
Uhhh... Mother Whale Eyeless
29. What was the first song you ever heard by 20? (The Shins
First one I recall hearing was Phantom Limb
, though I'm sure I hard something by them before that.
30. What is you favorite song by 8? (Kissinger