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  • 50/50 2011

    Ago 20 2011, 18:59

    1. How did you get into #29?
    Gorillaz - I knew of them from 2006 but my brother got REALLY obsessed recently!

    2. What was the first song you ever heard by #22?
    Most Thieves - Prometheus, amazing song.

    3. What's your favourite lyric by #33?
    Pulp - "I'll be there, 2 o clock by the fountain down the road!" it's a sheffield thing ;)

    4. How did you get into #49?
    Transfer - saw them support Brandon Flowers last year, fell in love.

    5. How many albums by #13 do you own?
    Phoenix - one!

    6. What is your favourite song by #50?
    Blondie - Denis / Rip Her to Shreds

    7. Is there a song by #39 that makes you sad?
    Biffy Clyro - I guess Many of Horror has made me sad before.

    8. What is your favourite song by #15?
    Pixies - Where Is My Mind? for sure.

    9. What is your favourite song by #5?
    Brandon Flowers - Jilted Lovers & Broken Hearts / The Clock Was Tickin'.

    10. Is there a song by #6 that makes you happy?
    Bruce Springsteen - No Surrender! / Ain't Good Enough For You

    11. What is the worst song by #40?
    Hurts - I guess Stay isn't my most favourite!

    12. What is your favourite song by #10?
    Editors - Papillon

    13. What is a good memory you have involving #30?
    The Strokes - seeing them live at T in the Park, Julian was hilarious!

    14. How many times have you seen #32 live?
    The Beatles - I wish.

    15. Is there a song by #19 that makes you happy?
    Franz Ferdinand - Take Me Out.

    16. Is there a song by #25 that makes you sad?
    Big Talk - not really!

    17. What is the first song you ever heard by #23?
    Vampire Weekend - A Punk

    18. What's your favourite lyric by #11?
    Kasabian - "I'm the king, and she's my queen...BITCH!"

    19. Who is a favourite member of #1?
    The Killers - Brandon Flowers, closely followed by Ronnie Vanucci. I love the other guys but those two definitely stand out.

    20. Is there a song by #14 that makes you happy?
    Scouting For Girls - Mountains of Navaho

    21. What is a good memory involving #27?
    The Beach Boys - singing Wouldn't It Be Nice at a kareoke in Japan.

    22. What is your favourite song by #16?
    Radiohead - High and Dry

    23. What is the first song you ever heard by #47?
    The Airborne Toxic Event - Sometime Around Midnight

    24. What is your favourite album by #18?
    Lady Gaga - the Fame?

    25. What is your favourite song by #21?
    Red Hot Chili Peppers - Snow ((Hey Oh))

    26. What is the first song you ever heard by #26?
    Johnny Cash - I Walk the Line, probably!

    27. What is your favourite album by #3?
    Muse - Absolution / Black Holes & Revelations!

    28. What is you favourite song by #2?
    Kings of Leon - Happy Alone.

    29. What was the first song you ever heard by #28?
    David Bowie - Ashes to Ashes?

    30. What is you favourite song by #8?
    Scissor Sisters - Kiss Me Off / Paul McCartney

    31. How many times have you seen #17 live?
    Mona - once at T in the Park, I'm desperate to see them again!

    32. Is there a song by #44 that makes you happy?
    Noah and the Whale - 5 Years Time / Jocasta

    33. How did you get into #12?
    Bon Iver - googling songs with my name in and coming across the beauty of For Emma, Forever Ago!

    34. What is the worst song by #45?
    Jay - Z - don't know many more other than Empire State of Mind!

    35. What was the first song you ever heard by #34?
    Blur - Parklife, probably.

    36. What is the first song you ever heard by #48?
    Joy Division - Love Will Tear Us Apart

    37. How many times have you seen #42 live?
    The Kinks - I WISH!

    38. What is you favourite song by #36?
    Snow Patrol - Run

    39. What was the first song you ever heard by #38?
    Rage Against the Machine - Killing In The Name

    40. What is you favourite album by #7?
    Arctic Monkeys - Suck It And See, impressively.

    41. Is there a song by #31 that makes you happy?
    the Ramones - Rockaway Beach!

    42. What is your favourite album by #41?
    Yeasayer (whatever their latest album's called)

    43. What is your favourite song by #24?
    My Chemical Romance - House of Wolves

    44. What is a good memory you have involving #46?
    Jay Z - singing Empire State at Mind at my school prom '11!

    45. What is your favourite song by #35?
    U2 - Where the Streets Have No Name

    46. Is there a song by #9 that makes you happy?
    The Vaccines - ALL OF THEM. Especially Norgaard <3

    47. What is your favourite album by #4?
    The Gaslight Anthem - the '59 Sound

    48. Who is a favourite member of #37?
    Green Day - Billy Joe Armstrong I guess?

    49. What is the first song you ever heard by #43?
    R.E.M - What's the Frequency Kenneth?

    50. What is your favourite song by #20?
    Manic Street Preachers - Your Love Alone / Ready For Drowning etc.
  • SHUFFUL

    Dic 18 2010, 22:05

    What should they have played when you were born?:
    Blown Away - Pixies

    What song will people play at your funeral?:
    The Boxer - Editors

    What song will you play at your wedding?:
    Exogenesis: Symphony Part 3 - Redemption - Muse x)

    What song will you play at your 50'th birthday party?:
    Red Light Indicates Doors Are Secure - Arctic Monkeys

    If you get your dream life...

    What song will you dance to when you win the lottery?
    What You Meant - Franz Ferdinand

    What song will you play when you get your dream job?:
    Armistice - Phoenix

    What song will you play when you discover your own island?:
    Bad Romance - Lady Gaga

    What song will you play when you rule the world?:
    New York City Cops - the Strokes

    What song will you play when you're in heaven?:
    Open Your Arms - Editors

    What song makes you feel....

    Happy:
    Get Up - REM

    Sad:
    Don't (stop) - Rolling Stones

    Sexy:
    Cast No Shadow - Oasis

    Angry:
    Pencil Skirt - Pulp

    Jealous:
    I kissed A Girl - Katy Perry XD

    Flirty:
    Fillip - Muse :L

    Evil:
    Digital - Joy Division

    Innocent:
    Neighbourhood #1 - Arcade Fire

    Beautiful:
    Transmission - Joy Division

    What song makes you feel like you're an armadillo?:
    Subterranean Homesick Alien - Radiohead xD

    What song makes you feel like you can fly?:
    Colours - Hot Chip

    What song makes you cry?:
    Innocence - the Airborne Toxic Event

    What song makes you feel like dancing?:
    Uprising - Muse

    What song makes you feel like being emo?:
    Lisztomania - Phoenix

    What song makes you feel like a donut?:
    Film Noir - the Gaslight Anthem

    What song reminds you of your childhood?:
    British Legion - Kasabian

    What song reminds you that life sucks?:
    Dead! - My Chemical Romance :L

    What song makes you eat compulsivly?:
    Fire With Fire - Scissor Sisters

    What song makes you nervous?:
    If There's a Rocket Tie Me To It - Snow Patrol

    What song makes you need to pee?:
    Time is Running Out - Muse ;)

    This song describes...

    Yourself:
    Every Planet We Reach Is Dead - Gorrilaz

    Your mom:
    Boots - the Killers

    Your dad:
    Moons and Horror Shows - the Zutons

    Your best friend:
    Get Rhythm - Johnny Cash

    Your stalker:
    Charmer - Kings of Leon :@

    Your school:
    No Cars Go - Arcade Fire

    Your life:
    Waitin' Round to Die - Townes van Zandt :S

    Your death:
    Severed Hand - Pearl Jam (aaaaaaaaah!)

    Your attitude towards life:
    I Won't Back Down - Tom Petty :')
  • My Life According to: Kings of Leon

    Dic 18 2010, 21:54

    ARTIST: Kings of Leon

    01. Male or Female?
    Trani ;)

    02. Describe yourself.
    Taper Jean Girl

    03. What do people feel when they're around you?
    Beneath the Surface


    06. Where would you want to be now?
    Back Down South...

    07. How do you feel about love?
    Knocked Up


    09. What would you ask for if you only had one wish?
    I Want You

    10. Say something wise.
    Genius.

    11. How do you feel:
    Dusty.

    12. Describe where you currently live:
    Frontier City.

    13. If you could go anywhere, where would you go:
    Where Nobody Knows.

    14. Your favorite form of transportation:
    Pickup Truck

    15. Your best friend is:
    Mi Amigo

    16. Your favorite color is:
    Black Thumbnail

    17. What's the weather like:
    Cold Desert.

    18. Favorite time of day:
    Red Morning Light

    19. If your life was a TV show, what would it be called:
    My Third House.

    20. Your fear:
    Pistol of Fire

    21. What is the best advice you have to give:
    Be Somebody.

    22. If you could change your name, you would change it to?
    Mary (?)

    23. Thought for the Day:
    Notion.

    24. How I would like to die:
    Beach Side.

    25. My Souls Present Condition:
    Soft.

    26. My motto:
    Happy Alone.
  • FAILINGO TOURR.

    Dic 16 2010, 18:40

    First show of the tour? Manchester Academy 16/10/10


    Last show of the tour? T IN THE PARRRK '11.





    Best show of the tour? T IN THE PARK.


    Furthest distance traveled for a show?

    5 hours to Scotland. Well worth it.



    Best song performance?

    Manchester: Bette Davis Eyes, Jilted Lovers, Crossfire, Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas, THE CLOCK WAS TICKIN'!!

    and at T: Read My Mind, Swallow It, Mr Brightside <3


    Total number of shows seen on the tour? 2



    Did you meet new friends at any of the shows? Loads.



    Did you meet any of the band members at a show?

    No. But I saw Brandon Flowers' wee. I also was with some people who met him when they went round the back when I was in the queue!


    Did you buy merch at a show? Nope, the queue was HUUUUGE.



    Did you 'breakaway, breakaway' during OTY?

    Can you do anything else?



    Were you lucky enough to hear all the Flamingo songs performed live?

    Not Right Behind You... but I don't care because we got Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas AND The Clock Was Tickin' for the first time together I think.



    Best opening band? Transfer. Who just tweeted, one sec I have to read it...

    And at T: The Vaccines were nearly as good as Brandon. Nearly.



    Did you use more than one mode of transport to get to a show? Bus. Train. Foot. Car.



    Best set surprises? Getting both TCWT and WTFLV! <3 then Read my Mind and Mr Brightside at T!



    What was the longest time you queued for to get to the front?

    T: from 11:30 until 8. hardcore shit.



    Favourite Flamingo song to hear live?

    There wasn't a single bad song live. He was a bit pissed because of sound errors during Jilted but it was still incredible.



    Did you hear the Magdalena speech? Nope, we got a brand new WTFLV speech instead. *proud*

    BUT AT T WE GOT THE SPEECH. "if you're fucked you go to Magdalena!"


    How much did you spend on the Flamingo tour? Not too much actually, £30 tickets then £5 on train tickets. £10 on food and stuff and that was it :)

    lol T was about £300 altogether. It was all for Brandon.


    Which show on the tour would you like to have attended but didn't?

    The one in Utah where Ronnie sang AND he did "The Promised Land" :')


    What one word describes the Flamingo tour experience for you? Reminder... of how effing incredible that man is, even on his own. Let alone when the Killers are back.

    Brandon Flowers
  • 50/50 2010

    Ott 11 2010, 16:30

    1. How did you get into #29?
    My Chemical Romance - My best friend and my brother both went through obsessions at the same time, I couldn't not listen to them.

    2. What was the first song you ever heard by #22?
    the Beach Boys - Wouldn't it be Nice?

    3. What's your favourite lyric by #33?
    Orchestral Manouevres in the Dark -

    "Man, you shoulda seen us, we were on our way to Venus, walking on the Milky Way... It was quite a day."

    4. How did you get into #49?
    MGMT - My sister bought be Oracular Spectacular a while ago.

    5. How many albums by #13 do you own?
    Lady Gaga - I have the Fame Monster.

    6. What is your favourite song by #50?
    The Zutons - Valerie

    7. Is there a song by #39 that makes you sad?
    The Kinks - Days. (sad in a good way)

    8. What is your favourite song by #15?
    Manic Street Preachers - Ready For Drowning / Sleepflower

    9. What is your favourite song by #5?
    Bruce Springsteen - Jungleland / Dancing in the Dark

    10. Is there a song by #6 that makes you happy?
    Brandon Flowers - The Clock Was Tickin' (until the end)

    11. What is the worst song by #40?
    Oasis - Most of their stuff. (;

    12. What is your favourite song by #10?
    Scouting for Girls - Mountains of Navaho

    13. What is a good memory you have involving #30?
    Gorillaz - me and my brother full on raving to them!

    14. How many times have you seen #32 live?
    Blur - none. I'd love to though!

    15. Is there a song by #19 that makes you happy?
    Rage Against the machine - Killing in the Name

    16. Is there a song by #25 that makes you sad?
    Arctic Monkeys - No, not really.

    17. What is the first song you ever heard by #23?
    Greenday - American Idiot

    18. What's your favourite lyric by #11?
    Editors - "There's a devil at your side, but an angel on her way."

    19. Who is a favourite member of #1?
    Muse - ALL OF THEM. I mean, Matt for his skill. Chris for being Chris. Dom for his shexiness.

    20. Is there a song by #14 that makes you happy?
    Radiohead - Wolf at the Door

    21. What is a good memory involving #27?
    ABBA - bein' a kid.

    22. What is your favourite song by #16?
    Red Hot Chilli Peppers - Snow ((Hey oh))

    23. What is the first song you ever heard by #47?
    The Clash - London Calling

    24. What is your favourite album by #18?
    David Bowie - Aladdin Sane

    25. What is your favourite song by #21?
    Ramones - Rockaway Beach

    26. What is the first song you ever heard by #26?
    The Beatles - Yellow Submarine ;)

    27. What is your favourite album by #3?
    Kings of Leon - probably Because of the Times but it's hard to choose between the first 3.

    28. What is you favourite song by #2?
    The Killers – Read My Mind or This River is Wild.

    29. What was the first song you ever heard by #28?
    Yeasayer - O.N.E

    30. What is you favourite song by #8?
    Phoenix - 1901

    31. How many times have you seen #17 live?
    The Strokes - none.

    32. Is there a song by #44 that makes you happy?
    Elbow - One Day Like This. (ultimate feel good song)

    33. How did you get into #12?
    Franz Ferdinand - Mum got their CD when it came out, love it!

    34. What is the worst song by #45?
    Biffy Clyro - Don't know them well enough to say :L

    35. What was the first song you ever heard by #34?
    Vampire Weekend - A Punk

    36. What is the first song you ever heard by #48?
    Lazlo Bane - Superman

    37. How many times have you seen #42 live?
    The Crookes - Once.

    38. What is you favourite song by #36?
    R.E.M - What's the Frequency Kenneth?

    39. What was the first song you ever heard by #38?
    Van Halen - Jump

    40. What is you favourite album by #7?
    Sicssor sisters - Scissor Sisters

    41. Is there a song by #31 that makes you happy?
    The Airborne Toxic Event - Gasoline

    42. What is your favourite album by #41?
    Oasis - What's the Story (Morning Glory)

    43. What is your favourite song by #24?
    U2 - Where the Streets Have No Name / Vertigo / One

    44. What is a good memory you have involving #46?
    Elbow - Grounds for Divorce playing just before Muse :') also seeing them live ;)

    45. What is your favourite song by #35?
    Pulp - Disco 2000 / Do You Remember the First Time

    46. Is there a song by #9 that makes you happy?
    Kasabian - Vlad te Impaler >:)

    47. What is your favourite album by #4?
    the Gaslight Anthem - American Slang / the '59 Sound

    48. Who is a favourite member of #37?
    Van Halen - ...Eddie Van Halen I guess ;)

    49. What is the first song you ever heard by #43?
    The Crookes - Backstreet Lovers

    50. What is your favourite song by #20?
    Ramones - Rockaway Beach!
  • sumfink stolen from facebook.

    Ott 8 2010, 20:09

    1. What are you listening to right now?
    High and Dry - Radiohead.

    2. What song makes you sad?
    Cold Desert - Kings of Leon

    3. What is the most annoying song in the world?
    Shake It - Metro Station

    4. Your all time favorite band?
    The E Street Band.

    5. Your newly discovered band is?
    The Crookes.

    6. Best female voice?
    Alicia Keys.

    7. Best male voice?
    Tom Smith - Editors.
    Also Matt Bellamy's voice is just impressive.

    8. Music type you find yourself listening to most?
    Popish Rockish Indieish British, mainly.

    9. What do you listen to, to hype you up?
    Depends what I need hyping up for. Generally Spaceman by the Killers, Plug in Baby by Muse or Papillion by Editors.

    10. What do you listen to when you want to calm down?
    Chopin.

    11. Last gig/concert you went to?
    Manic Street Preachers 2 days ago. Brilliance.

    12. Band you find yourself listening to the most right now?
    Going through a bit of an Editors phase. Also Manics.

    13. Most hated band?
    oh, anyone like Metro Station or Brokencyde or Fall Out Boy or anything like that.

    14. Song that makes you think?
    Exo Politics - Muse

    15. Band that you think the world should love as much as you do?
    Scissor Sisters

    16. Coolest music video?
    Queen - I Want to Break Free (;

    19. Can you play a musical instrument?
    Piano violin guitar drums bass.

    20. Ever been in a mosh pit?
    YEAHMAN!

    21. Are you in a band?
    Nope.

    23. Ever dated a musician?
    um. kind of. didn't end well.

    24. Do you wish yourself that you were a musician?
    A proper one? Yes.

    25. Best girl band you know of?
    sounds bad, but I know of no particularly good ones. Plenty of good bands with girls in though.

    26. Last song that you heard on the radio?
    One Day Like This - Elbow.

    27. What do you think of Classical music?
    It can be amazing and dramatic, but sitting through a concert for 2 hours can be a bit tiresome.

    28. What do you think of Death metal?
    lmao, I'll just say it's not my...thing.

    29. Last BIG band that you saw live?
    Manics are big, but the gig itsself was 2,500 people. So, Muse, at LCCC capacity 60,000.

    30. Do you listen to music in foreign languages?
    I have some German bands on my iPod that an exchange gave me, but unless it's Lady Gaga or Bellamy singing in French, then no.

    31. Worst concert moment?
    There are times at gigs such as Muse @ LCCC where I thought I was going to die, but I wouldn't say that was a bad thing, really.

    32. Funny concert moment?
    countless. Ones I remember are: Brandon Flowers totally forgetting which song he was meant to be playing.
    Manics made hundreds of digs at Nick Clegg and Westlife which were SO funny.
    Roy Stride was funny when I saw Scouting for Girls. As were Yeasayer.

    I think all gigs have their moments.

    33. Sad concert moment?
    When I saw Brandon Flowers walk off stage for the last time when I saw the Killers, that was pretty sad.

    34. Best local act you can think of?
    Arctic Monkeys are alright. If you mean local, local then the Crookes.

    35. If you were a musical instrument what would you be?
    Nicky Wire's bass. Or the Glitterati.

    36. Do you listen to the radio?
    No, it's usually shite. Unless it's xfm.

    37. Do you watch music TV?
    I used to watch the top 40 when I knew they'd show Kings of Leon or the Killers!

    38. Do you follow the music charts, like the top 40?
    I used to when I knew the Killers were in it. Recently? JUST NO.

    39. Have you ever met any famous musicians?
    no! however a lot of them have... MADE EYE CONTACT WITH ME.
    Roy Stride, Chris Wolstenholme, Dom Howard, Nicky Wire... yeah.

    40. Are any of your friends/family/etc. musicians?
    Don't think so. My uncle used to be in an ok band I guess.

    41. Do you know the names of all the band members that you listen to?
    I know most of the front men, but the only bands I know the members are like, the Killers, Kings of Leon, Muse... that's about it.

    42. Does a musician’s physical attractiveness play a role in the music that you listen to?
    Not the music, but physical attractiveness does have a role in how obsessed I may or may not get with that band. ;)

    43. What famous musician do you want to marry?
    oh dear. A list? - Brandon Flowers, Mark Stoermer, Ronnie Vanucci, Dave Keuning, Matt Bellamy, Chris Wolstenholme, Dom Howard, the Followills, Brian Fallon, Bruce Springsteen, Sergio Pizzorno, Damon Albarn, Jake Shears (yeah), Tom Smith... this list is endless.

    44. Favourite movie sound track?
    The Boat That Rocked / Juno.

    45. What do your parents listen to?
    what they brought me up on: New Order, Pulp, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Manic Street Preachers, Joy Division, David Bowie, Blur etc.

    46. What are you listening to right NOW?
    Crossfire - Brandon Flowers

    47. Do you wear band T-shirts?
    only every single day.

    48. What song is stuck in your head right now?
    today I had Apologise by One Republic in my head. x)

    49. Would you rather marry a musician or be one yourself?
    errrmmmm uhhhh *cough* marry one.

    50. How important is your partners taste in music to you?
    sounds shallow, but it's SO important.

    51. If you could be any band ever what'd it be?
    jeeeez. I don't know if I'd want to be in a band now. If I could it'd consist of Dom Howard on the drums, Flea on the bass, James Dean Bradfield on guitar and Tom Smith singing. I reckon that'd be pretty fun.
  • crap.

    Ott 8 2010, 19:37

    Number one on my birthday.

    (US Charts)

    2010 California Gurls Katy Perry featuring Snoop Dogg
    2009 I Gotta Feeling The Black Eyed Peas
    2008 I Kissed a Girl Katy Perry
    2007 Umbrella Rihanna featuring Jay-Z
    2006 Promiscuous Nelly Furtado featuring Timbaland
    2005 We Belong Together Mariah Carey
    2004 Confessions Part II Usher
    2003 Crazy in Love Beyoncé featuring Jay-Z
    2002 Hot in Herre Nelly
    2001 U Remind Me Usher
    2000 Bent matchbox twenty
    1999 Wild Wild West Will Smith featuring Dru Hill & Kool Moe Dee
    1998 The Boy Is Mine Brandy & Monica
    1997 I'll Be Missing You Puff Daddy & Faith Evans
    1996 You're Makin' Me High/ Let It Flow Toni Braxton
    1995 Waterfalls TLC

    (UK Charts)


    2010 Airplanes - B.o.B feat. Hayley Williams
    2009 Beat Again - JLS
    2008 Dance With Me - Dizzee Rascal
    2007 Umbrella - Rihanna
    2006 Smile - Lily Allen
    2005 You're Beautiful - James Blunt
    2004 Lola's Theme - Shapeshifters
    2003 Crazy in Love - Beyonce Featuring Jay-Z
    2002 Anyone of Us - Gareth Gates
    2001 Eternity - Robbie Williams
    2000 Life is a Rollercoaster - Ronan Keating
    1999 Livin' la Vida Loca - Ricky Martin
    1998 Deeper Underground - Jamiroquai
    1997 I'll be Missing You - Puff Daddy & Faith Evans
    1996 Wannabe - Spice Girls
    1995 Boom Boom Boom - The Outhere Brothers

    We can come to the safe conclusion of: OH DEAR GOD.