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if I seem to act unkind, it's only me, it's not my mind that is confusing things

Posted on 2010.18.10 at 12:42
where am I: really going to work on my paper now
Soundtrack: The Beatles - I Want To Tell You
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Two entries today, because I missed yesterday on account of RL.

Day 5: Your favourite female singer.

This one was hard. "But I have so many favourite female singers," said I. "There's Sinéad, there's Melissa, there's k.d., how could I choose just one?" But I'm trying to be a good meme-taker and not be all "this meme ain't the boss o' me". I could have gone with the nostalgic angle, or the voice angle, or the lyric angle, but I figured those were too limiting. So I picked the singer I could listen to no matter what mood I'm in, of whose body of work I know and love the most (and who really fits well into all those other categories in any case).

So, anyway, I picked Cheryl, because in the end, how could I not? This is the song that introduced me to her, and it was love at first listen:

Day 6: Your favourite band. I thought this would be hard, but it ended up a complete no-brainer:

I continue to insist that the Beatles were not only the first emo band but the prototype for every emo band to follow. I should really do a poll, because plenty of people don't agree with me.

Day 1: Your favourite song
Day 2: A song that makes you cry.
Day 3: A song that makes you dance.
Day 4: Your favourite male singer.
Day 5: Your favourite female singer.
Day 6: Your favourite band.
Day 7: One band/singer you're ashamed to admit you like.
Day 8: One band/singer whose popularity you will never understand.
Day 9: A song that reminds you of an ex.
Day 10: A song that reminds you of your father.
Day 11: A song that reminds you of your mother.
Day 12: A song that makes you want to have sex.
Day 13: A song you sing in the shower.
Day 14: A song from the year you were born.
Day 15: A song you liked in high school.
Day 16: The first song in your mp3 folder.
Day 17: The last song in your mp3 folder.
Day 18: An instrumental song you like.
Day 19: Your favourite love song.
Day 20: Your favourite breakup song.
Day 21: A song that makes you want to break stuff.
Day 22: Your favourite song from a movie.
Day 23: Your favourite duet.
Day 24: Your favourite cover song.
Day 25: Your favourite song from 2010 (so far)
Day 26: Your favourite movie video.
Day 27: One song in your mp3 folder you're pretty sure no one else has.
Day 28: One song that needs to never be played again.
Day 29: One song that gives you the creeps.
Day 30: A song you'd like played at your funeral.

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