The Finch Formerly Known As Gold

26 September 2007

Words to live by

This is another of those MP3 shuffle memes, but it's from Michele, so you know it's extraordinary:

Put your MP3 player on shuffle, write down the first lines of the first twenty-five songs that come up, and then have people guess which songs they are.

Conditions: This is the player in question; it contains 776 songs, mostly Sixties/Seventies stuff, with a smattering of Eighties. I have altered the premise slightly, in that if the title is given away in the first two lines, I provide the next two lines.

  1. I know you're feelin' blue / 'Cause I feel blue like you
  2. You act like you were just born tonight / Face down in a memory but feelin' all right
  3. 'Cause I'm lonely and I'm blue / I need you and your love too
  4. It's poetry in motion, when she turned her eyes to me / As deep as any ocean, as sweet as any harmony
  5. Come on, let's fall in love / It's easy (it's so easy), like taking candy from a baby
  6. You're always dancing down the street with your suede blue eyes / And every new boy that you meet, he doesn't know the real surprise
  7. I get weak, I can't eat / Since you walked out on me
  8. Sitting on the doorstep of the house I can't afford / I can feel you there
  9. Well, East Coast girls are hip, I really dig those styles they wear / And the Southern girls with the way they talk, they knock me out when I'm down there
  10. I had nothing to do on this hot afternoon but to settle down and write you a line / I been meaning to phone ya, but from Minnesota, hell, it's been a very long time
  11. I can't wait forever even though you want me to / I can't wait forever to know if you'll be true
  12. I have a picture, pinned to my wall / An image of you and of me and we're laughing, we're loving it all
  13. There is some