Musical Answers

As I expected, some of the stuff that I quoted in the random-music-meme post has folks stumped. So, here are the answers:

1. “I won’t forget all the times I waited patiently for you, as you do just what you choose to do” The Damned, “Alone Again Or”

2. “Radio, video…boogie with a suitcase…you’re living in a disco…forget about the rat race.” M, “Pop Musik”

3. “I’m not braggin’ on myself, baby, but I’m the one who loves you, and there’s no-one else.” Lou Rawls, “You’ll Never Find Another Love Like Mine”

4. “Been around the world and found that only stupid people are breeding…” Harvey Danger, “Flagpole Sitta”

5. “So you go and you stand on your own, and you leave on your own, and you go home, and you cry and you want to die.” The Smiths, “How Soon Is Now?”

6. “Don’t take the fire from your eyes, must make them feel the heat. They build castles underground for the rich politic elite.” Men At Work, “Underground”

7. “For the first time in the history of the world, a young girl climbed into a tree one day. She climbed down from the tree next day–God bless her.”Books, “Take Time”

8. “I keep your picture on the wall…it hides a nasty stain that’s lying there.” 10cc, “I’m not in Love”

9. “Try to make ends meet, you’re a slave to money, then you die.” The Verve, “Bittersweet Symphony”

10. “Echoing reverberations…I am now remembering your kiss is a dream…Elations extreme.” Supreme Beings of Leisure, “Never the Same”

11. “…and love is a stranger who’ll beckon you on. Don’t think of the danger, or the stranger is gone.” Nancy Sinatra, “You Only Live Twice”

12. “I won’t tear the sack up…Punk you’d better back up…Try and play the role and yo the whole crew will act up.” House of Pain, “Jump Around”

13. “Don’t want to leave you really. I’ve invested too much time to give you up that easy to the doubts that complicate your mind.” Pat Benatar, “We Belong”

14. “Never gonna stop, give it up. Such a dirty mind.” The Knack, “My Sharona”

15. “Close the city, and tell the people that something’s coming to call…” Black Sabbath, “The Mob Rules”

16. “My mind is clearer now. At last, all to well, I can see where we all soon will be.” “Heaven On Their Minds” from Jesus Christ Superstar

17. “There’s dancing behind movie scenes, behind the movie scenes – Sadi Rani” Cornershop, “Brimful of Asha”

18. “…And then there’s those other things which for several reasons we won’t mention.” Rufus Wainwright, “Cigarettes & Chocolate Milk”

19. “When I looked in her eyes they were blue but nobody home” David Bowie, “Scary Monsters (and Super Creeps)”

20. “I miss him…that man I almost met. How can it be that we shared a secret?” Natacha Atlas, “One Brief Moment”

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