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Friday, March 10, 2006

iTunes quizzy...

I'm a sucker for this sort of thing.
Someone posted this on last.fm...

My iTunes...

Sort by song title:
-First Song: 'It's a Good Life If You Don't Weaken' / The Tragically Hip
-Last Song: Your Sweet Voice / Matthew Sweet

Sort by time:
-Shortest Song: One Last "Whoo-Hoo!" For the Pullman / Sufjan Stevens
-Longest Song: Sister Ray / The Velvet Underground

Sort by album:
-First Song: Welcome to the New Regime / Steve Wynn (from ...tick...tick...tick)
-Last Song: Gideon / My Morning Jacket (from Z)

Top 15 Most Played Songs:
1. Don't Ask Why / Ron Sexsmith
2. Heavy Metal Drummer / Wilco
3. So Come Back, I Am Waiting / Okkervil River
4. Kansas City / Okkervil River
5. Heart with No Companion / Ron Sexsmith
6. Landed / Ben Folds
7. There She Goes, My Beautiful World / Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds
8. Luckiest Man Alive / Finn Brothers
9. Via Chicago / Wilco
10. I Just Want to Live / Josh Rouse
11. The Bleeding Heart Show / The New Pornographers
12. Twee / Tullycraft
13. Feeling of Gaze / Twilight Singers
14. Ashes / Embrace
15. The Rescue Blues / Ryan Adams

First ten songs that come up on Shuffle:
One X One / Paul Weller
She's So High / Blur
Louise Louise / Orange Juice
Truth / Neil Finn
Kaleidoscope / Ride
Shiver / Kitchens of Distinction
I Want You / Spiritualized
Fisherman's Blues / Waterboys
Johnny and Mary / Robert Palmer
A Person Isn't Safe Anywhere These Days / The Chameleons

Search ....
"sex", how many songs come up?: 19, but 17 of those are from Ron Sexsmith
"love", how many songs come up?: 125
"you", how many songs come up?: 247
"death", how many songs come up? 6
"hate", how many songs come up? 3 (Three different versions of The Dream Syndicate's "Whatever You Please")
"wish" how many songs come up? 5

Five "wish" songs:
Things I Wish I Had Said / The Chameleons
Wishing I Was There / Natalie Imbrulglia
Wish You Were Her / Billy Bragg
Wishing Well / Hunters and Collectors
Hurt (I Wish) / Sjako!

3 Comments:

Anonymous Tim said...

The 'shortest song' entry reminds me of the time I did an entire radio show of songs under 2 minutes long.... that was kinda stressful, but HUGE fun!

11:11 PM  
Blogger Karim Amir said...

Wow, that is stressful! I never envied the DJs that did the punk rock show (Raucous Waves). Me, I'd put on a 10-15 minutes songs when I could.

10:22 PM  
Anonymous Tim said...

ha! One of the legends at my station was 'long song weekend' - it was break week and some of the people around were building a new production studio, so they just started playing nothing but 30 minute songs all day long while they worked! There was a whole lot of progressive rock played that weekend....

5:23 PM  

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