music challenge

Challenged by Amardeep, I offer you the following:

1. Total amount of music files on your computer.

4768 songs, or 22.34 gigabytes.

2. The CD you last bought is…

Beautiful Dreamer: the Songs of Stephen Foster

3. What is the song you last listened to before reading this message

“Until the Led,” by Vic Chesnutt.

4. Write down 5 songs you often listen to or that mean a lot to you.

Just five? Okay…

5. Who are you going to pass this stick to?

Anyone who reads this and wants to participate.

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7 thoughts on “music challenge

  1. Oooh, I’ll play!
    1. 1352 songs, 5.56 GB
    2 Jill Scott, “Words and Music Pt. 2”
    3. Air, “Surfing on a Rocket”
    4. (1) Hole, “Boys on the Radio”
    (2) Public Enemy, “Revolverlution”
    (3) Coldplay, “Amsterdam”
    (4) Liz Phair, “Big Tall Man”
    (5) Cat Power, “Taking People”
    (Just five is _very_ tough . . . )

  2. Ah, G2, Stephen Foster! I was just humming Beautiful Dreamer the other day. Wonder how many of our generation remember singing his songs in third and fourth grade music class? Thanks for the nostalgia–and do provide a review of the CD. Would like to know what you think….

  3. Alright, alright..
    1. 1153 songs. I’ve limited the numbers because of my small HD
    2. Grant Lee Phillips: Mobilize
    3. Belle & Sebastian: She’s Losing It
    4.
    a) The Beatles – A Day in the Life
    b) The Mutton Birds – She’s Been Talking
    c) Split Enz – Matinee Idyll (129)
    d) Radiohead – Paranoid Android
    e) Stone Roses – Fool’s Gold
    (that was _difficult_)

  4. Ok… I guess it’s time to stop lurking… :)

    1. According to the disk analyser I just ran 23,907 songs, 53.4 GB… Yeah, I know.

    2. Rock ‘N’ Roll Pony – Gina Villalobos (ok, well I ordered it online last Friday… that counts, right?)

    3. Something Hot by The Afghan Whigs (on my webcast)

    4. Going more for songs that provoke an emotional response than for songs I play alot…
    a) Snow Come Down – Lori Carson
    b) The Beautiful Ones – Prince
    c) Eileen – Butch Hancock (of the Flatlanders)
    d) Follow You Down – Alejandro Escovedo
    e) Anywhere’s Better Than Here – The Replacements

    Can’t believe I don’t have room for any Journey… ;)

  5. 1. 3586 (15.36 GB)
    2. The Hate Yourself Change, by Neva Dinova
    3. “A Contest Featuring Human Beings,” by Guided by Voices
    4. 5 songs:
    i. “Passenger Side,” by Wilco
    ii. “Joyride,” by Built to Spill
    iii. “Gold Star for Robot Boy,” by Guided by Voices
    iv. “405,” by Death Cab for Cutie
    v. “Landslide Baby,” by Beulah

  6. 1. Total amount of music files on your computer.
    2,964 songs or 8.2 days or 11.36 GB
    2. The CD you last bought is…
    “Vespertine” by Bjrk
    3. What is the song you last listened to before reading this message
    “Dunkle Nacht (extended mix)” by Dreamasters featuring Harika
    4. Write down 5 songs you often listen to or that mean a lot to you.
    – “Before the Deluge” by Jackson Browne
    – “Give It All Away” by World Party
    – “Le Plat Pays” by Jacques Brel
    – “The River” by Bruce Springsteen
    – “Liefdeslied” by Herman van Veen

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