Monday, January 9, 2012

Will You Follow Me - iPod Shuffle Says...

Some time last year I came across this music meme that I thought would be fun to try out, but I ended up going on hiatus before I ever got around to it, so the meme was saved as a draft for me to work on later.

Well, now is definitely later, so let me first tell you guys how this meme works, and then I'll share my answers.


1. Put your iPod, MP3 player, or whatever you listen to on shuffle
2. For each question, hit the next button to get your answer
3. You must write that song down, no matter how silly it sounds

Alright, now here's what happened when I sat down earlier this morning and pressed play...

1. If someone asks you "Are you okay?," you say:
"Mother's of the Disappeared" - U2
~ Hmm, not to make light of what this song is about, but there are days when I feel like I've been abducted by aliens.

2. How would you describe yourself?
"VCR" - The xx
~ I know myself, I'm comfortable with myself, I like to replay things over in my mind... um, okay, sure...

3. What do you like in a guy or girl?
"Little Feeling" - Leona Cassanova
~ More like little talking... (wink wink)

4. How do you feel today?
"Breathless" - Cat Power
~ I couldn't have said it any better myself.

5. What is your life's purpose?
"Be Here Now" - Ray Lamontagne
~ Whoa, that is so bang on.

6. What's your motto?
"Hand Covers Bruise" - Trent Rezner
~ Uh, nope... iPod shuffle fail.

7. What do your friends think of you?
"Who Will Comfort Me" - Melody Gardot
~ Hmm, maybe for a while after the whole HWSNBN and my Ex saga, but surely not now.

8. What do your parents think of you?
"Comme Une Fille" - Holden
~ Translation: Like a girl. OK, that is too weird. I guess I will always be their little girl.

9. What do you think of often?
"There's Only Me" - Rob Dougan
~ Uh, yeah!! lol OK, seriously, I'm not that self-centered.

10. What is 2 + 2?
"Hate" - Jay-Z, ft. Kanye West
~ So, 2-2 is love? I dunno...

11. What do you think of your best friend?
"Let Your Loss Be Your Lesson" - Robert Plant
~ Oh, Amen, Praise the Lord, Hallelujah! (you'd have to know the story behind this to fully understand)

12. What is your life story?
"Stand Up Comedy" - U2
~ Oh, iPod, you so funny. lol

13. What do you want to be when you grow up?
"Imagination Limitation" - Henrick Shawarz
~ Uh, translation, please. No, seriously. I think the song is in Swedish.

14. What do you think when you see the person you like?
"Worried Man" - Paolo Nutini
~ Oops, another iPod shuffle fail.

15. What will you dance to on your wedding's 4th anniversary?
"Blue Light" - Mazzy Star
~ Um, a little depressing for an anniversary.

16. What will they play at your funeral?
"A Call From the Vatican" - Penelope Cruz (Nine Soundtrack)
~ "Coochie coochie coochie coo..." Uh, I don't think so!!

17. What is your hobby or interest?
"Future Markets" - Jonny Greenwood
~ Yeah, I'm secretly preparing for when I finally leave the food industry behind to start working on Wall Street... NOT!

18. What is your biggest fear?
"L'Assassinat de Carala" - Miles Davis
~ Uh, more like my own assassination by one of my crazy customers!

19. What is your biggest secret?
"American Dreaming" - Dead Can Dance
~ OK, how did my iPod know I want to move to California?

20. What do you want right now?
"Distance and Time" - Alicia Keys
~ Oh, yes, please!!

21. What do you think of your friends?
"For Your Own Benefit" - Philip Glass
~ EW!! I think not! (this song is about satisfying needs, if you know what I mean)

22. When you're rushing to the toilet, what do you think?
"Never Change" - Jay-Z
~ More like gotta pee, gotta pee!

23. The person you hate the most is standing in front of you. What do you tell them?
"I Get Along Without You Very Well" - Chet Baker
~ Oh, h*ll, yeah!! iPod shuffle success!

24. You just won the lottery. What do you sing?
"The Money Train" - Nick Cave
~ Double h*ll, yeah! Woooo woooo!!

25. What will you post this meme as?
"Will You Follow Me" - Rob Dougan
~ Haha, yes! New blog followers are always welcome. :)


  1. Excellent meme! I'm not sure I'd want to see my answers. My iPod music seems to stink lately.

  2. @Stef thanks for always coming by.


  3. @Travel, I was a little afraid myself because my Ipod has so much stuff on it. Thanks for your constant support.


  4. How fun! Do you know I'm probably the only person that doesn't have an iPod??

  5. @Chrissy my mother and my sister don't have one so your good. I have 3 and that's a bit Thanks for stopping in.


  6. jb! lovely to see you. I came a couple of times but no updates, so I gave up :) Nice to see you. But can you make it so that your comments can be replied to?! :))

  7. @Barja yes no problem. Thanks for stopping in really appreciate it. I know went on a little hiatus but now I am back.


  8. Just letting you know I followed you, you can follow me here:

  9. sorry I meant this blog:

  10. @Awwsumkitteh thanks for becoming a follower much appreciated. And yes I found your blog.


  11. Happy New Year to you - glad to be back! I'll play this just as soon as I get an ipod... :-)

  12. @Glen I still use a turntable I just like to sound modern. Thanks for coming by means alot. As for Ipods they are a little overrated.


  13. nope - I started this as I was reading your post, but the results were too abominable ... I mean, I've never had to use that word in public before so that should give you an idea of how badly the experiment turned out.


  14. @Jonas thank-you for dropping by and I'm sorry that perhaps it did not turn out the way you wanted it. I hope that maybe the next time it goes much better.

    Take Good Care,

  15. Okay, your comment on 2+2 was so funny! I'm going to have to listen to one of these songs!

  16. @allison if only it were that easy. Thanks for stopping in. Happy to make you lol.



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