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You know the deal: I post a bunch of lyric fragments and you have to name the songs they are from (title and artist). Some are easy, others are semi-obscure. The first person to identify each song wins that question.
  1. "we live always underground" - New Order, "Leave Me Alone" (fact244)
  2. "I told you everything I could just to get you in the mood" - The Hummingbirds, "Blush" (surfacenoise)
  3. "a hand over my mouth, a hand over the window" - Belle & Sebastian - "Seeing Other People" (hazyjayne)
  4. "arrested by the boulevard, a broken neck a stolen car"
  5. "nothing is so complete but we couldn't care
  6. "spray-on snow, coloured flashing lights, and an artificial christmas tree" Black Box Recorder - "Child Psychology" (addedentry)
  7. "I can't paint pictures of you, for I have no oils that deep blue"
  8. "okay, let's pedestrianise the high street"
  9. "he killed a policeman when he was 13, and somehow that really impressed me" - The Smiths, "I Want The One I Can't Have" (icecreaman)
  10. "ride with me to the next station; I want to spend another half hour with you" - The Field Mice, "So Said Kay" (surfacenoise)
  11. "and maybe you're right but this is my song" - Lush, "Hypocrite" (surfacenoise)
  12. "you should be less obvious, I don't think you're smart enough"
  13. "fill these spaces up with days" - Azure Ray, "Sleep" (fact244)
  14. "I will remain, as the ghost in fading pages" - The Paradise Motel, "Ashes" (ms_liv)
  15. "some places are too much, some places are forbidden"
  16. "shadows blue and red" - Radiohead, "The Gloaming" (strangehours)
  17. "how much is the fish? does the fish have chips?"
  18. "walking in circles around me watching my breath freeze"
  19. "but where you go I cannot follow"
  20. "today I watched the colours fade" - Slowdive, "Primal" (fact244)
  21. "one day, when the world is set to right" - Another Sunny Day, "You Should All Be Murdered" (surfacenoise)
  22. "your minds are just the same as mine except that you're a clever swine" - Pulp, "I Spy" (icecreaman)
  23. "and if you're angry about the fact that it's red"
  24. "give me all your money, just to cover you, cover you with honey" - The Glove, "Mr. Alphabet Says" (strangehours)
Answers here.
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On April 20th, 2005 09:00 am (UTC), hazyjayne commented:
3. Seeing Other People - Belle and Sebastian
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On April 20th, 2005 09:18 am (UTC), icecreaman commented:
9. I want the one I can't have ~ The Smiths

22. I spy ~ Pulp
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On April 20th, 2005 09:18 am (UTC), addedentry commented:
6. Black Box Recorder - Child Psychology
9. The Smiths - I Want The One I Can't Have
22. Pulp - I Spy
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On April 20th, 2005 10:04 am (UTC), kineticfactory replied:
Re: Your turn
6 is SNOG, "Corporate Slave" (I think; my second guess is "Born To Be Mild"). don't recognise any of the others, though #2 sounds a bit like The Cure, and #3 seems oddly familiar. Is #7 VNV Nation?
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On April 20th, 2005 11:10 am (UTC), kineticfactory replied:
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3's not from the second track from Skinny Puppy's Cleanse, Fold and Manipulate, is it? (That's the only SP album I listened to much.)

I'm not familiar with the Legendary Pink Dots, the Creatures or (I'm embarrassed to say) Kate Bush. The others I'll get back to you on a bit later, assuming they come to me.
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On April 20th, 2005 11:42 am (UTC), kineticfactory replied:
Re: Your turn
#2 is The Cure, "M".
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On April 20th, 2005 10:25 am (UTC), fact244 replied:
no. 14 sounds like it might be paradise motel...
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On April 20th, 2005 10:35 am (UTC), kineticfactory replied:
That it very well might...
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On April 20th, 2005 10:10 am (UTC), fact244 commented:
numero uno is "leave me alone" by new order from power, corruption & lies.
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On April 20th, 2005 10:16 am (UTC), fact244 commented:
number 20 i think might be a song from slowdive's first album, maybe "primal"?
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On April 20th, 2005 10:34 am (UTC), kineticfactory replied:
"Primal" is correct.
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On April 20th, 2005 02:39 pm (UTC), ms_liv commented:
14. p.motel ashes
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On April 21st, 2005 04:18 am (UTC), kineticfactory replied:
Yes.
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On April 20th, 2005 07:15 pm (UTC), bluestate commented:
is 4 "central reservation" by beth orton?
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On April 21st, 2005 04:13 am (UTC), kineticfactory replied:
No.
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On April 20th, 2005 09:56 pm (UTC), fact244 commented:
13 might be (i think) azure ray "sleep"... i'm terrible at remembering lyrics.
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On April 21st, 2005 04:18 am (UTC), kineticfactory replied:
That it indeed is.
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