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Big boffo lyrics quiz

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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