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Step 1: Put your music player on shuffle.
Step 2: Post the first line from the first 40 songs that play, no matter how embarrassing.
Step 3: Strike through the songs when someone guesses both artist and track correctly. Remove from the list when guessed.
Step 4: For those who are guessing -- looking the lyrics up on a search engine is cheating, and really, an awful lot of work. Also Santa will know and give you coal for Xmas.

Complete list of answers!
1 Rasputina, Rose K
2 My Scarlet Life, This Fine Line
3 Shriekback, Exquisite Corpse
4 Dresden Dolls, Androgynous (cover)
5 Crematory, Time For Tears
6 Spahn Ranch, Vortex
7 T.O.Y., Dream With Me
8 Nanochrist, I, Robot
9 Deathboy, We Will Destroy
10 The Cure, Open
11 Penal Colony, Third Life
12 Nick Cave, (Are You) The One That I've Been Waiting For
13 Amanda Palmer, Astronaut: A Short History of Nearly Nothing
14 David Bowie, Everyone Says 'Hi'
15 Black Tape For a Blue Girl, Our Future Imagined
16 And One, To Get You Closer
17 The Changelings, Outrun Your Fears
18 Apoptygma Berzerk, Deep Red
19 KOMPRESSOR, Kompressor Middle School
20 Front 242, Im Rhythmus Bleiben
21 The Dresden Dolls, Girl Anachronism
22 This Ascension, In The Flat Fields (cover)
23 RHPS cast, Rose Tint My World
24 Swarf, Vision
25 New Order, Chemical
26 L7, (Right On) Thru
27 David Bowie, Within You
28 KMFDM, Waste
29 The Cure, Round and Round and Round...
30 The Vampire Beach Babes, Tomb Mau Mau
31 A Perfect Circle, Renholder
32 Evil Dead Cast, Cabin in the Woods
33 Killing Joke, Love Like Blood
34 Ohgr, Suhleap
35 Einsturzende Neubauten, Ein Stuhl in der Holle
36 Johnny Cash, Hurt
37 Bauhaus, Hollow Hills
38 Rotersand, Move On
39 Rita Lynch, Call Me Your Girlfriend
40 Strong Bad, Strong Bad Techno

  1. She doesn't know the man who tries to push her wheelchair
    in the sand
    Rose K. by Rasputina, guessed by corwin77

  2. I walk alone on the fine line

  3. Up the stairs, go through the cupboards, secrets are to
    Shriekback, Exquisite Corpse, guessed by diaphoni

  4. Here come Dick, he's wearing a skirt
    Androgynous, originally by someone other than the Dresden Dolls. (The Replacements) *Cover*. Guessed by corwin77

  5. Time for tears - caught in fire

  6. Cleanse this disease

  7. Stars you try to catch so close to the sky

  8. Shutting out external stimuli, like you and all your hurt and lies

  9. We will destroy

  10. I really don't know what I'm doing here

  11. Roadkill fascination, Isn't that the way to do it

  12. I've felt you coming girl, as you drew near

  13. Is it enough to have some love? Amanda Palmer,
    Astronaut: A Short History of Nearly Nothing, guessed by corwin77

  14. Said you took a big trip, they said you'd moved
    David Bowie, Everyone Says "Hi", guessed by marev

  15. i wish we could return

  16. Receiving you, the games we ever knew now And One, Get You Closer, guessed by rednikki

  17. Outrun your fears

  18. Deep red is blurring my eyes

  19. Take your books out, and read them to the end

  20. Einatmen, ausatmen, einatmen, ausatmen

  21. Well you can tell by the scars on my arms The Dresden Dolls, Girl Anachronism, guessed by mycrazyhair

  22. A gut pull drag on me *Cover*

  23. It was great when it all began mcroft has guessed that this is from RHPS. poeticalpanther got the title - Rose Tint My World

  24. Stand on the edge where the vision is clear

  25. Any kind of fool with the will to live

  26. Well I hate the rain when I drive L7, (Right on)
    Thru, guessed by diaphoni

  27. How you turn my world you precious thing David Bowie, Within Youtryslora got it.

  28. What I don't know I don't like

  29. Round and round and round we go! Round and Round
    and Round... by the Cure, guessed by athena_51

  30. So where is this great vampire? Tomb Mau Mau by the Vampire Beach Babes, guessed by misslynx

  31. Humble and helpless, learning to pray ? by A Perfect Circle, band
    guessed by diaphoni

  32. We're all taking a car, and we're driving really
    Evil Dead Cast, Cabin in the Woods, Guessed by corwin77

  33. We must play our lives like soldiers in the field Love Like Blood by the Killing Joke, guessed by rednikki

  34. crashes time out of place facing take off faster

  35. Ein stuhl in der hölle Einsturzende Neubauten, band guessed by

  36. I hurt myself today *Cover* Johnny Cash covering NiN's Hurt, guessed by mcroft

  37. Ancient earthwork fort and barrow

  38. Searching for silence, escaping the pain

  39. Lover didn't need you, lover didn't want you

  40. The System is down Strong Bad Techno, by Strong
    Bad. Guessed by corwin77


( 38 comments — Leave a comment )
Dec. 6th, 2008 02:24 pm (UTC)
36 hurt, johnny cash(--or else kermit the frog)
23 rhps, dammit, I forget the title
Dec. 6th, 2008 02:42 pm (UTC)
Yup, it was the Johnny Cash version. And you're right on 23.
(no subject) - poeticalpanther - Dec. 6th, 2008 03:38 pm (UTC) - Expand
(no subject) - curgoth - Dec. 6th, 2008 06:48 pm (UTC) - Expand
(no subject) - kalivor - Dec. 6th, 2008 06:40 pm (UTC) - Expand
Dec. 6th, 2008 02:24 pm (UTC)
#36 is obvious, but the question is which cover? The cover I have happens to be Johnny Cash's cover of "Hurt" (which yeah, that doomsday voice and those lyrics... mmm...), but I remember seeing at least one more out there recently and I am totally failing on remembering who did it.
Dec. 6th, 2008 02:43 pm (UTC)
Johnny Cash.

I haven't run into another cover recently, unless you count Lore's Nine Inch Noels.
(no subject) - tryslora - Dec. 6th, 2008 02:50 pm (UTC) - Expand
Dec. 6th, 2008 02:51 pm (UTC)
Oh, and is #27 "As the World Falls Down" by Bowie in Labyrinth?
Dec. 6th, 2008 03:16 pm (UTC)
You are very close...
(no subject) - tryslora - Dec. 6th, 2008 04:02 pm (UTC) - Expand
(no subject) - curgoth - Dec. 6th, 2008 06:41 pm (UTC) - Expand
Dec. 6th, 2008 03:38 pm (UTC)
21 - "Girl Anachronism" by Dresden Dolls
Dec. 6th, 2008 06:48 pm (UTC)
Dec. 6th, 2008 06:58 pm (UTC)
Wow, other than the Johnny Cash cover of NIN I got nothin'. Truly sad.
Dec. 6th, 2008 07:44 pm (UTC)
Don't feel bad - this is my music, and I wouldn't get more than 50% here. I had to trust the internet for the lyrics to a couple because I've *never* been able to make them out clearly.
Dec. 6th, 2008 10:35 pm (UTC)
I believe #30 is "Tomb Mau Mau" by the Vampire Beach Babes.

Apart from that, I don't recognize any of the others except ones that have already been guessed.
Dec. 6th, 2008 11:40 pm (UTC)
Dec. 6th, 2008 10:58 pm (UTC)
yeah this is difficult.

I'm thinking maybe some of these deserved two lines.

29 is putting me in mind of The Cure but I'm not sure.
Dec. 6th, 2008 11:49 pm (UTC)
Some of them I did bring along a bit more than the first line to try to make it easier.

And The Cure is probably the right way to be thinking for 29.
Dec. 6th, 2008 11:05 pm (UTC)
Number 14 is Everyone says "Hi" by David Bowie

and I want to say number 35 is Neubauten, just because it sounds German, but really I have no other basis for that guess.
Dec. 6th, 2008 11:55 pm (UTC)
Correct on 14, and you're right on the band for 35.
Dec. 8th, 2008 03:29 pm (UTC)
1. Rose K. - Rasputina
40. Strong Bad Techno song? - Strong Bad?
Dec. 8th, 2008 04:03 pm (UTC)
WAIT! Also 13. Astronaut - Amanda Palmer...now you have to get the Amanda Palmer one off of mine.
(no subject) - corwin77 - Dec. 8th, 2008 04:07 pm (UTC) - Expand
Dec. 8th, 2008 07:52 pm (UTC)
32. Cabin in the Woods - Evil Dead the Musical soundtrack
Dec. 8th, 2008 07:53 pm (UTC)
Took you long enough.
(no subject) - corwin77 - Dec. 8th, 2008 08:12 pm (UTC) - Expand
Dec. 8th, 2008 08:32 pm (UTC)
10. The Cure - Not sure of the song, but I think the album it's from is Wish.

29. Love and Rockets - Ball of Confusion
Dec. 8th, 2008 08:44 pm (UTC)
10 - yes on both counts
29 - Nope. Though I wonder if if I have the L+R track and if it also starts with the same line. olletho seemed to think it was the Cure, and she wasn't wrong...

Edited at 2008-12-08 09:26 pm (UTC)
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Dec. 8th, 2008 09:26 pm (UTC)
Dec. 9th, 2008 12:49 am (UTC)
Ach, missed a few I knew.

16. Receiving you, the games we ever knew now

-David Bowie? Maybe?

I probably should know some of the others, but they may be lyrics I can't comprehend...
Dec. 9th, 2008 03:19 am (UTC)
Hmm. There are a few you might get if you paid close attention to the CDs I burned you, way back when.

16., though, is not Bowie.
(no subject) - night__watch - Dec. 10th, 2008 12:10 pm (UTC) - Expand
Dec. 9th, 2008 03:19 am (UTC)
16. Get You Closer by And One
33. A Love Like Blood by Killing Joke
Dec. 9th, 2008 03:20 am (UTC)
Right on both counts.
Dec. 9th, 2008 07:41 pm (UTC)
3:Shriekback Exquisite Corpse
26: L7(right on) thru
31 A Perfect Circle Thomas

and I r done until I'm more caffinated
Dec. 15th, 2008 04:17 pm (UTC)
Right on 3 and 26, wrong song title on 31...
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