The Emerald City

my life in six words.

Posted in Uncategorized by Scaramouche on 31 August, 2008

Erased his lies. Thank you, love.


Posted in Uncategorized by Scaramouche on 29 August, 2008

Smile (almost certainly a reprint)

Posted in music,random by Scaramouche on 24 August, 2008

1. Put Your iTunes, Windows Media Player, ETC on Shuffle.
2. For each question, press the next button to get your answer.
4. Put any comments in brackets after the song name.
5.Put this on your journal.

1. If someone says, “Is this okay?” You say?
Remember Remember – Dario Marianelli

2. How would you describe yourself?
I Me Mine — The Beatles

3. What do you like in a guy/girl?
I Want To Break Free — Queen

4. How do you feel today?
Maggie Mae — The Beatles

5. What is your life’s purpose?
Getting Better — The Beatles

6. What is your motto?
For Crying Out Loud — Meat Loaf

7. What do your friends think of you?
Sahara — Nightwish

8. What do you think of your parents?
Relax, Take It Easy — Mika

9. What do you think about very often?
A Little Fall Of Rain — Les Miserables

10. What is 2 + 2?
The Prophet’s Song — Queen

11. What do you think of your best friend?
Dream — Quo Vadis

12. What do you think of the person you like?
Crazy Man Michael — Natalie Merchant
[I have a crush on a boy named Michael…]

13. What is your life story?
If It Ain’t Broke, Break It — Meat Loaf

14. What do you want to be when you grow up?
Little Red Light — Fountains of Wayne

15. What do you think of when you see the person you like?
One Vision — Queen

16. What will you dance to at your wedding?
The Loser In The End — Queen

17. What will they play at your funeral?
Machine — Josh Groban

18. What is your hobby/interest?
Hey There Delilah — Plain White Tees

19. What is your biggest fear?
“Governments Should Be Afraid Of Their People…” — Dario Marianelli

20. What is your biggest secret?
Here Comes The Sun — The Beatles

21. What do you think of your friends?
Playing To Win — Wayne Krawchuk

22. What will you post this as?
Smile — Left From Right

And one more. . .

Posted in Uncategorized by Scaramouche on 6 August, 2008


How am I feeling today?
History — Tenacious D
Will I get far in life?
Death On Two Legs (Dedicated To…) — Queen
How do my friends see me?
Playing to Win — Wayne Krawchuk
Will I get married?
Billy Brown — Mika
(And then he will fall in love with another man. Yay.)
Where will I get married?
A Sentimental Man — Wicked
What is my best friend’s theme song?
Flying Home (Scat Version) — Ella Fitzgerald
What is the story of my life?
Sheena Is A Punk Rocker — The Ramones
(actually, quite.)
What is/was highschool like?
Tony The Tour Guide — Flight of the Conchords
How can I get ahead in life?
Heaven’s Light Hell’s Fire — The Hunchback of Notre Dame
What is the best thing about me?
My Heart Will Go On — Celine Dion
What is today going to be like?
So She Dances — Josh Groban
What is in store for this week?
Off By Heart — City And Colour
What is in store for this weekend?
I Will Always Return — Bryan Adams
What song describes my mom?
Sally Ann — Natalie Merchant
What song describes my dad?
How Long Must This Go On? — Beauty and the Beast
To describe my grandparents?
Canon in D — Pachelbel
How is my life going?
The Loser In The End — Queen
What song will they play at my funeral?
One Small Kindness — Wayne Krawchuk
How does the world see me?
Nothing I’ve Ever Known — Bryan Adams
Will I have a happy life?
In The Water I Am Beautiful — City And Colour
What do my friends really think of me?
Don’t Stop Believing — Journey
Do people secretly lust after me?
On The Road Again — Canned Heat
How can I make myself happy?
Sam Malone — City And Colour
What should I do with my life?
Rebel, Rebel — David Bowie
Will I ever have children?
The Bagman’s Gambit — The Decemberists
What is some good advice for me?
Intro — Prozzak
How will i be remembered?
One Short Day — Wicked
What is my signature dancing song?
Ogre Battle (Remix) — Queen
What is my current theme song?
Erase — Mika
(ooooh, yes.)
What does everyone else think my current theme song is?
Little Man, What Now — Morrissey
What type of men/women do you like?
Nighthawk Postcards (From Easy Street) — Tom Waits

Opening Credits:
The Point of No Return — Phantom of the Opera
Waking Up:
Green Finch and Linnet Bird — Sweeney Todd
First Day At School:
Fixing A Hole — The Beatles
Falling In Love:
Gloria in D Major – Gloria In Excelsis Deo — Great Choral Classics
Fight Song:
Mack The Knife — Ella Fitzgerald
Breaking Up:
Wasted Youth — Meat Loaf
Where The Rubber Meets The Road — Meat Loaf
Life’s OK:
In The Car — Barenaked Ladies
Mental Breakdown:
Johanna (Reprise) — Sweeney Todd
Wisemen — James Blunt
45 Seconds of Ecstasy — Meat Loaf
Getting Back Together:
By The Sea — Sweeney Todd
Us And Them — Pink Floyd
(those two actually work very well together)
Birth of Child:
Wait — Sweeney Todd
Final Battle:
Come Together — The Beatles
Death Scene:
The Cat And The Moon — Lord of the Rings Original London Cast
Funeral Song:
Polythene Pam — The Beatles
End Credits:
Honestly OK — Dido

How am I feeling today?
Get Off My Back — Bryan Adams
Will I get far in life?
Life Is A Lemon And I Want My Money Back — Meat Loaf
How do my friends see me?
Helpless — k.d. lang
Who will I marry?
Coronation Anthems: IV – The King Shall Rejoice — Great Choral Classics
(oooh, a king!)
What is my best friend’s theme song?
Blitzkrieg Bop — The Ramones
What is the story of my life?
My Heart Will Go On — James Galway
What is highschool like?
Dancing Through Life — Wicked
How can I get ahead in life?
The Almighty Dollar — Ozzy Osbourne
What is the best thing about me?
Where I Go — Natalie Merchant
How is today going to be?
Isn’t Love A Curious Thing — Wayne Krawchuk
What is in store for this weekend?
Clueless — Left From Right
What song describes my parents?
All I Ask Of You — The Phantom of the Opera
To describe my grandparents?
Objects In The Rear View Mirror May Appear Closer Than They Are — Meat Loaf
How is my life going?
Everyday I Have The Blues — Count Basie
What song will they play at my funeral?
No Bravery — James Blunt
How does the world see me?
My Interpretation — Mika
Will I have a happy life?
The Jig — J.S. Bach
Will I have children?
Stabat Mater — Great Choral Classics
(“mater” means “Mother”… so that’s a yes, I think.)
What was my childhood like?
The Sporting Life — The Decemberists
What is some good advice for me?
Let It Be — The Beatles
How will I be remembered?
My Baby Just Cares For Me — Nina Simone
What is my signature dancing song?
Master Exploder — Tenacious D
What is my current theme song?
Desolation Row — Bob Dylan
What does everyone else thing my theme is?
If I Can’t Love Her — Beauty and the Beast
What song describes my mood right now?
Here’s To The Night — Eve 6
What song do I listen to when Im depressed?
Down On Penny’s Farm — Natalie Merchant
Nightmare — Eve 6
Beethoven: Symphony #9 in D Minor, “Choral” – 3. Adagio Molto E Cantabile
On Your Shore — Enya
What type of girls/guys do I go for?
For The Heart I Once Had — Nightwish
What type goes for me?
Bye Bye Beautiful — Nightwish
What should I be doing right now?
Can’t Take My Eyes Off of You — Frankie Valley and the Four Seasons
What is in store for the future?
Two of Us — The Beatles
How was your past?
I Will Always Return (Finale) — Bryan Adams

Ok, Now just name the songs as they come
Grizabella — Cats
2- Lips of an Angel — Hinder
3- Njosnavelin — Sigur Ros
4- Chorus: Ye Are Not Of The Flesh — Great Choral Classics
5- Bad For Good — Meat Loaf
6- Lullaby — Josh Groban
7- You’re My Best Friend — Queen
8- Enemy — Eve 6
9- Now Or Never — Josh Groban
10- Human Again — Beauty and the Beast

oh, shut up.

Posted in Uncategorized by Scaramouche on 6 August, 2008


Put your iPod of shuffle and fill in the first 10 songs.

1) Turning Japanese — The Vapors
2) Maggie May — Rod Stewart
3) We Will Rock You — Queen
4) Sweet Lady — Queen
5) What A Wonderful World — Louis Armstrong
6) Cerebration — Euphoria’s Depression
7) Can’t Buy Me Love — The Beatles
8) When Did You Fall — Chris Rice
9) Gloria In D Major – Gratia Agimus Tibi — Great Choral Classics
10) T.B. Sheets — Van Morrison (and that basically sums up my entire musical taste)

Random shuffle ( fill in the name of the song after each phrase)

I like to… Monstro — Meat Loaf
Whoa! You are going to… House Carpenter — Natalie Merchant
Why are they so… Mexican Wine — Fountains of Wayne
I am… Out Tonight — Rent
I am going to tell you to eat my… Valerie — Dario Marianelli
My life is… The Mariner’s Revenge Song — The Decemberists
School is… New Kid (On The Block) — Barenaked Ladies
I love… Sleep With Myself — Prozzak
I would go gay for… Below (Live Intro) — Meat Loaf
Hey! This is… 16 Military Wives — The Decemberists
Peaches ‘n’… Ogre Battle — Queen
Highway to… Forrest Gump Suite — James Galway
Don’t go chasing… The Divide — Tenacious D
Do you… Starlight Hour — Ella Fitzgerald
Is there any… The Girl From Ipanema — Stan Getz
Where is the… Lay Your World On Me — Ozzy Osbourne
I am walking in the…  Bird Gerhl — Antony & The Johnsons
Tell me your… You’re Beautiful — James Blunt
My favorite… I Can’t Stand Losing You — The Police

Go to the ” Artists” menu who are the frist 5 artists?
1) Aerosmith
2) The Band
3) Barenaked Ladies
4) The Beatles
5) Ben Folds Five

Use the “Albums” section to complete these sentences.

I think I will… Smile For The Camera
I am learning to… Let It Be
Oh look a… Strange Animal
Get up and… Moondance
Tell me the meaning of.. Life in Cartoon Motion
That’s not applesauce that’s… Collectible Spoons
That ain’t mustard that’s just… Gordon
Can you see the… Love Song
Can you smell the… Hot Show
That is so… Picaresque
Do you think she will… Wish You Were Here

Now, answer these questions.
Does your iPod have a name? If not give it one right now… Jellybean is its name.
How many songs does you iPod have on it right now? 935
Who got the iPod for you? My parents.
What color is it? Blue-green
Does it have a cover? What color? It doesn’t. My old iPod had a white cover.
How many songs can it hold? No idea. It’s 8gig, though.

OK OK last section!

Does your iPod have any pictures on it? Nope.
Do you listen to it everyday? I try to.
Do you wish that it didn’t take so long to charge? Sometimes. It’s annoying to have to wait hours and hours.
Do you like iTunes? Meh. It’s better than the other stuff. I do wish it wouldn’t make my songs fade out though.
Do you steal music but downloading it illegally? Only a little…
Would you ever go back to using a walkman or whatever? GOD NO. Used to be I had to take CDs to school, or everywhere I went, and now it’s so much better.