Say what? Find out what your favorite artists are singing.
By Sean Doorly
How many times have you listened to a song and made up your own lyrics?
You're singing along, happily oblivious, until your friend tells you that
you're completely wrong -- Beyonce was singing "Got me looking so
crazy right now," and not "Got me looking so lazy right now."
We hear you -- let Channel One tune your lyrical ear. In our quiz, you'll
discover the correct lyrics to songs from Evanescence, Britney Spears,
Relient K and more. Along the way, stuff your head with some useless trivia.
Amy Lee of Evanescence is tired of what in "My Immortal"?
"I'm so tired of being in fear"
"I'm so tired of being here"
Answer: "I'm so tired of being here"
means "to dissipate," or disappear like vapor -- the band found
the word in the dictionary. They wanted to have a name with an element
2. Someone turn on a light so we can figure out what Nelly Furtado is
singing on "Turn Off the Light."
"And I say follow me follow me follow me to town, town, town, town"
"And I say follow me follow me follow me down, down, down, down"
I say follow me follow me follow me down, down, down, down"
second album, "Folklore," dropped in November 2003, nearly two
months after she gave birth to her first child -- a daughter named Nevis.
3. Relient K is either emotional or in motion on "Mood Rings."
Which one is it?
"Lets get emotional girls to wear mood rings"
"Lets all get in motion to hear mood rings"
Answer: "Lets get emotional girls to wear mood rings"
Trivia: The punk-pop
group Relient K hails from Canton, Ohio, which is also home to the Pro
Football Hall of Fame.
4. It's "Times Like These" when you should guess what the Foo
Fighters are singing.
"The new moon is rising/ Im a brand-new lie"
"I am a new day rising/ I'm a brand-new sky"
Answer: "I am a new day rising/ I'm a brand-new sky"
Trivia: The band is named after a slang term for UFOs used by radar operators
in World War II.
5. "Space" -- the final lyrical frontier. What is Something
Corporate singing in this song?
"Home, is this a quiet place where you should be alone?"
"Home, is the quite place you should be shown"
Answer: "Home, is this a quiet place where you should be alone?"
Trivia: Josh Partington,
who plays guitar for the band, penned the tune "Space." Partington
remarks on the song, "There's nothing more frustrating then having
somebody love you more than life itself, but can't necessarily even come
close to grasping what you are all about at times."
6. What's No Doubt singing on "Its My Life"?
"I've asked myself/ How much do you do?/ Commit yourself"
"Ive tasked myself/ How do you do it?/ Convince yourself"
asked myself/ How much do you do?/ Commit yourself"
Trivia: "Its My Life" is a remake of the '80s hit by the
new wave group Talk Talk.
7. On "Are You Happy Now," has Michelle Branch been erased or
"Would you tell it to my face or have I been erased"
"Would you tell it to my face or have I been replaced"
Answer: "Would you tell it to my face or have I been erased"
Trivia: Michelle Branch got her big break when she opened for Hanson and
was discovered by people from Maverick Records -- Madonna's label.
8. What's Britney Spears singing on "Oops!...I Did It Again"?
"Though I'm sent from above"
"Medicine from a dove"
Answer: "Though I'm sent from above"
Trivia: Britney joined the "The All New Mickey Mouse Club" at
age 11 -- she was turned down three years earlier because she was too
9. Garth Brooks has some "Friends in Low Places." He's not big
on graces or places?
"I'm not big on social graces"
"I'm not big on so-so places"
Answer: "I'm not big on social graces"
Trivia: Garth Brooks attended Yukon High in Tulsa, Okla., and he played
four sports: football, basketball, baseball and track.
10. Credence Clearwater Revival is singing what on "Bad Moon Rising"?
"There's a bad moon on the rise"
"There's a bathroom on the right"
Answer: "There's a bad moon on the rise"
C'mon, if you missed this one you weren't paying attention to the title
of the song -- it's "Bad Moon Rising." Trivia: The classic-rock
group started out as a high school band, known as the Blue Velvets.