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What song describes your personality?

Asked by Aethelwine (42961points) January 9th, 2009 from iPhone

My son had to answer this question recently for his English class and he agonized for hours. Can you think of what song would describe you?

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aprilsimnel's avatar

Well, change the gender and it fits who I am right now: “The Man Who Sailed Around His Soul” by XTC.

Grisson's avatar

Songs usually describe my mood rather than my personality. Occasionally Dylan’s ‘Watchin the River Flow’ and occasionally the Beatles’ ‘Fool on the Hill’. Right now, probably the opening movement to Mozart’s Symphony #25 in Gm, but then, it’s Friday.

asmonet's avatar

The Animals – Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood

It’s just about word for word, who I am, for the last ten years.

squirbel's avatar

Kismet, by Bond.

Aethelwine's avatar

@asmonet- I hope everyone is enjoying Ed Sullivan right now. nice :)

seVen's avatar

Lecrae – Take me as I Am

Vincentt's avatar

This really changes very frequently, but I’d suppose it’d be Acda en De Munnik – Bij Haar Zijn. Not just the melody, the text as well, but I don’t suppose most of you will understand it ;-)

Adina1968's avatar

I think that the song that best describes my personality is the theme song to the kids TV show The Bananna Splits.

tiffyandthewall's avatar

should i not have more than one? oops. here’s my limited list haha

we are nowhere and it’s now – bright eyes
on my way – ben kweller
saturday as usual – bright eyes
on my way to work – bright eyes
another travelin song – bright eyes

gimmedat's avatar

“Hair of the Dog” by Nazareth.

Aethelwine's avatar

@tiffyandthewall- more than one is fine. We can amend the question to read: What song describes your mood right now if you’d like. I’m not very picky.

Sakata's avatar

Hands down…

“The Tracks of My Tears” by Smokey Robinson and The Miracles

Jack79's avatar

hundreds, depending on my mood.

The one I like most is “Piano Man” by Billy Joel, even though I don’t play the piano, nor have I really been in these situations. But the whole atmosphere of the song is something I can identify with a lot.

SuperMouse's avatar

Behind Blue Eyes The Who

Sueanne_Tremendous's avatar

Wonderful Tonight by EC

I’m a giver and a taker. I love love.

Sakata's avatar

@SuperMouse: I’m with ya on that one

cyndyh's avatar

Right now it’d be Tubthumpin’. :^>

90s_kid's avatar

Tubthumping=some salesman term?

cyndyh's avatar

No. Not anything at all to do with sales. It’s more to do with my stubborn spirit. :^>

El_Cadejo's avatar

@90s_kid dude come on that song is from the 90’s

cyndyh's avatar

Exactly. Thank you, uberbatman.

Blondesjon's avatar

Wonderful Tonight always makes me think of my wife, jonsblond. She really wanted it to play as she walked down the aisle but the band didn’t know it. Bastards!!!

90s_kid's avatar

Good job guys, made me hafta look it up.
kind of.
That song is annoying in general, but it is 90’s so I guess I hafta compliment it.

augustlan's avatar

I don’t have one now, but when I was a teenager this song (well really just this verse) was perfect: ‘The Greeks Don’t Want No Freaks’ by the Eagles.

She was the perfect little sister
until somebody missed her
and found her in the bushes
with the boys in the band!

In my more introspective moments, it was ‘Nobody Knows’ by Billy Squire.

Nobody knows
what dreams I see
aint nobody really knows
the inner side of me.

Blondesjon's avatar

@augustlan..don’t get too enamoured with Billy Squire. Didn’t he also sing about “The Stroke.”?

augustlan's avatar

Um, yeah. Ha!

Sakata's avatar

But he did do a good X-mas song. Might be the only X-mas song I can stand anymore.

augustlan's avatar

Good call Sakata! I’ve missed that song :(

Sloane2024's avatar

Right now, “Where is Your Heart” by Kelly Clarkson describes everything I’m thinking and feeling….

tennesseejac's avatar

You Enjoy Myself by PHISH

Blondesjon's avatar

3 libras…A Perfect Circle

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