Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Results GQ5: Jumping the Shark - Rounds 5+6

Here be the songs:
  • Song 246: Olivia Newton-John/John Travolta - Summer Nights. The staying power of the Grease songs is quite astonishing.
  • Song 247: Michael Jackson - Thriller. Not exactly an unknown tune...
  • Song 248: Mika - Relax, Take It Easy. At last we'll know whether supplementing with large quantities of helium is harmful to humans
  • Song 249: Billy Ocean - Loverboy. Not as famous as his two big hits, but huge nonetheless.
  • Song 250: Michael Jackson - Smooth Criminal. Another memorable bass line.
  • Song 251: Joan Osborne - What If God Was One Of Us. Truly one of the most annoying songs of the 90's. At least the Macarena was upbeat, whereas this sucks, bores AND brings you down. Great.
  • Song 252: Fugees - Killing Me Softly. Specifically, the vocal breakdown section of one Lauryn Hill, a.k.a the talent of Fugees. And then there was that "One time, one time" guy.
  • Song 253: Spinal Tap - Bitch School. Nobody recognized this classic song from the most famous fictional metal band of all time. I'm shocked. Shocked, I say.
  • Song 254: ZZ Top - Tush. Cool song. I'm actually quite happy with the guitar sound on this one.
  • Song 255: Queen ft. David Bowie - Under Pressure. Alternatively; Vanilla Ice - Ice Ice Baby. If you've got a problem, yo; I'll solve it.
Consequently, the Score for rounds 5+6 looks like:
  1. Anders (16 points)
  2. Torbjørn (15 points)
  3. Cathy (12 points)
  4. Marius/Sondre (tied at 11 points)
Congrats to Anders!

11 comments:

T-bombz said...

Well done, A-man. If it hadn't been for ZZ top...

Song 248: Mika - Relax, Take It Easy. At last we'll know whether supplementing with large quantities of helium is harmful to humans

Yeah, but I didn't expect it to be that harmful!

Wilhelm said...

Those damn beardmongers

Anders said...

Too bad you missed the only song by a real band this round. Even with a song from the 70's, the decade of real music. The decade that gave us Staying Alive, Gloria Gaynor... hang on, that didn't come out right.
:-D

Still, the Tops rules, playing in Norway june 1st this year... Haw, haw, haw...

Wilhelm said...

Still, the Tops rules, playing in Norway june 1st this year... Haw, haw, haw...

Where? O-town?

Anders said...

Yes, sir, you are indeed correct. Sentrum Scene. For a mere 600 NOK +tax you have the opportunity to see one of the worlds most legendary bands in an intimate setting on a great live scene with just 2000 people capacity.

Wilhelm said...

Sentrum Scene is a cool venue - saw Firewind and Kamelot rock that house last May.

Don't think I'm going to make it in June though.

Anders said...

Saw them at Sentrum scene in 2003. Tehy could still put on a good show. I did reserve a ticket, because I know they can sell out fast. But I don't know if I'm gonna make it over. It's gonna cost a bit if I'm just over for the concert.

Wilhelm said...

Tru, tru.........

Who's filling out the bill?

Anders said...

Who's filling out the bill?

Gibbons, Hill and Beard?

Wilhelm said...

No famous opening acts?

Anders said...

No support act as far as I know, no.