Last updated: Tuesday, May 29, 2001.

I listen to a fairly eclectic bunch of music. Here are a few of my favourites, and a quote from each. For each quote I gave the name of the song, followed by the name of the album.

Canadian Artists

The Arrogant Worms, a comedy group
"I've heard the screams of the vegetables...
Watching their skins being peeled"

-- Carrot Juice is Murder, Russel's Shorts
Sarah McLachlan
I never would have opened up
but you seemed so real to me,
after all the bullshit I've heard it's refreshing not to see.
I don't have to pretend, she doesn't expect it from me
-- Good Enough, Fumbling Towards Ecstacy
Moxy Früvous, humorous Torontonian foursome
"Hey kids, listen up, if you want to be sick
'Cause your dinner looks like something from a Cronenburg flick
Think twice before you cuss and shout "damn damn damn"
Let me tell you a story about green eggs and ham.
There was a little yellow man called Sam-I-Am"...

Green Eggs and Ham, Moxy Früvous
The Tragically Hip, who come from Kingston! Hurray!
I was in a lifeboat designed for ten and ten only, anything that systematic would get you hated. It's not a deal not a test nor a love of something fated. -- Nautical Disaster, Day for Night

American Artists

Laurie Anderson, a poetic performance artist who sings & tells stories
"Paradise is exactly like like where you are right now, only much, much better"
-- Language Is A Virus, Home of the Brave
They Might Be Giants, just plain weird, but great all the same.
Every jumbled pile of person has a thinking part that wonders
What the part that isn't thinking isn't thinking of
Should you worry when the skullhead is in front of you?
Or is it worse because it's always waiting where your eyes don't go?
-- Where Your Eyes Don't Go, Lincoln

European Artists

Orbital, a British electronica duo
"There is this theory of the Moebius; a twist in the fabric of space where time becomes a loop."
-- The Moebius, CD
The Cranberries
"Doo doo doo doo, doo doo doo doo, doo doo doo doo, doo doo doo doo"
-- Ode To My Family, No Need To Argue
Deep Forest... very cool

Asian Artists

A-Mei, a popular Taiwanese singer.
A-Mei lyrics
Puffy, a Japanese duet. I'm still looking for a good web page...
Shonen Knife, a punkish Japanese group... really great lyrics.
"When you feel down, I recommend to you
Have lots of fruits and vegetables"
-- Fruits & Vegetables, Brand New Knife
Faye Wong, a Chinese singer and actress.
Faye Wong lyrics

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