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Did You LISTEN to the Lyrics? Quiz Stats

Quiz Updated Mar 11, 2012

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This Bruce Springsteen song is not a patriotic anthem but a tale of a Vietnam vet whose American citizenship entitles him to nothing but further misery in his blighted hometown.Born in the U.S.A.
87.1%
Whitney Houston's cover of this Dolly Parton song about a departing lover is very popular at weddings despite lines such as ''We both know I'm not what you need.''I Will Always Love You
70%
This Police song is not as romantic as many think, given that it is about a sinister, obsessive stalker.Every Breath You Take
69.8%
This Beatles song is not a call to arms but a statement against the use of violence to bring about change.Revolution
41.7%
This Bruce Springsteen song is not a celebration of great times, but a meditation on how good times very quickly disappear forever.Glory Days
41.1%
This R.E.M. song has been a popular radio dedication for decades, even though anyone who requests it is calling his or her sweetheart ''a simple prop to occupy my time.''The One I Love
27.9%
This frequently covered Percy Sledge song is not a celebration of devotion, but a tale of how devotion has blinded the singer to how his paramour has ''played him for a fool.''When a Man Loves a Woman
24.3%
This John Cougar Mellencamp song is not an ode to the charms of the American heartland, but a portrait of economic inequality that decries upward mobility as a myth.Pink Houses
24.1%
This Iggy Pop song has been used to advertise everything from Caribbean cruises to a Rugrats movie, despite W.S. Burroughs-inspired lyrics about liquor, drugs, and flesh machines.Lust for Life
22.9%
This seemingly optimistic Timbuk3 song became popular at graduations, despite being a caustic tale of a blithe yuppie who helps bring about armageddon in exchange for beer money.The Future's So Bright, I Gotta Wear Shades
10.6%
 
Number % Answered
10 (all)
3%
9
3.4%
8
5%
7
6.8%
6
9.1%
5
12%
4
15.4%
3
17.4%
2
15.4%
1
12.6%

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