Friday, October 10, 2014

75 Music facts that will blow your mind right off its hinges.

For my 150th posts here at Almigo's Adventures, I figured it was high time to reward my amazing readers. That includes you, cherished consumer of my craptastic chaos.

So as my gift to you today, I give you: 75 Music facts that will not only blow your mind, they will increase your sex appeal and give you abs just be reading.*

Worked for this guy.

*Results may vary.

Ready? Let's do this!

75. The woman Ed Sheeran is referring to in the song 'Don't' is not Hilary Clinton.

Not you, no.

74. The song Black Widow by Iggy Azalea was not written about the name of a horse in race 3 at Flemington.

73. Budapest by George Ezra was not recorded in a seaside studio in Dubai.

72. Redfoo's 'New Thang' is not a song about waking up one day and finding out the hard way that your brain has been taken out of your head and installed into a cyborg body.

71. 'Anaconda' by Nikki Minaj was not inspired by something she saw on a Burmese street cafe menu

70. While Sir Mix A Lot is sampled in the song 'Anaconda', he doesn't make a living hunting down giant snakes.

69. 'Boom clap!' by Charlie XCX is not what sadistic doctors yell down the hallway at STD clinics to amuse each other.

68. 'We are done' by the Madden Brothers is not sung in the perspective of a tray of lamb chops coming out of the oven and onto the dinner plate.

67. 'Raise your glass' by Pink is not referring to designing a new house and putting the windows slightly higher than originally planned.

66. Motorola does not send Lady Gaga a spare V600 every time a radio station plays 'Telephone'.

65. The sales of pacemakers have not increased since the release of GRL's 'Ugly Heart'

64. 'Fireball' by Pitbull was not written after 24 games of Street Fighter, choosing Ryu as the only character.

63. The song 'Stolen Dance' by Milky Chance was not named by randomly stabbing a page in flip through of a book of strange crimes from the 1900s.

62. 'Am I wrong?' by Nico and Vinz does not contain a hidden message about where Jimmy Hoffa is buried.

61. If you play 'The Days' by Avicii as loud as you can on a street corner at 4am, you won't get a taxi any faster.

60. All about that Bass was rumored to be about Flea from the Red Hot Chilli Peppers and his favorite Bass guitar, but that's not the case.

59. 'Can I get a moment' by Jessica Mauboy wasn't inspired by 'Can I borrow a feeling' by Kirk Van Houten in the Simpsons.

58. 'This is how we do' by Katy Perry was not originally titled 'This is how we do not much and watch fat stacks of cash come rolling in.'

57. 'Happy' by Pharell Williams is not in reference of his favorite character in the TV show Sons of Anarchy.

56. 'Rooster' by Alice in Chains wasn't penned by an angry worker at Red Rooster having flashbacks of paintball.

55. 'Dancing in the storm' by Boom Crash Opera should not inspire you to dance in an actual storm. You know, cos of lightning and things.

54. In some countries the title of the song 'Black Widow' by Iggy Azalea is misspelt as 'Black Window.' The song has nothing to do with windows however.

53. 'A sky full of stars' by Coldplay is not in reference to contestant Skye in the current season of Big Brother.

52. Listening to 'Another man' by Itch constantly does not guarantee your next child will be male.

51. In Japan there's isn't a clothing store that plays 'Changing' by Sigma every time someone enters a dressing room. That's just a silly rumor.

No Sigma here!

50. Sam Smith's 'I'm not the only one' is not a song dedicated to those in the world who have a third nipple.

49. 'Steal my girl' by One Direction was not inspired by a late night viewing of the movie 'Taken' starring Liam Neeson.

48. 'High' by Peeking Duck is not about where the group puts their steak seasoning in the pantry.

47. 'Boombastic' by Shaggy is not describing the feeling you'd get from cramming three packs of Mentos into a mouthful of Coke.

46. 'Mess is mine' by Vance Joy was not inspired by the movie 'The Hangover'

45. 'Domino' by Jessie J isn't a song dedicated to her favorite pizza chain (which is a good thing really, I had their pulled porked pizza with lime and chilli sauce and it was pretty bad)

44. When Ella Henderson sings 'Ghost' live, she doesn't picture Patrick Swayze and Demi Moore getting erotic over a clay wheel.

43. 'Smile' by Sheppard was not originally called 'Stop grimacing damn you'

42. 'Animal' by Neon Trees is not a dedication to Road Warrior Animal from WWE, Animal from the muppets or Animal Planet.

41. 'When the beat drops out' by Marlon Roudette is not a song about the time at the school disco we had in  year 10 where the sound system overheated and eventually fried itself. I can't be certain but I really don't recall Marlon being there.

40. 'Shake it off' by Taylor Swift is not a motivational song for wrestlers who get hit by JBL's finishing move, the Clothesline from Hell.

39. 'Put your hands up' by Matchbox 20 is not their cover of 'Put your hands up for Detroit.' Don't be daft, they sound nothing alike.

38. 'Don't go breaking my heart' by Elton John was not penned in honor of that fine wrestling family from Canada, the Harts.

37. 'Broken Wings' by Mr Mister is not about the type of sanitary pads you'd find in a discount store.

36. 'Some like it hot' by Power Station was not inspired by the time spent in a Mexican restaurant by the bands lead guitarist.

35. Even though Eric Clapton comes clean in 'I shot the sheriff', he never served any jail time for his admission.

34. 'Freaks' by Timmy Trumpet is not about the people Timmy once saw in a Centrelink line.

33. 'So cold in the D' by T Baby is awesome for all the wrong reasons. Youtube it and see if I'm wrong.

32. If you drink 3 red bull cans in a row and then listen to 'Arrow' by Fences, you'll be full of beans. But that's probably more from the caffeine than the actual song.

31. Usain Bolt doesn't listen to 'Brother' by Matt Corby before every race.

30. 'Creep' by Radiohead is not referring to James Franco in any way.

29. 'Little talks' by Of Monsters and Men is not about any short lecturers the group listened to in university.

28. 'Lemon' by U2 was not inspired by a 1985 Nissan The Edge once bought for 100 pounds.

27. 'Shower' by Becky G is not a subtle hint about what her housemate truly needs right now.

26. The producers of AMC's 'The Walking Dead' do not play the song 'What are you waiting for?' by Nickleback to get the zombies to act less lifelike each episode.

Not powered by Nickleback.

25. 'Try' by Pink is not based on the scoring system in rugby.

24. Playing 'Landslide' by Fleetwood Mac as loud as you can on your car stereo won't actually cause a landslide nearby.

23. 'You ruin me' by the Veronicas was not inspired by the song 'You ruin meat' by the Society of People Against Not Refrigerating Meat and Dairy Products.

22. 'In the year 2525' by Zager and Evans seems to be the only song the sound guy on the TV show of the Block has yet to play. He's pretty much played every single song in existence except this one so far.

21. 'Counting Stars' by One Republic is one of those things that sound good at the time but ends up being one hell of a job given how many damn stars there are up there.

20. 5 Seconds of Summer weren't actually suffering from amnesia when they released 'Amnesia'. They were quite aware of the songs existence and still are to this day.

19. It's doubtful that in 30 years the group Fun will release a follow up to 'We are young' called 'Damnit, we're not as young as we think we are now'.

18. 'Plans' by Birds of Tokyo is not what they play at the ceremony when you graduate from Architect school.

17. While 'Oats in the water' by Ben Howard is a truly amazing song (no it is, check it out seriously), it's not actually about choppering in a shipping container of oats and dumping them in the middle of the ocean. That would be stupid and a complete waste of oats.

16, If you play AJR's 'I'm ready' backwards, the bits that sample Spongebob Squarepants saying 'I'm ready' become 1.67% more tolerable.

15. 'I'm not Lisa' by Jessi Colter is very accurate. Jessi is not Lisa.

14. 'Ridin Dirty' by Chamillionaire is not about Cham's adventures on a four wheeler on a wet farm.

13. 'Jubel' by Klingande is not about those jube lollies covered in sugar. Which is a damn shame really, cos they're awesome.

12. 'Just a song about Ping Pong' is actually a song true to it's title. There's not a mention of golf balls in it anywhere!

11. 'Leader of the pack' by the Shangri-La's is not about about the alpha male in a vicious pack of ravenous wolves.

10. 'Cool Kids' by Echosmith was written by a bunch of year 7 students trapped in a meat locker.

9. 'Oops I did it again' by Britney Spears is not about the second time she had a meltdown.

8. 'I will wait' by Mumford and Sons was not inspired by the time the group went to a steakhouse and were told their meals might be a little slow given how busy the place was at the time.

7. 'Lonely Boy' by the Black Keys is not dedicated to James Franco.

6. Jessie J's 'Bang bang' was not inspired by the sound her first car used to make upon start up.

5. Oasis's 'Don't look back in anger' was not written after Noel Gallagher cut off his own grandmother in traffic.

4. 'For whom the bell tolls' by Metallica was not named after the lunch bell at Lars's high school.

3. The night Kylie Minogue refers to in 'On a night like this' didn't involve a few beers at Lennys and a 3am kebab on the way home.

2. 'Crazy Train' by Ozzy Osbourne isn't about a public transport ride on the way to the AFL Grand Final.

1. Flo Rida's song 'Whistle' isn't about sex, it's actually about this...



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