July 3rd, 2006

Dance

Song Guessing Game - Answers

1. Argentine Tango - "Hay milonga de amor"
"Santa Maria (Del Buen Ayre)" by Gotan Project

2. Bolero - "Como si fuera esta noche la última vez,"
"Besame Mucho" (Enlgish: "Kiss Me a lot!") by Nana Mouskouri (incidentally, this is the best song name ever)

3. Bolero - "And when the stars are shining brightly in the velvet sky"
"Truly, Madly, Deeply," by Savage Garden. Artist guessed by mythic

4. Cha-Cha - "It just aint enough to leave a happy home"
"Don't Cha," by The Pussycat Dolls

5. Fast Swing - "Like a wild train rollin right down you track"
"Jumpin' Jack," by Big Bad Voodoo Daddy</b>

6. Fast Swing - "A whipped up jitterbuggin' brown eyed man"
"Zoot Suit Riot," by Cherry Poppin' Daddies

7. Foxtrot - "It's far beyond the stars" (cover by Royal Crown Revue)
"Beyond the Sea," originally by Bobby Darrin

8. Hustle - "The lights are on but there's no-one home"
"Hung Up," by Madonna

9. Merengue - "fuí desde el norte hasta el polo sur"
"Ojos Asi," (Enlgish: "Eyes Like Yours") by Shakira

10. Polka - " Chipul tau si dragostea din tei,"
"Ma Ya Hi (Dragostea Din Tei)," (a.k.a. The Numa Numa Song) by O-Zone

11. Rhumba - "And so they linksed their hands and danced"
"The Mummer's Dances," by Loreena McKennit

12. Samba - "Next to her cheap silicon I look minimal"
"Objection (Tango)," by Shakira

13. Slow Swing - "I strut right by with my tail in the air"
"Stray Cat Strut," by Brian Setzer and the Stray Cats

14. Tango - "So if you really love me, say yes"
"Perhaps, Perhaps, Perhaps," by Dorris Day (cover by Antonela). Guessed by mythic

15. Tango - "I'm defeated, I should give up right now"
"Tango Maureen," from the cast of Rent</b>

16. Two-Step - "Strike up the band and make the fireflies dance"
"Kiss Me," by Sixpence None the Richer

17. Viennese Waltz - "And I feel like I'm naked in front of the crowd"
"Breathe (2 AM)," by Anna Nalick

18. Waltz - "What's so amazing that keeps us star gazing" (cover by Sarah McLachlan)
"Rainbow Connection," originally by the Muppets

19. West Coast Swing - "He said, "Julie baby, you're my flame"
"Fever," by Pegg Lee