What ELSE Your Taste In Music Says About You On A Dateby Scott Alden on August 19, 2011
Though 71 artists were covered in our initial “What Your Taste In Music Says About You On A Date” post, you people still weren’t satisfied.
So I’m addressing some of your favorites that may have been neglected in the first round. Here goes…
Coldplay: Missionary position only. But lots of kissing and eye contact.
Queen: You love with the heart of a warrior.
Oasis: You’re the kind of person who does things they’re not supposed to do. Like liking Oasis.
Daft Punk: Depends. You’re either prone to “raging” in the sense of “partying a lot” or in the sense of “throwing your X-Box controller on the floor and smashing it with your purple Sam Jackson lightsaber replica.”
Cat Power: You’re already getting over our inevitable break-up.
Aerosmith: Your wild days are behind you.
Paul Simon: You’re sincerely insightful about your relationship issues, but in the end you decide that it’s not your fault.
Bob Seger: It’s not your first time around the block.
Billy Joel: You know exactly what you’re doing.
Green Day: You get upset over nothing all the time, but bounce back quickly.
Justin Timberlake: You seem really lame at first, then turn out to be awesome.
Weezer: Awkward. And proud of it.
Prince: You’re a little weird, but you make up for it by being a total sex machine.
Cat Stevens: You had a glorious youth.
Red Hot Chili Peppers: You’re not super-interesting, but you’re nice enough and you’re certainly not going anywhere, so…
U2: You’re very loving, but prone to fits of irritating self-righteousness.
The Who: You’re a generally open, curious person, but you get really riled up when people cut you in line and stuff.
Sinatra: It bugs you that people aren’t classier these days.
Lupe Fiasco: You wrestle with moral dilemmas but never at the expense of your chill demeanor.
Mos Def: You’re straightforward.
Madonna: You’re kind of bratty, but you’re hot enough to pull it off.
Lady Gaga: You’re sort of obnoxious, but people can’t help but like you.
There was a minor uproar about not having included jazz in the last list, so I’m throwing a few in here.
Miles Davis: Introspective.
John Coltrane: Deeply introspective.
Charles Mingus: You’re cool as hell.
Thelonious Monk: You’re cool as hell. Even though you’re wearing mismatched socks.
And even though no one complained about it, I’m including a few classical composers here, too.
Brahms: You’re sensitive but guarded.
Beethoven: You’re guarded but sensitive.
Stravinsky: You’re romantic. Sometimes aggressively so.
And here are a few of my favorites from our readers:
Jack Johnson: chill and easy going, allowing the relationship to take a natural path (versus rushing into anything)
Jack Johnson: You think you’re chill and easygoing, but really you’re just afraid of commitment.
From Tina Starr:
Nine Inch Nails: You’re kinky and and have lots of angry sex.
From Javier Ordonez:
Pink Floyd: Your alcohol/substance use prevented you from making it to the date, but the hours spent in heavy contemplation left you a better person. For now.
Still missing your fave? Tell us what you think your favorite artist says about you in comments.