[Powderworks] Oils survey
jimcwarren at earthlink.net
Sun Aug 29 23:39:33 MDT 2004
On Aug 29, 2004, at 7:51 PM, Cheryl H wrote:
> hey all -
> I received one of those emails from a friend where they ask you a
> bunch of questions to get to know you better. I know we've had
> several threads asking your favorite Oils cd's or songs, but this
> one's a little bit different. it'll be cool to learn a little more
> about other Oils fans and maybe breathe a little life back into the
> list (no pun intended). this one's for you, Rhonda ;)
> 1. what's your name?
> 2. where do you live?
> Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
> 3. how old are you?
> 4. what do you do for a living?
> physics teacher
> 5. what was the first song you heard by the Oils?
> Power and the Passion
> 6. how old were you when you heard it?
> 13, and I remember it vividly. It was actually on tv, the song's video.
> 7. what are your two favorite albums, from one extreme to the other?
> can't answer PWAP maybe
> 8. favorite energetic song?
> Luritja Way
> 9. favorite slow song?
> Stars of Warburton
> 10. what song(s) defines the Oils?
> Don't Wanne Be The One
> 11. what song is *least* characteristic of the Oils?
> Somebody's Trying To Tell Me Something - This one's just a mess.
> 12. Martin or Jim?
> Improper comparison
> 13. what Oils song did you absolutely hate at first and now love?
> When The Generals Talk
> 14. did you buy any Oils releases totally on faith, without having
> heard a single song before buying it?
> all of the albums except 10...1, D&D, BSM, ESM, and Breathe - KLOS
> actually played Underwater!
> 15. do you play any instruments?
> 16. if you could go to any ONE place mentioned in an Oils song, where
> you go?
> 17. have the Oils ever inspired you to take any direct action as part
> of any environmental/social activist cause?
> Nothing grand-scale. When I met the band, they gave advice on
> contacting the Senate and Congress about nuclear power, and I followed
> up on that. I commute by bicycle, and they help keep me inspired, but
> I probably would have done so anyway.
> 18. have you ever had any Oils-related dreams?
> Many, and I always think, "finally it's not a dream." In one, Garrett
> and I were brothers being driven to practice for our sports team.
> 19. Bones or Giffo? No comment
> 20. what forgotten song deserves another spin?
> Shakers and Movers
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