Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
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Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
Toccata and Fugue in D Minor. Bach's Toccata and Fugue in D Minor is used to open the title track before Debbie Harry and Coolio start the rap.
American Gigolo. 'Call Me' was on the soundtrack to 'American Gigolo', and spent six weeks at number one in the US in 1980. Debbie didn't like Giorgio Moroder's original lyrics -- so she rewrote them.
'No Exit'. Blondie's seventh album, and first in seventeen years, 'No Exit' contained these songs.
|According to the song 'Rapture', which type of car isn't among the ones you and the Man from Mars will eat?||Blondie: Unto the Bleach
BMW. 'You eat Cadillacs, Lincolns too, Mercury and Subaru'
'Autoamerican'. Originally, Blondie's record label was unhappy with 'Autoamerican', claiming it didn't seem to have any hits. Two songs from the album hit number one in the US.
four. As of the year 2001, Blondie can claim four number one singles in the US: 'Heart of Glass', 'Call Me', 'The Tide is High' and 'Rapture'
|Which album contains the songs 'Denis', 'Detroit 442' and '(Always Touched By Your) Presence, Dear'?||Blondie: Unto the Bleach
'Plastic Letters'. Their second album, 'Plasic Letters' was bigger in Australia than it originally was in the US.
'Eat to the Beat'. 'Eat to the Beat' was Blondie's fourth album. Another interesting fact -- one of the songs, 'Shayla', was recently covered by Berlin!
|Which Blondie album contains the songs 'Heart of Glass', 'One Way or Another', and 'Sunday Girl'?||Blondie: Unto the Bleach
'Parallel Lines'. Although it was their third album, 'Parallel Lines' was the first one to gain them popularity.
C.B.G.B.'s. CBGB's was a small anything-goes club that was cramped, dirty, and home to most of the New York punk bands like Talking Heads, the Ramones, and Blondie.
Debbie Harry . Debbie Harry is Blondie's namesake chanteuse.
|Blondie disbanded in what year?||Blondie
1982. Blondie reformed in 1997. The bands seventh album "No Exit" was released in 1999. The single from the album "Maria" reached number one on the UK charts. With the 30th anniversary of "Parallel Lines" in 2008, Blondie started a world tour, which started in July, 2008.
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Clem Burke. Clem Burke was the original drummer for the band Blondie. Clem Burke has also been associated with other artists, including Iggy Pop, Joan Jett, Bob Dylan and The Romantics. Other band members were Deborah Harry, Chris Stein, Gary Valentine and James Destri.
|In 1981, this single reached number one on the US Billboard Hot 100 and peaked at number five on the UK Singles chart. The last line of the song has these lyrics;
"Cause the man from Mars stopped eatin' cars and eatin' bars
and now he only eats guitars, get up!"
What musical style was featured in this song?||Blondie
Rap. "Rapture" was a huge success for Blondie in 1981. The song also charted in Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, Austria, Norway, Sweden, Netherlands and reached the top 40 in Germany. The song "Rapture" was influential in the way the rap scene became popular with the general public in the early 80s. It was in fact the first single with rap content to be a chart-topper in the U.S.
|This single was released in 1980, and made number one on the UK Singles chart. In the U.S. the single reached number one on the Hot Dance Club Play and peaked at number 39 on the Billboard Hot 100. Can you name the song? ||Blondie
Atomic. Taken from the band's third album "Eat to the Beat", "Atomic" was in the same vein as their previous hit, "Heart of Glass." The song was written by Debbie Harry and Jimmy Destri. "Atomic" made gold in the UK.
|Debbie Harry was a singer in an all-girl group, before Blondie was formed. What was the name of the all-girl group?||Blondie
The Stilettos. Debbie Harry was a member of The Stilettos in the early 70s. Debbie met Chris Stein, who was the guitarist for the backup band, The Stilettos. When the Stilettos disbanded in the mid-70s, Harry and Stein formed the band Blondie.
|"Hanging on the Telephone", "Picture This", "Sunday Girl" and "Heart of Glass" are all tracks from which Blondie album?||Blondie
Parallel Lines. The third studio by Blondie, "Parallel Lines" is considered to be Blondie's best album. The album was released in 1978, and was the first to be produced by the Australian, Mike Chapman. The album reached number one on UK Albums and peaked at number six on the U.S. Billboard Albums chart.
|What was the debut album by Blondie called?||Blondie
Blondie. Blondie's first album was titled "Blondie", released in 1976. "Plastic Letters" was the second studio album by Blondie, released in 1977. "Rifle Range" and "X-Offender" are both tracks from the bands debut album "Blondie."
|In 1978, Blondie recorded a song with some of the lyrics in French. Can you recall the name of the song? ||Blondie
Denis. "Denis" was an international breakthrough for Blondie, reaching number one in the Netherlands and peaking at number two on the UK Singles chart. The single managed to chart in most of Europe, and even reached number 12 in Australia. The song was originally written by Neil Levenson and performed by Randy & the Rainbows in 1963. Most of us probably know the song as "Denee Denee."
|Originally performed by The Paragons in 1967, Blondie's version was released in 1980. Debbie sang;
"I'm not the kind of girl who gives up just like that, oh, no."
What is the name of this song?||Blondie
The Tide Is High. "The Tide Is High" was written in 1967, by John Holt. Blondie's version reached number one on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 and also made number one in the UK (Singles Chart).
|This song was released in 1978, reaching number 12 on the UK Singles chart.
"I will give you my finest hour, the one I spent watching you shower."
Can you recall the name of the song?
Picture This. "Picture This" was released in 1978. The song was taken from the band's third album, "Parallel Lines", which was also released in 1978.
|I don't need to give you much of a hint with these lyrics, but what is the song title?
Adorable illusion and I cannot hide"
Heart of Glass. 'Heart of Glass' was written by Debbie Harry and Chris Stein and reached number one in the UK singles chart during 1979. The song can be found on the album 'Parallel Lines'. There was some controversy with the BBC as they did not like the lyrics 'pain in the ass' and they changed the radio version to 'heart of glass'.
|Which Blondie song are these lyrics from?
"You eat Cadillacs, Lincolns too
Mercurys and Subarus"
Rapture. Written by Debbie Harry and Chris Stein, 'Rapture' reached number five in the UK singles chart during 1981. The song includes pop, funk, jazz and rap music. The song video starts in a basement on Upper East Side where you can see Debbie Harry dancing with other band members Chris Stein, Jimmy Destri, Frank Infante, Nigel Harrison and Clem Burke. The video then pans out to a street scene where we see Debbie singing rap alongside graffiti artists, a goat and a ballet dancer.
|These lyrics come from which Blondie song?
"Tonight make it magnificent
Make me tonight"
Atomic. 'Atomic' was written by Jimmy Destri and Debbie Harry and reached number one in the UK singles chart during 1980. The song came from the 1979 album 'Eat To The Beat'. In the video, Debbie Harry can be seen wearing a black bin liner in what looks to be a post nuclear nightclub.
|These Blondie lyrics come from a song with a single title, but what is it called?
"Oh when we walk it always feels so nice
And when we talk it seems like paradise"
Denis. 'Denis' was released in 1978 and reached number two in the UK singles chart. The song title was originally 'Denise' and written in 1963 by 'Randy and the Rainbows' until Debbie Harry changed the lyrics and added some 'pidgin' French to make it her own.
"Denis Denis, avec vos yeux si bleux, (With your eyes so blue,)
Denis Denis, Je pense toujours à nous. (I'm always thinking about us.)
Denis Denis, Un baiser profond qui durer jamais. (One deep kiss that will last for ever.)
Denis Denis, Je suis si fou au sujet de vous. (I'm so crazy about you.)
Denis Denis, Veuillez m'embrasser ce soir. (Please kiss me tonight.)
Denis Denis, Un baiser profond qui durera toute la nuit. (One deep kiss that will last all night.)"
|Which Blondie song contain these lyrics?
"I know you wouldn't go
You'd watch my heart burst then you'd step in
I had to know so I asked
You just had to laugh"
X Offender. 'X Offender' was written by Gary Valentine and Debbie Harry but never reached the singles chart. The song can be found on the Blondie debut album 'Blondie'. It was originally called 'Sex Offender' until Debbie changed some of the lyrics to tell the story of a prostitute who became attracted to a police officer.
|This catchy little song contains these lyrics, but what is the song called?
"Darlin' darlin' darlin'
Now you're out of town
Those girls that you run with
They bring my head down"
In The Flesh. 'In The Flesh' was written by Debbie Harry and Chris Stein from their debut album 'Blondie'. It was the 'B' side song on the single 'Rip Her to Shreds'. The video was filmed in a studio with Debby Harry dressed in a skimpy black dress, wearing a black beret and performing alongside her fellow band members.
|These lyrics come from which Blondie song?
"I don't want to live on charity
Pleasure's real or is it fantasy?"
Dreaming. 'Dreaming' is the fourth track on the album 'Eat To The Beat' and was written by Debbie Harry and Chris Stein. It reached number two in the UK singles chart during 1979.
|Which Blondie song contains these lyrics?
"All I want is a photo in my wallet
A small remembrance of something more solid"
Picture This. 'Picture This', from the album 'Parallel Lines', was released in 1978 and made it to number 12 in the UK singles chart. It was written by Debbie Harry, Chris Stein and Jimmy Destri. The 'B' side song is another favourite 'Fade Away And Radiate'.
Maria. This song was taken from the 1999 album "No Exit".
It was their sixth UK number one.
Debbie Harry was 53 at the time of the song's release, making her the oldest female singer to achieve that feat.
20 years since their first number one, "Heart of Glass", they have this smash hit, and back at number one where they belong.
Jimmy Destry, Clem Burke, Chris Stein and Debbie Harry, we salute you.
|Only a few words were used in this song, but it's still a classic track.
Which track begins:
"Uh-huh make me tonight
Make it right"?||First Lines of Songs - Blondie
Atomic. This was the third single from the 1979 album "Eat to the Beat".
The song went to number one in the UK but only number 39 in the US.