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1. "How 'bout stopping eating when I'm full up
How 'bout them transparent dangling carrots"
These lyrics can be found in a rock song written by Alanis Morissette and Glen Ballard that spent three weeks at number one on the Canadian Hot 100 chart in 1998. What was the song called?
2. "Now even though they eating out the palm of my hand
There's only one carrot and they all gotta share it!"
These lines are from 'Runaway Baby', a song performed at both the 54th Grammy Awards ceremony in 2012 and the Super Bowl XLVIII half-time show in 2014. Who performed it?
3. "I'd just like to try some carrot cake and wine
Can't I try, taste my carrot cake and wine"
'Carrot Cake and Wine' was the B-side to the single 'A Thousand Trees', released by which Welsh band in 1997?
4. "Losin' weight without speed, eatin' sunflower seeds,
Drinkin' lots of carrot juice and soakin' up rays."
Despite mentioning carrots in the first verse, this Jimmy Buffett song is not really about vegetables or vegetarianism. What type of food is featured in both the title and the lyrics?
5. "Gonna give you barley, carrots and pertaters,
Pasture fer the cattle,
Spinach and termayters!"
These lines feature in the title song of which Rodgers and Hammerstein musical?
6. "Go ahead adjust the balance and the bass in your speakers
Make sure my voice sounding crisp in your tweeters
I'm about to show you how a man like me works
Shorty get ice five carrots and nothing cheaper"
'Don't Say Nothin'' appears on the debut solo album of which Hollywood actor and successful rap artist?
7. "Jack it's too bad about the way that you look
You know I gave that horse a carrot so he'd break your foot"
The lyrics of 'Well It's True That We Love One Another' are really a discussion about love between three people called Jack, Holly and Meg - not about how to commit assault by plying equine animals with vegetables. Which duo included this song on their fourth studio album?
8. "The juice of the carrot, the smile of a parrot
A little drop of claret, anything that rocks"
All of these things, carrot juice included, are amongst Ian Dury and The Blockheads' reasons to be what in the song 'Reasons to be ___, Part 3'?
9. "Until the Unity is threatened by
Those who have and who have not -
Those who are with and those who are without
And dangle jobs, like a donkey's carrot -
Until you don't know where you are"
This verse featured in 'Walls Come Tumbling Down!' by The Style Council. It was written by the band's lead singer who later went on to have a successful solo career. Can you name him?
10. "I'm dreaming of a white snowman
With the carrot nose and charcoal eyes"
Which much-loved Christmas favourite did Lady Gaga release a cover version of in 2011 - adding in the above lines in the process?
Source: Author Fifiona81
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