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Quiz about Tough Music
Quiz about Tough Music

Tough Music Trivia Quiz

I'll name the name the band.

A multiple-choice quiz by 1lilkittykat. Estimated time: 3 mins.
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3 mins
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
Dec 03 21
# Qns
Avg Score
6 / 10
Last 3 plays: Guest 24 (8/10), Guest 212 (0/10), Guest 174 (6/10).
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Question 1 of 10
1. 'Testify': Hint

Question 2 of 10
2. 'Pardon Me': Hint

Question 3 of 10
3. 'Raw': Hint

Question 4 of 10
4. 'Live To Tell': Hint

Question 5 of 10
5. 'Let's Go': Hint

Question 6 of 10
6. 'Bittersweet Symphony': Hint

Question 7 of 10
7. 'Nightswimming': Hint

Question 8 of 10
8. 'Under The Pink': Hint

Question 9 of 10
9. 'Near You Always': Hint

Question 10 of 10
10. 'The Great Gig In The Sky': Hint

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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. 'Testify':

Answer: Rage Against The Machine

"Testify" is a song by the American rock band Rage Against The Machine. The song was released in 1999 as a single from their album "The Battle of Los Angeles." "Testify" features politically charged lyrics and a heavy guitar riff, which are characteristic of the band's music. Rage Against The Machine is known for their activism and advocacy for social justice causes, which is reflected in their music.

The band has been influential in the development of the rap metal genre and has inspired many other musicians.
2. 'Pardon Me':

Answer: Incubus

The band behind the song "Pardon Me" is Incubus. Formed in 1991, Incubus is an American rock band from Calabasas, California. The band's music style is a fusion of alternative rock, funk, metal, and hip hop. "Pardon Me" was released in 2000 as the lead single from their album "Make Yourself" and became one of their most successful songs, reaching the top 3 on the US Modern Rock Tracks chart.

Incubus has released eight studio albums and has sold over 23 million albums worldwide. They have also won numerous awards, including a Grammy for Best Hard Rock Performance in 2005.
3. 'Raw':

Answer: Staind

Staind is an American rock band that formed in 1995. They are best known for their hit song "It's Been Awhile," which spent a record-breaking 20 weeks at the top of the Billboard Modern Rock Tracks chart. The band's name, Staind, was originally spelled "Stain" but was changed due to a copyright issue.

The band has released seven studio albums and has sold over 15 million records worldwide. Lead singer Aaron Lewis has also had success as a solo artist, with his country album "The Road" debuting at number one on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart.
4. 'Live To Tell':

Answer: Madonna

Madonna is the artist behind the hit song "Live To Tell." The song was released in 1986 as the lead single from her third studio album, "True Blue." "Live To Tell" was a departure from Madonna's previous dance-pop sound and showcased her vocal range and emotional depth.

The song's music video, directed by James Foley, featured scenes from the film "At Close Range," which starred Madonna's then-husband Sean Penn. "Live To Tell" became Madonna's third number-one single on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and was later included on several of her greatest hits albums.
5. 'Let's Go':

Answer: Rancid

The band behind the song "Let's Go" is Rancid. Rancid is a punk rock band formed in Berkeley, California in 1991. The band consists of Tim Armstrong, Matt Freeman, Lars Frederiksen, and Branden Steineckert. Rancid is known for their energetic and fast-paced music, blending punk rock with ska, reggae, and rockabilly influences.

They have released nine studio albums and have been influential in the punk rock scene for over two decades. Fun fact: Tim Armstrong, the lead vocalist and guitarist of Rancid, was also a member of the popular punk rock band, Operation Ivy.
6. 'Bittersweet Symphony':

Answer: The Verve

The Verve is a British rock band that gained international success with their hit song "Bittersweet Symphony." The song features a sample from an orchestral version of The Rolling Stones' song "The Last Time," which led to a legal dispute between The Verve and ABKCO Records, who owned the rights to the Stones' song.

Despite receiving critical acclaim and commercial success, The Verve ultimately had to relinquish all royalties and songwriting credits for "Bittersweet Symphony" to Mick Jagger and Keith Richards.
7. 'Nightswimming':

Answer: REM

"Nightswimming" is a song by the American alternative rock band REM. The song was released in 1993 as a single from their album "Automatic for the People." The lyrics of the song describe a group of friends who go skinny dipping at night and reminisce about their past experiences.

Interestingly, the song was not initially released as a single, but it gained popularity through radio airplay and became one of REM's most beloved songs. The band has stated that the song was inspired by their own experiences of swimming in a pool at night.
8. 'Under The Pink':

Answer: Tori Amos

Tori Amos is the musician behind the album "Under The Pink." Known for her unique voice and piano skills, Amos has been a prominent figure in the music industry since the 1990s. She has sold over 12 million records worldwide and has been nominated for multiple Grammy Awards.

In addition to her successful music career, Amos is also an activist for various causes, including RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) and LGBTQ+ rights. Her music often explores themes of feminism, religion, and personal struggles, making her a beloved and influential artist in the alternative music scene.
9. 'Near You Always':

Answer: Jewel

"Near You Always" is a song by the American singer-songwriter Jewel. The track was released as a single from her debut album, "Pieces of You," in 1997. The album was a massive success, selling over 12 million copies in the United States alone. "Near You Always" is a beautiful acoustic ballad that showcases Jewel's impressive vocal range and songwriting skills.

The song's lyrics are about being in love and wanting to be close to the person you care about. Jewel's music has been praised for its honesty and vulnerability, and "Near You Always" is a perfect example of that.
10. 'The Great Gig In The Sky':

Answer: Pink Floyd

"The Great Gig In The Sky" is a song by the iconic British rock band Pink Floyd. It was featured on their critically acclaimed album "The Dark Side of the Moon" which was released in 1973. The song is known for its powerful vocals by Clare Torry, who was a session singer at the time.

Interestingly, Torry's contribution to the song was improvised during the recording session and was not originally written in the song's composition. The song has been covered by various artists and has become a fan favorite at Pink Floyd concerts.
Source: Author 1lilkittykat

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