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Friday Lyric Quiz #423

1. “So much to do so much to see so what’s wrong with taking the back streets” (late 90s)

2. “When I’m tired and thinking cold, I hide in my music, forget the day” (mid-70s)

3. “Hold your glasses up, people everywhere … now everybody put your hands in the air” (early 2010s)

4. “Keeping it a mystery – it gets to me” (late 70s)

5. “So gather up your jackets, move it to the exits” (late 90s)

6. “Dreams of war, dreams of liars, dreams of dragon’s fire, and of things that will bite” (early 90s)

7. “When you hear the music, you make a dip into someone else’s pocket then make a slip” (mid-80s)

8. “It’s one thing to complain but you’re driving me insane well then I think it’s time that we took a break” (early 2000s)

9. “The scars of your love, remind me of us” (early 2010s)

10. “When we used to laugh, there’s a shouting match, sharp as a thumbnail scratch” (mid-90s)

Answers, Friday Lyric Quiz #422

1. “You walked out that door, I swore that I didn’t care, but I lost everything, darling then and there” (late 80s)
If I Could Turn Back Time, Cher

2. “Think I wanna drive your Benz, I don’t, if I wanna floss I got my own” (early 2000s)
My Love Don’t Cost a Thing, Jennifer Lopez

3. “I told the others, my lovers, my sister and my friends” (mid-2000s)
Ain’t No Other Man, Christina Aguliera

4. “Live out your fantasy here with me, just let the music set you free” (mid-80s)
Into the Groove, Madonna

5. “You held me down, I’m at my lowest boiling point” (mid-2000s)
The Sweet Escape, Gwen Stefani (f Akon)

6. “Beautiful garbage, beautiful dresses, can you stand up or will you just fall down?” (late 90s)
Celebrity Skin, Hole (Courtney Love)

7. “Oh, it seems like I can finally rest my head on something real, I like the way that feels” (mid-2000s)
Pieces of Me, Ashlee Simpson

8. “We’re heading for something, somewhere I’ve never been  Sometimes I am frightened but I’m ready to learn.” (early 90s)
The Power of Love, Celine Dion

9. “Images of rapture creep into me slowly as you’re going to my head” (mid-90s)
Fantasy, Mariah Carey

10. “Cause shorty’s got a job, shorty’s got a car, short can pay her own rent, don’t wanna dance if it’s not in my heart” (early 00s)
Most Girls, P!nk