Sunday, 19 September 2021

Snapshots #207: A Top Ten Mirror Songs

Mirror, mirror on the wall, which is the best Saturday morning photo-based pop music quiz of them all?

Really? Shucks.

10. Aloe needs one.

Aloe Blacc sang I Need A Dollar.

Dollar - Mirror Mirror

9. Cots & copies.

Cots are cribs. You can also crib someone else's answers.

The Cribs - Mirror Kissers

8. Western detectives come in all shades.

Pinkerton's Assorted Colours - Mirror Mirror

7. Aunt found in decrepit subject.

Aunt Sally in an old field (as in, "what's your field of study?")

Sally Oldfield - Mirrors

6. Beach Boy goes to work for NASA.

Mike Love goes to work with Rockets.

Love & Rockets - Mirror People

5. Mixed up coin in silky tube.

The mixed up COIN is NICO.

The silky tube is obvious.

The Velvet Underground & Nico - I'll Be Your Mirror

4. Difficult to distinguish from your arse.

You just can't tell your arse from your elbow, can you?

Elbow - Mirrorball

3. Good for drums, eggs and carpets.

They're all things you might beat.

The Beat - Mirror In The Bathroom

2. Advanced scrapple.

Scrapple is an early form of Meatloaf. Apparently.

Meat Loaf - Objects In The Rear View Mirror May Appear Closer Than They Are 

1. Founded in the year 2415 A.D.

This is where they got their name from.

The Human League - Mirror Man

More next Saturday...


  1. Just noticed that no-one posted the answer yesterday although some of us had worked it out.
    When thinking of sax players Meatloaf never entered my head

    1. Only now have I read the answer can I see that it is Mr Loaf

    2. The image is from Rocky Horror Picture Show... so I doubt he was actually playing it.


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