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Colour in Music

Quiz: colours in song titles and artists names

  1. "Mr. Blue Sky" is a song by which band?
  2. Neil Diamond said about which song: "the simple things are really the important things"?
  3. Who sang lead vocals on the Beatle's song "Yellow Submarine"?
  4. "Venus" was which Dutch rock band's biggest hit?

  5. Which song by Michael Jackson was released as the first single from the album, Dangerous?
  6. What was the name of the final studio album by Amy Winehouse?
  7. Pink Floyd's album, The Dark Side of the Moon, was released in which year?
  8. "Paint the Town Red" is a 2023 song by which American rapper and singer?
  9. What was originally on the B-side of Boney M.'s 1978 hit "Rivers of Babylon"?
  10. Madonna wrote the song "True Blue" as a way of expressing her love for who?
  11. Which song plays during the end credits of the film Full Metal Jacket and is the opening theme song for the American television series, Tour of Duty?
  12. Which song was named joint winner with "Bohemian Rhapsody" as "The Best British Pop Single of the Year" at the Brit Awards 1977?
  13. "Mellow Yellow" is a song written and recorded by which singer-songwriter?
  14. "White Flag" is a song by which English singer-songwriter?
  15. The Tremeloes' 1967 cover version of which song reached number one on the UK Singles Chart?
  16. Alecia Beth Moore Hart is professionally known by what name?
  17. Which song originally written, performed and recorded by Neil Diamond in 1967 was recorded as a cover version in 1983 that went to the UK number one spot?
  18. "Gold" by new wave band Spandau Ballet, was written by the which guitarist/songwriter?
  19. "99 Red Balloons" is a song sung by which German band in 1983?
  20. In 2002, which song was chosen to be the winner's single for the first series of Pop Idol?
  21. "Brown Sugar" was first released on which Rolling Stones’ album?
  22. "It's a nice day to start again" is a line from which song?
  23. Who had a UK number one in 1970 with "Spirit in the Sky"?
  24. What's the real last name of performer Cilla Black?
  25. Which song released in May 2015 by Little Mix, topped the UK Singles Chart?
  26. Which song features the lyrics: "texture like sun, lays me down with my mind she runs"?


  1. Electric Light Orchestra (ELO)
  2. Forever in Blue Jeans
  3. Ringo Starr
  4. Shocking Blue
  5. Black or White
  6. Back to Black
  7. 1973 (March)
  8. Doja Cat
  9. Brown Girl in the Ring
  10. Sean Penn
  11. Paint It Black
  12. A Whiter Shade of Pale (by Procol Harum)
  13. Donovan
  14. Dido
  15. Silence Is Golden
  16. Pink
  17. Red Red Wine
  18. Gary Kemp
  19. Nena
  20. Evergreen
  21. Sticky Fingers (1971)
  22. White Wedding (Billy Idol)
  23. Norman Greenbaum
  24. White (Priscilla Maria Veronica White)
  25. Black Magic
  26. Golden Brown (by The Stranglers)