1) "Emotion" - Gurufish: "You love her, but you can't have her; even if she loves you. No need to scare 7-11 clerks with your 40-round Uzi, just play this track repeatedly."
2) "Angeline" - The Issues: "I kept betting people I could listen to this without singing along - and wound up losing lots of money."
3) "Rayne" - Eden: "Damn, why can't I write songs like these guys?"
4) "Sunrise" - Brass Knuckle Surfer: "Like watching the sun rise with your first cup of coffee ... on Saturn!"
5) "Motor City Queen" - The Hush: "Every time I tried to get in a great three-chord rock band like this, I was told to go play lots of notes, so I finally gave up ... and started playing lots of notes! Go figure."