Apple Music has arrived, and one of the flashiest features offered by the new streaming service is its integration with Siri, Apple's intelligent personal assistant. During the WWDC Apple Music presentation last month, Eddy Cue ordered Siri to “play the song from Selma.” It took her a minute, but eventually, she caught the correct command and played “Glory” by Common and John Legend. Not bad, but what else can Siri do with Apple Music? Vulture decided to put her skills to the test by asking her 21 music-related questions of varying degrees of difficulty. Below are her responses, including artist, song, and album titles where applicable. A few takeaways: Siri is not a fan of Weezer, doesn't understand the word thong, and thinks she has better taste than you do.
Hey, Siri, what is your favorite song right now?
My taste in music is rather unconventional. I doubt you'd like it.
Hey, Siri, play a song about big butts.
D. James Taylor, “What Do I Do When She Asks, 'Does My Butt Look Big in These Jeans'” (Frequently Asked Questions About Women).
Hey, Siri, play the new True Detective theme song.
I can’t find anything by “True Detective Theme.”
Hey, Siri, play a song for a funeral.
Kanaku & El Tigre, “El Funeral” (Caracoles).
Hey, Siri, play a song about New York City.
NOFX, "All My Friends in New York" (Backstage Passport Soundtrack).
Hey, Siri, play a song about destroying my sweater.
Sorry, I couldn’t find a song about destroying my sweater.
Hey, Siri, play a song about pink triangles.
Sorry, I couldn’t find a song about pink triangles.
Hey, Siri, play a song about Buddy Holly.
Sorry, “You’ll Forget About Me” by Holly McNarland isn’t available for streaming.
Hey, Siri, play the best Beyoncé song.
Sorry, "Drunk in Love (feat. Jay Z)" by Beyoncé isn't available for streaming.
Hey, Siri, play the best Rihanna song.
Rihanna, "Disturbia" (Good Girl Gone Bad).
Hey, Siri, play the song from Reservoir Dogs.
Stealers Wheel, "Stuck in the Middle With You" (Reservoir Dogs Soundtrack).
Hey, Siri, play a song about thongs.
P!NK feat. Nate Ruess, "Just Give Me a Reason" (The Truth About Love).
Hey, Siri, play the best Taylor Swift song.
Taylor Swift, "Shake It Off" (1989).
Hey, Siri, play a song that will make me cry.
I couldn’t find a song that will make you cry on Apple Music or in your library.
Hey, Siri, play the Song of Summer.
Calvin Harris, “Summer” (Motion).
Hey, Siri, play the best Missy Elliott song.
Total feat. Missy Elliot, “What the Dealio” (Why Do Fools Fall in Love Soundtrack).
Hey, Siri, play music for us having sex.
Rev. Otis Moss III & Trinity United Church of Christ, “Sex in the City 1” (Single, Saved, and Having Sex: Where Is God When I’m Dealing With Sex in the City 1).
Hey, Siri, play the song from 2001: A Space Odyssey.
The City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra, “2001: A Space Odyssey” (The Science Fiction Album).
Hey, Siri, play the best Nicki Minaj song.
Nicki Minaj, “Super Bass” (Pink Friday).
Hey, Siri, play a song in E major.
The London Philharmonic Orchestra, “The Four Seasons” (111 Amazing Pieces of Classical Music).
Hey, Siri, play a song by Hov.
Tove Lo, “Habits (Stay High)” (Queen of the Clouds).