Name the sappy, instrumental tune, whose basic melody I'm humming.
February 15, 2011 3:24 AM Subscribe
Can you name this slow, sappy, mostly-instrumental song (and its artist) from the last decade?
posted by purefusion to Media & Arts (14 answers total)
So I've known the melody from this mostly-instrumental song for years, but I don't often hear it, though it does seem to randomly get stuck in my head from time to time. It doesn't have many lyrics as I remember it, and I don't remember the few lyrics that it does have, though if I heard them I'd probably recognize them. I believe it was popular somewhere around 5 years ago, though that's just a guess. It's sort of a slow, sappy instrumental song which I believe is mostly played on the piano. It's very melodic. The melody seems to just repeat over and over, if I recall correctly.
Knowing that the above description is certainly not going to get you far in helping me on this quest, I've recorded myself humming the basic melody of the song (MP3, linked below). The hummed melody is just the unique part as I recalled it, so if you played the hummed melody over and over, you'd essentially have the song if my recollection is indeed accurate. In any case, I hope the tune is familiar to you.
Also, perhaps to make this question more useful to others, if you know of any web service that can guess a tune from a recording of humming or whistling, that'd be cool to know, as well. The only music-guessing resources I know of are the apps like Shazam for the iPhone, but you must be hearing the actual song for it to work. I did attempt to use Shazam with just humming, but it failed miserably... :\
Thanks in advance!