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Help Identifying a Song!

I'm looking for help identifying a song I heard earlier today. I don't have a lot to go on -- I only heard the last 30 seconds or so on the radio at a store. It was jangly and reminiscent of the Susanna Hoffs / Matthew Sweet cover albums. It sounded like a woman and a man harmonizing (but could possibly have been two women) and was upbeat. The last line ended with something like "...to make up for all you left behind", and the song ended abruptly with no fade out.
posted by Blue Jello Elf on May 18, 2014 - 1 answer

another college radio song ID request

What's the name of this song that was played on a college radio station? [more inside]
posted by aerotive on Nov 27, 2013 - 2 answers

A song comparing her love to stars

Romantic song sung by female singer, with lyrics like, "Why do I need stars when I have you"? [more inside]
posted by catburger on Sep 28, 2012 - 4 answers

Acoustic guitar song from This American Life's David Rakoff feature?

Name that tune? Background intro music for This American Life, the episode "Our Friend David." Slow acoustic guitar chords are the only key feature I can identify. [more inside]
posted by misformargaret on Aug 29, 2012 - 5 answers

college radio song ID

Looking for an ID of a song playing on a college radio station. [more inside]
posted by aerotive on May 7, 2012 - 11 answers

"Symphony of roses..." Line?

SongFilter: the line "symphony of roses" is all I could remember, and I don't remember the station on the radio I heard it on, but it was an indie station, I think. It was just on in the car and Google is failing me entirely. Anyone familiar?
posted by dubadubowbow on Nov 21, 2011 - 2 answers

Please help me identify this 1990s NYC song

Please help me identify this sort-of-instrumental club song with a Latin flavor that was huge on NYC radio in the mid-to-late nineties. More details inside. [more inside]
posted by jason's_planet on Oct 8, 2011 - 4 answers

What the hell did I hear?

This is definitely a long shot, but I'm looking for a weird reggae-ish song I heard on a radio a few months ago. The only things I remember about it are that it was pretty long, and the lyrics included something about "a piece of leg" and taking off your clothes. [more inside]
posted by Venadium on Feb 15, 2011 - 8 answers

Identify these two songs from the late 80's/early 90's.

Help my father identify two songs he recorded off the radio in the late 80's / early 90's. One is bluegrass and the other is alternative rock. [more inside]
posted by wivy on Dec 4, 2010 - 11 answers

this is a new dawn

Help sought in identifying the song. Trip-hoppy, moody backing track with a male spoken sample saying: "Don't cry. You're gonna be a big man someday. This is a new dawn!" [more inside]
posted by threeants on May 2, 2010 - 3 answers

Who makes the station-specific versions of radio songs?

Who is responsible for recording / editing those customized versions of pop radio songs that include the radio station's or city's name? [more inside]
posted by Zephyrial on Dec 21, 2009 - 3 answers

Mumble-mumble-whaty-what?

[SongFilter] What the heck is this song playing on my local college radio station? [more inside]
posted by jordanlewis on Oct 7, 2009 - 8 answers

What's this song?

What's this song? It was on US Top 40 radio in the late 80s. It's a mashup sorta thingie of musical styles, starting out with a big band playing "In the Mood" and moving forward through different popular music styles to the modern day. IIRC at the very end there is a brief return to a little bit of In the Mood.
posted by Lou Stuells on Mar 18, 2009 - 4 answers

For all those beautiful bulemics out there, this song goes out to YOU!

A close friend and I are embarking on a collegiate radio adventure through the wrist-slittingly fun world of teenage problems and angst. We're developing a list of musical sub-themes and came to one we like in theory but don't have much material for: Eating Disorders! Does anyone know of any (any) any (any) songs about Eating Disorders? Please share!
posted by Keter on Feb 2, 2009 - 22 answers

Who thought Sam up?

Songfilter: Heard it on the radio, schizophrenia, prostitution, weirdness. [more inside]
posted by M Edward on Dec 24, 2008 - 7 answers

Is there a website that categorizes songs by mood or subject?

Is there a website that categorizes songs by mood or subject? Searching iTunes for title words and hoping the title then corresponds to the lyrics/mood doesn't always give the best results. [more inside]
posted by melodykramer on Apr 8, 2008 - 5 answers

Awake enough to like the song, too sleepy to remember the words.

Help me figure out the name of a song I just heard on NPR... [more inside]
posted by arianell on Jan 23, 2008 - 7 answers

On the radio, the radio

Looking for a song with the refrain, "On the raa-dee-oh, the raa-de-oh." [more inside]
posted by ikkyu2 on Jul 18, 2007 - 23 answers

Song from Liars episode of This American Life?

Can you identify this song used in This American Life? Starts at 19:18 and continues for the entire segment. [more inside]
posted by 0xFCAF on Feb 7, 2007 - 6 answers

Who sings Lonesome Joey Grinder?

Lonesome Joey Grinder? Help me identify this song. [more inside]
posted by Frank Grimes on Oct 21, 2006 - 5 answers

sudden tempo change in "willow weep for me"

I once heard a radio program (probably on NPR or the BBC) about the song "Willow Weep for Me." They claimed it was an extraordinary song for two reasons: it was written by a woman (rare in 1932) and there was striking tempo change in the middle of the song. However, in most recordings, the musicians skip the tempo change. But on the show I listened to, they played a rare recoding that featured the change. I want that recording. [more inside]
posted by grumblebee on Oct 17, 2006 - 3 answers

ID some This American Life songs?

This American Life has at least a dozen instrumentals that they use over and over as background music. The Happy Flute Song, the Things Are Kind of Tense Song, and so on. I've really grown to like many of them, but I cannot identify any of them. Can TAL fans identify any of the standard music beds?
posted by waldo on Oct 15, 2006 - 23 answers

Help me remember this song from the mid 90s

I need some help rediscovering the artist and title of a song from ten years ago or so - vague memories follow: [more inside]
posted by DandyRandy on Jun 22, 2006 - 6 answers

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