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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

Name That Tune -- 1990s edition

I have been wondering for month about a song I sometimes heard on the radio sometime between 1992 and 1997. The chorus is very close to the instruments, beat, and tempo in D.C. Talk's "Just Between You And Me" opening verses (starting at this spot here) but the singer sounds kind of like Seal. It's sung kind of wistfully, but I don't know any lyrics, just how it sounds. Any idea what it could be? I went through Seal's discography one by one, and it's not him. It sounds closest to "Prayer For The Dying", the same sort of delivery and tempo, but that's not it.
posted by crapmatic on Apr 17, 2014 - 16 answers

Help me identify this song based on the melody

What is the 80s or 90s pop song with a similar melody to the one in Super Freak/Can't Touch This? It sounds like the same intervals, but sung with the "words" da-dee-day-doh. I want to say it could be from the UK, possibly somewhere else in Europe. I think the album cover is black and white and could be a picture of people walking. Sorry for how vague this is! Any ideas?
posted by flod logic on Mar 13, 2014 - 3 answers

What's this tune?

I love the When Cheese Fails series! And I was wondering what that sound/tune in this video is: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ybP5J4MSgxI at 4:16 - 4:33 I like listening to music, so maybe a music type or perhaps a link to a specific tune. Listening to it makes either want to A) Transcend this world or B) Kill myself Thanks.
posted by iliketothinknu on Feb 5, 2014 - 2 answers

Identify a classic rock song by outro (butchered approximation attached)

I always hear the very end of this song on the local rock station, but never any other part! Since much of what the station plays (94.1 WHJY, "94 HJY" in Providence, RI) could be called "classic rock", I'm going to assume it falls into that category. A butchered GarageBand approximation of the outro is attached. (Note that the actual outro is played on an electric guitar - it's actually chords.) [more inside]
posted by Seeking Direction on Nov 13, 2013 - 4 answers

Identify the mysterious ripped song

I found this song kicking about on my computer, and while I'm sure I took it off a record years ago I have no idea what it is. Nothing on Google searches or song identification software; anybody here know?
posted by solarion on Oct 26, 2013 - 2 answers

Identifying a woodsman song

I'm trying to identify a song about a woodsman that is used in the US Forest Service documentary "An Axe to Grind." Here is a link to part of the song. I've tried googling bits of the lyrics to no avail. Anyone recognize it?
posted by Deflagro on Sep 17, 2013 - 7 answers

Trip hop song with male vocalist stuck in my head

Downtempo/Trip Hop/Chillout song stuck in my head in a huge way. It's something I've heard dozens of times before but now, of course, I can't identify it. It's got a male vocalist, possibly British-sounding. The song is somewhat popular - it may be on a bunch of compilations and chillout/downtempo internet radio stations. [more inside]
posted by neilkod on Oct 2, 2012 - 28 answers

Rap song with indian singing sample

Identify-that-song-filter: What is the current top-40's rap song with sample of high-pictched male(?) indian singing looping repeatedly in the beat? [more inside]
posted by wrok on Aug 26, 2012 - 7 answers

Does anyone know this early 2000s song?

I'm looking for help with a very vague song identification for a song I heard in the early 2000s on FUSE/Much Music USA. Barring that, I'm looking for recommendations of websites that help identify songs. [more inside]
posted by capricorn on Jul 31, 2012 - 2 answers

Can you identify this classic blues rock song

Can you identify this classic/blues rock song from a 4-bar GarageBand remake of a guitar melody? [more inside]
posted by germdisco on Jul 24, 2012 - 3 answers

In which everyone finds out I watch abcfamily dramas...

What is the song used in this clip from an episode of Switched at Birth? [more inside]
posted by phunniemee on Feb 9, 2012 - 4 answers

Name this very quiet background song?

Can you name the song [29-second excerpt, 462k mp3] that's playing all too quietly in the background of a scene from season 2 episode 8 of Happy Endings?
posted by night kitchen on Dec 28, 2011 - 5 answers

Name that tune!

Any SeatSniffer fans? the band I mean! searching for a song [more inside]
posted by tar0tgr1 on Dec 3, 2011 - 1 answer

Who made the techno-dance song with lyrics "be my b***"?

Who made the techno-dance song with lyrics, and song title: "my b***"? [more inside]
posted by crawltopslow on Oct 23, 2011 - 8 answers

Help identifying mystery (asian?) song

Longshot Music Filter: Please help me identify this (asian?) song from this short, poor quality recording. [more inside]
posted by forforf on Sep 10, 2011 - 1 answer

Online short identification.

Help me find an only partially remembered short film I saw in the internet back in 2000 or 2001. [more inside]
posted by 1f2frfbf on Aug 10, 2011 - 3 answers

Identify this song: Camarero

Camarero something something me muero de sed: What is the name of this Spanish language song about being at a bar on the beach and trying to get the waiter's attention for a drink? I last heard it in 1995 and expect it was made only a few years earlier. I thought the name was just Camarero, but I am not getting the right song by Google. The singer is male, the music generically Latin, and I am pretty sure you hear the drink being opened.
posted by whatzit on Aug 4, 2011 - 3 answers

Name That Song

NameThatSongFilter: He was telling me to throw my hands in the air, but it wasn't Taio Cruz. [more inside]
posted by LarrenD on Jan 30, 2011 - 6 answers

Yet another song id request.

The first 10 secs of Rufus Wainwright's "Poses" reminds me of another song, possibly a movie soundtrack. Help me identify it, please!
posted by prenominal on Jan 15, 2011 - 12 answers

What song is this?

Help me identify this song from a movie or TV soundtrack. [more inside]
posted by andrewpendleton on Dec 19, 2010 - 4 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

Just a song in the dark...

Can anyone help me identify this song, given a description of the first 45ish seconds (no lyrics)? [more inside]
posted by mekily on Sep 27, 2010 - 4 answers

Which song has a chorus of "See you tonight"?

Please help me find a song played before the Pavement concert in St. Paul last night! Byrdsy jangle pop with a chorus of "See you tonight" repeated. [more inside]
posted by punchdrunkhistory on Sep 13, 2010 - 6 answers

Help me identify this music snippet

Help me figure out the song that has been stuck in my head! I can't remember the title/composer at all, bugging me all day, etc. I managed to record a few notes.
posted by Xere on Sep 12, 2010 - 6 answers

Identify [drum drum drum] this song, please!

Please help me identify this song from almost no information at all. [more inside]
posted by phunniemee on Sep 11, 2010 - 16 answers

Help me find this Chris Brown-like song!

Identify-this-song-filter: Looking for a recent pop song, which is similar in style and released within a year or two to Chris Brown's Forever. [more inside]
posted by moiraine on Sep 3, 2010 - 4 answers

What was this 1980s tape with brain songs?

Help me identify and rediscover a tape of educational songs about the brain from the 1980s. [more inside]
posted by Faint of Butt on Jul 18, 2010 - 2 answers

Song ID from This American Life tv show

SongIDfilter: "This American Life" tv show, season 2 episode 2, "Two Wars": what is the song playing over the last 2.5 minutes or so, as the "Grassnost" story's family eats dinner? [more inside]
posted by so_gracefully on Jun 26, 2010 - 5 answers

Help me find a song. Asian uke player, song is entitled something like "Paparazzi". Help!

Help me remember and find this song, based on the following details: Solo artist with an Asian first and last name. Instrumental song featuring a mandolin or uke (or something like that). Name of the song was something like "Paparazzi", and I nabbed it off his myspace like 3-4 years ago. It's not a Gaga cover. [more inside]
posted by 23skidoo on Jun 1, 2010 - 3 answers

What song is this, and where have I seen it?

What is this song and where has it been used in popular visual media, especially the movies? I know it's not Raymond Scott's Powerhouse but I feel it's been used in similar factory / assembly line situations. [more inside]
posted by komara on May 25, 2010 - 7 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

Can anyone identify these songs by their melodies?

Can anyone identify one of these songs I have stuck in my head? (Links below) - Please help! [more inside]
posted by cdenman on Oct 27, 2009 - 6 answers

Baby making music

songfilter: I heard the fragment of a song years ago and it is a long shot. Hope me! [more inside]
posted by jadepearl on Jul 17, 2009 - 7 answers

Name this tune?

What is this tune? [more inside]
posted by MaudB on Jul 5, 2009 - 6 answers

Help me identify this unnamed song

Help me identify the artist & title of this song. [more inside]
posted by drid9ghots on May 30, 2009 - 8 answers

Help me identify this music to strip to.

Please help me identify this old song. There are no vocals, but lots of trumpets. It's a smoky standard that they often play in the movies when there is stripping, like on a stage. [more inside]
posted by Sully on Dec 7, 2008 - 11 answers

ID Canuck TV Theme

Does anyone know the theme music for the Canadian Fashion TV show ? (you know , with Jeannie Becker). It was used thru the 90's, I'm sure it was taken from an exisitng tune. They didnt reply to my email about it.
posted by canoehead on Oct 20, 2008 - 4 answers

Help me identify this song: instrumental violin hip-hop.

What is the song in this video? Sounds like some sort of string-based (violin?) instrumental hip-hop.
posted by archagon on Sep 13, 2008 - 5 answers

Please help me identify this Brazilian pop song

Please help me identify this pop song. It sounds Brazilian, probably from the 1960s or '70s.
posted by gentle on Aug 1, 2008 - 3 answers

ID song from "iPhone in the enterprise" video?

What is the song used in the background of Apple's iPhone in the enterprise video? [more inside]
posted by Asymptote on Jun 9, 2008 - 3 answers

"Big hello to Refrigerator Jim, on the half-eaten tuba."

Can someone identify a British (I assume) musical comedy bit from the 1960s or 1970s that's nothing more than a several minutes-long introduction of the members of the most bizarre band in the world? [more inside]
posted by CommonSense on Apr 10, 2008 - 5 answers

Can you name this tiny little riff?

I recently saw the "Beatles LOVE" show in Vegas and was absolutely blown away. I now have the DVDA disc but am trying to identify all the songs mashed into it by Sir George Martin. Here's a clip I am particularly interested in. [more inside]
posted by crazyray on Mar 30, 2008 - 8 answers

Who sang it?

I'm trying to identify a song I heard on the radio. It might be CocoRosie or Nouvelle Vague, but I might be wrong. [more inside]
posted by Orbitalmovment on Mar 15, 2008 - 4 answers

What is this song with the sample from "39 Steps"?

I would love to know what song this is. [Direct Link to 4.7 MB mp3] [Caution at work, song gets louder] [more inside]
posted by churl on Mar 9, 2008 - 7 answers

What was that song?

Please help me identify this song from the HBO series "Flight of the Conchords". [more inside]
posted by 2bucksplus on Dec 18, 2007 - 8 answers

Find-a-song: answering machine messages over guitars!

Help me find this song which features a great number of answering machine messages over pretty guitars. Please? [more inside]
posted by wemayfreeze on Oct 18, 2007 - 4 answers

Whoooooooooooooooooooooooo does the f@%$!ing track?!

I can't believe I'm going to blow a question this, but here goes: I keep hearing this really lame hip pop track that features the artist calling out: Whooooooooooooooooo? Yoooooooooooooooooou! and then some references to superman. It's stuck in my head. I can't seem to google it. I've listened to everything on the charts. Help me go to sleep.
posted by phrontist on Sep 2, 2007 - 5 answers

Gimme filthy backroom post-industrial electro action.

Yet another "name that crunching minimal electro tune" question. [more inside]
posted by mykescipark on Aug 20, 2007 - 14 answers

Please help me identify this song.

There's a song at 1:45 into this video. Can you identify it for me? [more inside]
posted by UnclePlayground on Aug 14, 2007 - 5 answers

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