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Song that goes something like AABBCCDD (literally)?

I have part of a song stuck in my head. The lyrics I can remember are something that sounds like "A A, B B - CCDD, CCDD" - that is literally what is being sung, it's not the rhyme scheme. Who is the artist and what is the track called? [more inside]
posted by 35minutes on Apr 24, 2014 - 14 answers

What is this song?

What is the name of the song / artist of this song? [more inside]
posted by dilaudid on Apr 16, 2014 - 7 answers

Song ID: something about liking/not liking popcorn?

It's sung by a woman in some kind of retro rock-y style that I can't quite articulate. It's a list of foods that girls either.. like or don't like, and the chorus is about popcorn.. I think. Challenge: pretty sure this is from a Portland, OR band, as I heard this on the local Portland-centric radio station KZME. [more inside]
posted by curious nu on Apr 7, 2014 - 1 answer

Help ID this dubstep track based on lyrics...

There's an old song I had favorited on last.fm, but I no longer see it in my favorites. It's got a bit of a dubstep (original twostep/garage style, not "brostep") feel. The lyrics are something sung through a vocoder or voxbox, or maybe even synthesized. Definitely through electronic effects. "Lo-ove you, need you, ho-old you, clo-oser... I .. need... you right now" Or something to that effect? on the first two beats of each line, I think there's a half-step or so glide up (i.e. where I have the '-' in the words) The song starts with this sort of vocal stuff with keyboards. [more inside]
posted by symbioid on Feb 15, 2014 - 5 answers

Song ID Filter

What artist/song is playing at the 27 minute mark of This American Life Episode 76: Mob ?
posted by 12%juicepulp on Oct 19, 2013 - 4 answers

It's Hard Out Here for a Pimp / It Was A Good Day Song ID

Please help me identify this song; it's a funky house track that samples both Ice Cube's "It Was A Good Day" and Three 6 Mafia's "It's Hard Out Here For A Pimp." [more inside]
posted by Amplify on Nov 11, 2012 - 0 answers

What was this song?

Name this song: female singer, sounds kinda new, on an indie radio station. Lyrics say something about "the worst" or "what's worse?" and "people say I'm _____ because I have no plans to settle down." [more inside]
posted by shortyJBot on Oct 19, 2012 - 4 answers

This American Life Song ID Request

Song ID request: This American Life episode "Special Ed," roughly at the 51:00 mark. Instrumental, post-rock maybe? Link inside. [more inside]
posted by mnemonic on Aug 27, 2012 - 1 answer

Song that may or may not be titled "Novocaine"

Need the artist and song name of a song from Animal Planet's "American Stuffers" that has lyrics talking about "Novocaine" and is sung by a Carrie Underwood-type woman! Gah! [more inside]
posted by PeppahCat on Apr 20, 2012 - 3 answers

Help Me Identify This Disco Song

Help me identify this song that I heard during a Cut Copy DJ set. [more inside]
posted by awesomebrad on Dec 11, 2011 - 3 answers

Who's Ms. Spears stealing from?

What is the origin of the "whistled" tune in Britney Spears' "I Wanna Go?" [more inside]
posted by sonic meat machine on Oct 8, 2011 - 4 answers

Help me identify this song!

I need help identifying a song that I heard played at a club recently. It may be a remix with a Zouk beat added. I apologize for the poor audio quality; this was the best my phone could do. Dropbox link to the video below the fold. [more inside]
posted by philosophygeek on Aug 4, 2011 - 2 answers

What's that song with those words and that music?

Song ID: It was maybe ten years ago on the "alternative" station, and was more talking than singing. I only remember a couple of words. The line that I kinda [sorta, almost] remember is something like "... she unbuttoned my fly ... it was the longest thirty seconds of my whole life." [more inside]
posted by kindachris on Aug 3, 2011 - 5 answers

Which song am I sucking snot to?

We have a Graco Nasal Clear Nasal Aspirator that, as a peripheral function, plays 12 little melodies to distract kids as they're getting their sinuses suctioned. Eleven of them are ones I recognize but the twelfth is driving me nuts. [more inside]
posted by camcgee on Feb 21, 2011 - 12 answers

I get it already...I can fool myself

Overheard a song while my wife was watching NCIS:LA last night and now I can neither identify it nor get it out of my head (the former may help with the latter). [more inside]
posted by JaredSeth on Jan 19, 2011 - 6 answers

Song ID: "Carlos" trailer

Song ID filter: What plays at 1:04 and again at the very end in this trailer for Carlos?
posted by Cucurbit on Jan 11, 2011 - 5 answers

"I've been driving around. / Can't believe I'm getting older." Yet another ID-this-song question.

"I've been driving around. / Can't believe I'm getting older." Looking for a vaguely Red-House-Painters-sounding song with these lyrics that some coworkers of mine used to play. This would have been around 2001, in SE Michigan.
posted by nebulawindphone on Jan 4, 2011 - 13 answers

Help me identify this song from the Imus Show

Help me identify a new country song I heard about a month ago on the Don Imus show. [more inside]
posted by ThisIsNotMe on Dec 30, 2010 - 5 answers

Yet another song id request

Song ID Filter. Link to 9 indie rock song clips from the 90's possibly Canadian. [more inside]
posted by canoehead on Dec 13, 2010 - 12 answers

Song ID: Indie/Electronic "love song"

Song ID request for help: Some time ago I was listening to an indie rock radio station (probably 89.3 the Current) and I heard a song that I really enjoyed. I wrote down the date/time it was played and as many lyrics as I could get down. Unfortunately, I have since lost the slip of paper and have only a few scant clues to go off of. Here's what I remember: - It was a heavily digitized (vocoder?) voice, and sort of electronica-y, in the sort-of indie rock fashion (not like in the club or at a rave fashion). -The chorus included the lyrics (as best I can recall) the following fragments: "even though you really love [him/her]" and "...only causes you pain." I know how terribly little this is to go off of, but I figured if I had a shot anywhere, it would be here!
posted by chrisph on Dec 7, 2010 - 8 answers

help me identify this song

Can anyone identify the reggae song in this video?
posted by Danila on Sep 29, 2010 - 3 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

Please help me identify this song, so I can buy it from Amazon and listen to it a thousand million times and maybe someday put it on a mix cd!

Hivemind, can you help me identify this song? Beat : strong, very danceable. Vocals : female, thick (like honey). For part of the song, she ends each line with "uh huh." I feel like it's a (recent) popular song, but every time I hear it, there's too much ambient noise for Shazam! to identify it.
posted by Afroblanco on May 24, 2010 - 48 answers

KCRW bumper song ID needed

Song identification needed for the music in a couple of the station ID bumpers on KCRW's online music stream. Difficulty level: no lyrics. MP3 snippets inside. [more inside]
posted by zsazsa on May 21, 2010 - 2 answers

I should just carry a recorder around!

(Song ID) E noto corrente - ? [more inside]
posted by coffeefilter on Oct 13, 2009 - 7 answers

We were never mnml

IdentifyThisElectronicMusicFilter: Does anybody know the name/artist/album of this minimal electronic track I found in a liveset (big mp3)? Or anything similar? [more inside]
posted by azarbayejani on Oct 10, 2009 - 5 answers

What's this song with a jaunty melody?

What's this song with a jaunty melody I just heard playing in Lowe's? [more inside]
posted by scrowdid on Sep 30, 2009 - 9 answers

Song ID: "but in a hundred years, I'll be right here..."

[SongID filter] So I heard a song while shopping in the Banana Republic outlet store this morning, and I really liked it. [Don't judge me, Judgy Judgerton...] It sounded a lot like the Magnetic Fields (I'm still half-convinced the voice was Stephen Merritt), a little like M Ward, a little like Jens Lekman. It had a bunch of jangling bells, some shushy instrumental bedding, and the only lyric I can remember being repeated: "but in a hundred years, I'll be right back here." It's not a lot to go on, but by your powers combined ...
posted by mr. remy on Sep 19, 2009 - 2 answers

Song ID -- Help identify / find this Gil Scott-Heron song

Trying to help a friend trying to find a Gil Scott-Heron song. We are not sure of the name of the song -- I suspect it is a song that had been on the original vinyl album, but did not make the transition to CD. Any old-school vinyl-loving Gil fans able to help find this song? If memory serves, it contains the lyric: [more inside]
posted by leticia on Sep 14, 2009 - 2 answers

Help identify this song!

I'm trying to identify a song that I heard recently in a bar. A short clip of the song can be found here. Bonus question: what style of dance fits this song? I saw some couples doing something that looked similar to a waltz, but in 4/4 time. Any ideas what they were doing?
posted by philosophygeek on Jul 23, 2009 - 8 answers

What song did I hear on Ellen's Bigger Longer Wider show?

Help me ID this song that played during Ellen DeGeneres' Bigger Longer Wider show on TBS. [more inside]
posted by IndigoRain on Jun 27, 2009 - 3 answers

Is there a song ID web site out there?

(song ID) ... fast or slow ... east or west ... baby I don't know [more inside]
posted by coffeefilter on May 3, 2009 - 8 answers

What song is the chorus of this song from?

What song do the chorus' lyrics/melody of New Villager's "Rich Doors" bear a striking similarity to? (Link to listen inside.) [more inside]
posted by pokermonk on Jan 16, 2009 - 8 answers

Obscure early-90s-late-80s hip hop song identification: "flyfolds wiggle"?

Obscure early-90s-late-80s hip hop song identification: I used to hear this song on the radio back in the day, and the only part of it I can remember is a line that goes "Joey's in the back / He makes the fly folds wiggle." Anyone? [more inside]
posted by mattbucher on Mar 20, 2008 - 2 answers

Can anyone ID a song with little to know useful information?

I know, this is a long shot, but can anyone help me identify this song from Adventures in Babysitting with very few useful details? [more inside]
posted by lxs on Feb 27, 2008 - 9 answers

swedish guitarline deja-entendu

What other song does this golden guitar-line from the new Jens Lekman album remind me of? [more inside]
posted by Marquis on Aug 19, 2007 - 6 answers

ID This song? Sample from Airplane

Song ID: "Surely you can't be serious" sample [more inside]
posted by sub-culture on Nov 21, 2006 - 1 answer

Take the marbles out, dear

What is this song (252 kb mp3), and who is it by, please? [more inside]
posted by dong_resin on Sep 14, 2006 - 5 answers

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