help find a song
February 10, 2012 4:43 PM   Subscribe

Looking for a song for our Wedding! I have tried the hum to identify sites, and googled like crazy with no luck. The song is new (2011) and "car commercial popular". It has no lyrics and sounds kind of like something Sigur Ros would do. I know this offers nothing, but it is like, "Ahhhh, ummmmm, aaaaaaa uuuuu". It heard it on the radio, an "alternative" station. Its starts slow and builds (all songs I guess), and is quite emotional. Men are doing the vocals, and my last little evidence is that on the movie, If a Tree Falls, toward the middle they play a short segment of a song that sounds identical to the band in question but not the song. I check every song on the credits but it is definitely not there. Thanks all!
posted by Benzle to Grab Bag (14 answers total) 4 users marked this as a favorite
 
Here's my guess: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=84i7zQ_ACnU
posted by cairdeas at 4:46 PM on February 10, 2012




Maybe Bon Iver?
posted by judith at 5:05 PM on February 10, 2012


Ara Batur?
posted by empath at 5:05 PM on February 10, 2012


Are you sure it's new? Might it be this (as featured here)?
posted by cybele at 5:46 PM on February 10, 2012 [1 favorite]


Can you find the commercial in question (on youtube or the company's website) and Shazaam it?
posted by teamnap at 7:34 PM on February 10, 2012


thank all but nothing yet
posted by Benzle at 8:13 PM on February 10, 2012


Arcade Fire.
posted by january at 9:17 PM on February 10, 2012


I was positive that it would be "Ice Cream" by Battles (video pretty NSFW) until you said "emotional." Still going to throw it out there.
posted by sinfony at 10:44 PM on February 10, 2012


You said you've tried hum to identify sites - if you can hum the tune, can you record it and post it here?
posted by hot soup at 7:12 AM on February 11, 2012 [1 favorite]


The Only Living Boy in New York, by Simon and Garfunkel. Part from commercial starts at 1:16.
posted by Toothless Willy at 7:18 AM on February 11, 2012


Radical Face- Welcome Home ?
posted by carpediem at 3:21 PM on February 11, 2012


Probably not it, but I just have to throw it out there: Intro by The XX?

It fits in that it has no lyrics, is "car commercical popular" (it's used in LOTS of media), would play on "alternative" radio and has "aaaaa uuuuu" stuff going on with male vocals. However, it's also got female vocals and is not that Sigur Ros-y.
posted by (alice) at 4:07 PM on February 11, 2012


Two Weeks by Grizzly Bear?
posted by cyphill at 5:24 PM on February 12, 2012


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