Questions tagged [identify-this-sample]

For questions looking to identify the reuse of a recorded sound fragment in another main song. Be sure to include enough information (main song(s) info, video link, source of the sample, etc.) for someone to be able to identify it.

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Intro Song in Petra Documentary

So, there is this documentary called "Petra: the lost city of stone". At the very beginning, you immediatly here the narrator speaking with a background music. I'm not a music expert, i cannot even ...
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Identify the opening discourse in “Pray”, from Haelos

So there is this discourse opening from the band Haelos, it is the first song in this link. Does anyone know who's talking? My bet is that is Churchill, but I'm not sure.
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What does the melody sound like in “This Life Is Lost” from Dr. Peacock & Sefa?

Somehow the melody of This Life is Lost reminds me of a similar melody of a piano song. Has anyone made the same remark?
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Melancholy piano waltz

I've tried my best on several websites/apps to find out what was that piano piece, but couldn't find anything. Any ideas? I have added the piano piece on youtube Thank you!
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Tango playing from a gramophone *Poirot* - “Third Floor Flat” (TV episode)

Ever since I first watched the said episode, I got enthralled by the tune playing in the very beginning of the Se1 Ep5 of Agatha Christie's Poirot: Third Floor Flat (around two minutes and three ...
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What is the background chatter at the beginning of “Gravity of Love” (Enigma)

The track "Gravity of Love" is a single from Enigma's album "The Screen Behind the Mirror". The song contains samples of Carmina Burana. There is also some background chatter at the beginning of the ...
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“On a boat in the moonlight” “Those are the Eyes of a Woman in Love” - from YouTube video

I found this used as the background music of an unrelated video on youtube. I searched on google for fragments of lyrics that I can pickup, I tried the usual song identification applications, all to ...
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Crosscut- “Spit the Fire” Intro. Is this taken from a movie?

Since I heard the song the first time about 16 years ago, I wonder where the intro is taken from. It sounds like it is from a movie, but I am not sure about that. Does somebody know where it is from? ...
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“I'm gonna blackmail you” - looking for song name and band

It's a song I found on my parents' old mixtape recorded from a german radio station (so it might as well be a german band) back in the 80s. I was able to soundhound/google all the other songs, but ...
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Who does the voice in Marley Marl's “Duck Alert?”

I am wondering who does the sampled spoken voice on Marley Marl's Duck Alert. Specifically, I am looking at the voice that says "The Crew will not understand it" and "I am speaking to you from ...
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Identify soundtrack from the Disney/Pixar's Coco trailer

What song is playing in the 2nd half of Disney/Pixar's Coco trailer? The them seems to go: G B G A F A D B D C A C
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Identify this “answer waiting” bossa nova song in Russia

I can't find a full version of this bossa nova song that features in a Russian comedy show (only the small piece starting from 1:17). It looks like Brazilian Portuguese, I hear words (but not sure). ...
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Guitar sample in Andy Mineo's “Desparado”

I heard this song and the guitar rhythm sounds very familiar, but I can't put my finger (or ear) on where I heard it from originally. Was this sampled or even inspired by a popular song or chord, or ...
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What is the sound we can hear in Amine & Kehlani's Heebiejeebies?

Heebiejeebies by Amine & Kehlani is the song, and the sound in question is found at 0:18, and continues for the majority of the song. How is this made and what effects are on it. Or is this a pure ...
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Vocal sample in Andy C & Shimon's Drum and Bass classic 'Body Rock' (2001) & Incubus' 11 am (2001)

There's a very specific vocal sample in Body Rock by Andy C and Shimon on RAM Records. It appears at 12 seconds. Strangely, though not when you consider they have a DJ, Incubus use the same vocal ...
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Soul/funk song sampled by Provy Tha Boss in “Welcome Back to the 80's”

I've been trying to find this song for a while, it's a funk song or soul song from maybe late 70's early 80's and it starts off with strings and a nice bassline followed by a man saying "ooh, ooh... ...
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What's the name of this classical piano piece?

Can anyone help me identify the name of the song in this clip? https://soundcloud.com/user84811742/musical-piece-clip I have tried to find it through Shazam, Musipedia and Peachnote's IMSLP Music ...
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Looking for source of familiar sounding bass line used in “Sorry” by Vthebeast

I was listening to a pod cast and the outro music was VERY familiar. When I used Shazam it told me I was listening to "Sorry (feature La Mustache)" by Vthebeast off the Russian album 'R3m4d3' (iTunes ...
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Origins of the outro sample from Take the Sword Part III on the Afro Samurai Resurrection soundtrack?

At the end of Take the Sword Part III on the Afro Samurai Resurrection soundtrack, there is this sample: When a man wants to attract the female The best way is to apply a musk perfume But when ...
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Identify a sample in “Summertime” by Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince?

I'm curious what the origin of main background-persistent sample in the DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince (Will Smith) song Summertime is from? It's sort of familiar to me as something reminiscent ...
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What song samples the beginning of the X-Files episode “Ice” (s01e08)?

With the arrival of new X-Files episodes imminent, my wife and I have started watching the original series again from the beginning. When we got to episode 8, Ice, she was a bit confused as I knew ...
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can anyone tell me the name of this

Can anyone tell me the name of this music or the author I've used Shazam and didn't find it http://www38.zippyshare.com/v/ODu1foIF/file.html I appreciate your help ☺ Edit : here is the soundcloud ...
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identify music from Discovery Channel documentaries

I'm hearing the same music in several Discovery Channel documentaries. Is this a song or a melody composed just for Discovery documentaries? The piece can be heard at the 18:10 mark in this video. ...
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Who is the woman speaking on the Orchids' “Living Ken and Barbie”?

It must be a sample, right? And not someone from the band like Pauline Hynds? I don't have the album, so I can't read any liner notes. Thanks for the help. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9kgRUqh8YHM
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Help me identify a sample in a song

I was listening to I need you from the Network. The part I am trying to identify is from 1:58 - 2:14. I am sure I heard it in another song. Can anyone help?
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Soundtrack on “Gia” runway scene

The 1998 HBO film Gia starring Angelina Jolie features this soundtrack. Anyone know name of this song or the artist?
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Composer of Halo

In the beginning of "Halo" by Beyoncé we hear a piano riff, with violins nd a drum beat in the background, it's beautiful. Who composed that particular part? The piano part. I looked it up and it says ...
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What is the source of the “That boy needs therapy” song from Frontier Psychiatrist?

The song "Frontier Psychiatrist" by The Avalanches contains a sample of what sounds like an excerpt from a movie: That boy needs therapy, psychosomatic That boy needs therapy, purely ...
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Identify this origin of this violin sample

The Spose song Gee Willikers came up on my Pandora station recently, and it contains a sample that sounds very familiar to me. It sounds like violins or some other stringed instruments; three groups ...
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What is this chant?

There's a sample of what sounds like a religious chant that has cropped up in a few disparate soundtracks: Example 1 (from Cirque du Soleil's Quidam) Example 2 (dropped in pitch) (from the PC game, ...
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What's the title/artist of that funky song?

I am looking to identify that sample. I have it for a long time but can't find where it comes from. I uploaded the beginning of the song so you guys can listen to it. I don't want to post the entire ...
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Source of this “Simple Gifts” recording?

I recently went to Laurel Caverns. At one point during the tour, they played a recording of "Simple Gifts" set to lights, and I can't shake the feeling that I've heard that version somewhere before. ...
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I need help identifying the song in this clip

I've been following this account on instagram and would like to know if anyone recognizes this tune. @aestheticsfoodstore's post with you. See it at https://www.instagram.com/p/BFSLbEmiLVW/?r=...
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“Sad” piano music played during clip of “Everything Wrong With John Carter” video

I would like to find the name of the piece and the composer for the following piano part played in the background. The only relevant portions of the YouTube clip are from 15:38-15:48: https://youtu....
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Fallout Boy - Centuries: References a tune, what is it?

So, I'm listening to Fallout Boy and I hear a tune I've heard elsewhere, but I can't place it. You'll find it at about 1:10 in this video: https://youtu.be/LBr7kECsjcQ?t=1m10s I'm pretty sure they'...
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Identifying the closing riff from Andrew WK “Party Party Party”

I've been trying to figure out (for years now) what the last bit of this song (Andrew WK - Party Party Party) is from. I get the feeling it's from something in the classic-rock era, perhaps even ...
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Most reliable music recognition software

My local AHL team plays this song that I kinda dig, or at least from the 10-second clips it sounds interesting. It's sorta EDM. Anyway, last night I remembered to record video while they were ...
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Is there a base sample used to produce most of the UK Garage?

I just wondered, listening to quite some UK Garage (or UKG for short) the last couple of days, whether there is a common sample being used to produce that signature: "boom-tss-clats-tss-booboom-tss-...
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In Michael Jackson's song Thriller, what is the bird cry at 3:11?

During Michael Jackson's song Thriller, what is the coyote or bird call that is played at 3:11? What animal makes it? Youtube link provided below. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZEHsIcsjtdI
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Song used on an Instagram pokemon post

I recently found this post on Instagram and i have been trying to find the song for it. I've used shazam but the song is too short ,i looked up the lyrics on google and youtube multiple times ,i tried ...
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Common Documentary Background Music Title (from YouTube link)

This is my first post on Stack Exchange, so if this is the wrong way to use this please inform me. I have heard the following song in many different documentaries and was wondering what song it is. ...