Questions tagged [identify-this-song]

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What is the composition from the note sheet used as background graphic for DoTA 2 music pack icons?

Different music packs in DoTA 2 have icons that all seem to have the same note sheet as a background. Some examples: What is the composition's name? Who is the author? What is the history of its ...
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Progressive Rock song, c.2002, "girl with brown hair" "standing there in my dream"

I heard this song on 99.7 KY in 2001 or 2002, when I was stationed at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. It was on a Sunday. I contacted the station and have a list of all the songs played from 2002-2003, but ...
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What song is playing in this commercial for "DOOM"?

This cinematic trailer for the upcoming game "DOOM" just came out. What song is playing in the background?
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Punk rock song, lyrics: "mix between a wolf and a lamb"

I heard this song at a shopping mall the other day,I can hardly remember the lyrics, it was something like a punk rock song , that's all I remember : "I'm like a mix between a wolf and a lamb , I ...
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James Horner sounding music from Top Chef

The French TV program called Top Chef had a very beautiful piece of music playing in the background which sounded familiar to me, but it was hard to find where it came from. To me it sounds like the ...
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Classical instrumental from "Voyager - Innocenzo Manzetti" video

I wonder if you know which song is playing on this video: https://youtu.be/5UUcDU3ZiLo The song on violin is playing in the background of this video from time 0.30 minutes Thanks! Best
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What song has (mostly) nothing but "Goodbye" as the lyrics?

There's a song I heard in a music store several years ago (between 2005-2011 I think) for which the lyrics are just the word "Goodbye" over and over, but it is said with more and more emotion as the ...
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60s song ("Time, we all die from time. No matter who you are, you answer to time")

I cant place this song or find it anywhere on the web. Pretty sure it is from the 60s. It had lyrics that said, Time, we all die from time. No matter who you are, you answer to time. You ...
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Classical song, flute and string orchestra, instrumental

I don't have the music file and have no information about it, but I've heard it many times. It sounds like Western classical music: something like flute accompanied by string orchestra, I guess. I ...
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which one is Gabriel Fauré, Requiem, op. 48

There is a show, and it is written that they will perform Gabriel Fauré, Requiem, op. 48 I searched on Spotify so I found that Requiem for Faure has too many op (i don't know how to call them) and ...
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Identify music video of a guy watching VHS tapes

I remember this music video (I think from Kerrang!) and it's just some guy who locks up his doors and watches a bunch of old tapes all winter. I don't remember much, except the fact I liked it, and I ...
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"Bread and Roses" song

I'm completely stumped. For the last few weeks I've had a rather persistent earworm. The line which plays over and over in my head is this: "she wants bread, and her roses too" I'm pretty sure it's ...
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Try to find a song with a guitar riff similar to "Alice In Chains - Down in a Hole"

I'm trying to find a specific song similar to this one: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f8hT3oDDf6c. I thought about this song from the opening guitar riff, but haven't been able to retrieve it from ...
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Instrumental waltz music used in old "Popeye" cartoon (unknown music from 30's or earlier)

I have an animated video featuring waltz music: Popeye COLORIZED 007 "The Dance Contest" (November 23, 1934). It looks similar to The Ink Spots' With Plenty Of Money And You, but it isn't it. Can ...
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Rockabilly song with lyrics "Ain't no woman should be this hard" and harmonica

Here's a link to it I've tried googling the lyrics but with no success. I've already asked the guy who posted it, but he doesn't know. Any clues are welcome!
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Late 90's song with lyrics "felt like my bones were made of sand"

I need your help in finding a late 90's song from a band. I dont know the lyrics nor the album the song came from. But I do remember some parts of the song, which are as follows: I looked at you, ...
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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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Original instrumental version of the Backyardigans song "The Butterfly Hunt"

I'm trying to discover what's the name of the original instrumental song from which Backyardigans created their "The Butterfly Hunt" one for the "Catch That Butterfly" episode.
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Score for song possibly called "The Swiss Cuckoo"

I'm looking for the score to a song that I thought was called "Cuckoo Clock," but that is called "The Swiss Cuckoo" in this video. I don't know which name, if either, is correct. Does anyone know of ...
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A song, presumably a cover, sung by Alizee in a TV show

I'm looking for a song I heard many year ago. Can you, please, help to identify it ? It was presumably a cover, sung by Alizee in a TV show, the more or less between 2000 and 2005 I think; she was ...
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Italian language song featured in video about breadmaking

I am watching this amazing video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0p5zNpxxgok&t=910s please do you know the name of the song that is on the minute: 15:10 (minute 15 and second 10)
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Name of song with lyrics "let it shine"

I heard a song in yoga class that I enjoyed very much but never had a chance to ask what is was. It's in f minor and has a strong beat. The tempo, key, and feel is quite reminiscent of "Staying Alive"...
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Is this Kohl's commercial song titled correctly? [closed]

On the Kohl's Too Timeless commercial a song that I like plays. The description and all other sources I can find (even Shazam, surprisingly) say that it is "Black Magic Boy" by Fran Hall, but I can't ...
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80s song with reverb drums, "hu", "ho" vocal sample

All I remember is it has big drums, pop, dance (maybe), big gated reverb drums. The kick would go then the snare, and on the snare it would have a vocal sample that alternated "hu", "ho", " hu", "ho". ...
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Song with surrealist video about a Dune Buggy and a scarf

I'm looking for a song where I can only describe the video. It's styled in a surrealistic way and a guy with a long flowing scarf is riding around in a desert in a dune buggy style car, with the man ...
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Can you identify a specific song in this medley?

I've been trying to identify all songs in this stunning "medley" from Ludovic Beier presenting the renowned Roland FR-8X accordion, but I am specifically looking for the one at 21:04. I would really ...
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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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What era and/or genre do these classical pieces recorded by violinist André Rieu belong to?

What era do these pieces belong to? Links are to orchestral recordings by André Rieu. The Second Waltz Bolero Amazing Grace They are neither classic nor baroque, but are they romance ?
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Identify female vocal country/rock song when search for lyrics yielded no exact matches - "you say I won't forget you"?

I'm trying to identify a song which the lyrics say something like "you say I won't forget you" // "you say that I don't love you" (something like that, I was at the gym and couldn't write it down or ...
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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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Song with lyrics "travelling the world from side to side" and "as beautiful as you"

A line of the song goes: Travelling the world from side to side. From puckered mountains, to the apple's eye. When the sun comes up we all found the meaning, if I could read my writing, yah, ...
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Techno-House theme where interpreter naming Roman Emperors in the lyrics

I was reading this question on Christianity StackExchange and suddenly I remembered hear a song which: It was interpreted by a female (I suppose that by her voice). The music's genre was electronic ...
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Can you identify the song with lyrics that are something like "zoobi doobi abba"?

I walked into a bar yesterday and absolutely loved a song I heard there, and perhaps that was the only good memory of yesterday. I can't recall the full song but only tone; it was something like this- ...
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Spanish language song with trumpets used as the basis of an electro-swing remix

What is the original song that starts at 48:20 in this video ? Thanks EDIT : I'm not sure if it really is a remix after all : this music says original mix
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20 year old electronic song including sampled dialog from Star Trek: TNG "Time Squared"

Can anybody tell me any information about this song? Composer? Publisher? Song Name? I have been trying to figure out who made this song for the last 19 years! I have no clue! I know the words are ...
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What is Donovan's Colours version in the movie The Rules of Attraction?

This version of the song, from the movie The Rules of Attraction is different than the album version (in my opinion better :) ). Is it some live version maybe?
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A song from my memories - industrial rock

There was a nice tune from late '80s or (more likely) early '90s. I can remember the melody but not the artist name nor title nor any part of lyrics. I remember there was a music video in industrial ...
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Haunting melody - famous song - slow quiet ballad

I was positive that the tune in my head is very famous, but could not tell the name of the track, or the author. So I recorded myself playing the intro of the music and uploaded it to youtube, hoping ...
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Who wrote this song? (The Old Cotton Picker)

Pickin' Cotton I've not forgotten The hours I've spent in the sun Bendin' over You're not in clover The work is nobody's fun.
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Song that plays over end credits of TobyMac's "First Noel"

At the end of tobymac's first noel, it plays another song. Do any of you know what it is? https://youtu.be/trxTCTUtSig?t=3m38s
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Looking for an old song about awkward speech, possibly named Cobwebs

This song is based on the hackneyed use of "like" and "umm" in our speech. It's an old song. I think it is called cobwebs but I am not sure and can't even find the lyrics over the internet. Any help ...
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Guitar song from the movie The Town That Dreaded Sundown (2014)

In the movie The Town That Dreaded Sundown (2014), there is a scene where the sheriff is alone with a girl, and he puts a tape on and one of the best bluesy intros to a song I have ever heard comes on,...
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Identification of classical music at end of BBC Einstein's Unfinished Symphony

I was watching BBC Horizon's Einstein's Unfinished Symphony. Being a classical music fan, i want to know which song is being played at the at the start of 46:44 till the end of the documentary. link- ...
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Identify this piano/orchestral love theme

I have these notes stuck in my head for around 2 months. It feels like it's a soundtrack from a love movie. But I couldn't find it anywhere. I tried to compose it on a website to ask others (you may ...
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80's rock/pop song w/lyric "Christine you are my life, don't take it away"

I'm looking for a song I used to hear on the radio in Upstate NY around 1984-1986. It had a chorus lyric of something like "Chris-tine you are my life, don't take it away". The notes for each word ...
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Music video with young man being repeatedly attacked/injured

I'm trying to remember the name of a song, but all I can remember of it is some of the music video. I seem to remember it being one male (don't remember age, but I think young adult, not a kid) who ...
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Traditional Christmas carol in modal key with lots of "fa la la..."

I'm trying to find out the name of a traditional Christmas carol I remember. It's in the harmonic key and contains the chorus "fa la la la, fa la la la la la la la, fa la la la la la la la la la la ...
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Looking for a famous song with a violin plucking and a female choir

I'm looking for a song that has an intro with a melody of violin plucking and then a girl choir starts to sing. It is quite famous, because I think it used be a hit single in the late 80's or early 90'...
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Does anyone know what this song is called?

I have a wav file that I found on my computer, although I have no memory of it, and I really want to find out what it's from and what it's called. It's a rather poor quality file, but maybe that's ...
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Identify original songs from science-oriented acapella parody on YouTube

I've just watched this YouTube parody called SCIENCE WARS. Can anyone give me the references of the original songs?