What were the last three tracks you Shazammed?

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lol no it was being used as background music on an old newsreel film and I knew I knew the music but out of context I couldn't remember from where and it was driving me nuts

Xia Nu del Vague (Noodle Vague), Friday, 1 November 2019 17:51 (ten months ago) link

The one place i am afraid to do it is metal shows for music over the PA.

there are trained spotters ready to run over, point, and scream POSERRRRRRRRRRRRR

When I am afraid, I put my toast in you (Neanderthal), Friday, 1 November 2019 17:53 (ten months ago) link

Four at Chipotle:

Papa Bear & His Cubs - Sweetest Thing on This Side of Heaven
Ultimate Painting - All I Wanna Do (yes, a cover of the Sheryl Crow song)
Bumblebee Unlimited - Lady Bug (12” Version)
Chaka Khan - Like Sugar (Switch Remix)

spastic heritage, Friday, 1 November 2019 18:09 (ten months ago) link

Giusy Ferreri - Non ti scordar mai di me

Lost Frequencies feat. Flynn - Recognise

Ornella Vanoni - Un'ora sola ti vorrei (I knew it was her, I just needed the exact title)

Josefa, Friday, 1 November 2019 18:15 (ten months ago) link

Chris Cornell - You Know My Name (was in a bar with my wife and they were playing a lot of bad 00s music, mostly landfill indie and pop punk with a bit of nu-metal, and we knew most of it but had no idea who this was)

The Rooks - A Girl Like You

Apollo's Apaches - Cry Me A Lie

(I already owned both of these on garage comps, was at a garage rock night and couldn't remember who did either of these)

Colonel Poo, Friday, 1 November 2019 18:29 (ten months ago) link

i guess i can try to remember the situations

James Henry Jr. - Take Me Down Easy - s6e7 of bojack horseman
Silvestre Dangond & Natti Natasha - Justicia - oh god can't remember at all
Baby Keem - Orange Soda - at a weeded-out brooklyn party where i knew nobody. this was an appropriate soundtrack lol.

kanye kendrick frank kendrick frank kanye (voodoo chili), Friday, 1 November 2019 18:34 (ten months ago) link

A fucking Shakira song. For my kid. Now she plays it on repeat. I loathe Shakira

nathom, Friday, 1 November 2019 19:00 (ten months ago) link

my son is a Shakira fan, lol he still plays that world cup 2010 song!

calzino, Friday, 1 November 2019 19:22 (ten months ago) link

what does Shazammed mean in the context of this thread? i'm old, tired and too lazy to go on urban dictionary.

calzino, Friday, 1 November 2019 19:24 (ten months ago) link

I'm a weirdo that uses Soundhound instead.

The first two of these were at a restaurant, and the last I think was at a grocery store:

Gerald Levert - Casanova
Ian Gomm - Hold On
Courtney Jaye - Can't Behave [without DJ Quik] (This title confuses me, because it doesn't seem like the type of song that would have ever featured DJ Quik)

MarkoP, Friday, 1 November 2019 19:27 (ten months ago) link

Calzino, it means using the Shazam app to identify a song that's playing

Josefa, Friday, 1 November 2019 19:28 (ten months ago) link

ah right. sounds pretty good tbh.

calzino, Friday, 1 November 2019 19:42 (ten months ago) link

it's miraculous

Josefa, Friday, 1 November 2019 19:44 (ten months ago) link

my son is a Shakira fan, lol he still plays that world cup 2010 song!

That waka waka vomit song?

nathom, Friday, 1 November 2019 19:48 (ten months ago) link

Donovan 'Vendetta' Bennett - Egyptian Rhythm
Roisin Murphy - Pretty Gardens
Julien Dyne, Mara TK - Layer

nashwan, Friday, 1 November 2019 19:53 (ten months ago) link

Are you guys typing these in? You all realize you can just hold down on the song title in the app, it’ll bring up a “copy” bubble and you can just paste it into Zing or Flagging

El Tomboto, Friday, 1 November 2019 20:28 (ten months ago) link

Work smarter not harder, people

El Tomboto, Friday, 1 November 2019 20:28 (ten months ago) link

I deleted mine a year ago

When I am afraid, I put my toast in you (Neanderthal), Friday, 1 November 2019 20:35 (ten months ago) link

But had saved them into a Spotify playlist

When I am afraid, I put my toast in you (Neanderthal), Friday, 1 November 2019 20:35 (ten months ago) link

Pye Corner Audio, "Descent."
Antonio Sanchez, "Nar-This."
Chaz Jankel, "Glad to Know You."

Josh in Chicago, Friday, 1 November 2019 21:25 (ten months ago) link

“Can’t Buy Love” — Johnny Osbourne
“Corner Store” — Jah Mali
“Angelene” — Helen Gillet

Nothing As It Seems - Pearl Jam
Count Your Blessings - Mattiel
Wulfstan 2 - Beak

somehow i rarely return to tracks/artists i discover in shazam

nostormo, Friday, 1 November 2019 21:43 (ten months ago) link

Oops mine should be "Corner Stone" by Jah Mali, not "Corner Store."


"That waka waka vomit song?"

yeah! through blunt repetition I've learned to love it!

calzino, Friday, 1 November 2019 22:43 (ten months ago) link

The Soundcarriers - Driver
Luca Nieri - Forever Home (< both from Lodge 49)
Eleventyseven - Divers in a Hurricane (Terrace House)

tangenttangent, Friday, 1 November 2019 23:13 (ten months ago) link

i think the last three songs i shazammed were three songs that it didn't recognize, so i deleted it a few years ago

It is my great honor to post on this messageboard! (Karl Malone), Friday, 1 November 2019 23:15 (ten months ago) link

The Song Is You - Hal Schaefer
New Village Center - Johnny Lytle
Volks Volkswagen Blues - Gilberto Gil

enochroot, Friday, 1 November 2019 23:46 (ten months ago) link

Prayer For Amerikkka Part 1 & 2 - Jaimie Branch
Lay Back In The Groove - Elusions ft Limon Wilson
Queen Of The Minstrels - Mr Day

mike t-diva, Saturday, 2 November 2019 01:46 (ten months ago) link

I can't remember much about these, except that they were playing in a waiting room and I was bored enough to be curious about their seemingly designed-to-be-ignorable playlist:

Wild Rivers - Speak Too Soon
Imaginary Future & Kina Grannis - I Will Spend My Whole Life Loving You
The Head and the Heart - People Need a Melody

Nag! Nag! Nag!, Saturday, 2 November 2019 04:45 (ten months ago) link

Bousmara Division N°1 - "East Coast Rap Vs. West Coast Rap"
Peverelist & Kowton - "Raw Code" (Surgeon Remix)
Fatima Al Qadiri Feat. Naygow - "Galby"
(during a dj set by Batu last summer)

willem, Saturday, 2 November 2019 04:56 (ten months ago) link

Quantic - Atlantic Oscillations
Damon Jee - Chamaniac
Shaun 36.5

✖✖✖ (Moka), Saturday, 2 November 2019 05:10 (ten months ago) link

I have no recollection of that Shaun song but listening again and it's apparently a k-pop song with that retro faux-cha cha 8 bit thing... kind of like Dram's Cha Cha or Drake's Hotline Bling. I love that particular kind of sound. I guess it would've gotten stale fast if it had become a bigger trend.

Does Shazam have geolocation to tell you where exactly you heard a song? I don't really frequent places that play k-pop in mexico. I don't even know any that do... probably heard it in a clothing store.

✖✖✖ (Moka), Saturday, 2 November 2019 05:50 (ten months ago) link

"That waka waka vomit song?"
yeah! through blunt repetition I've learned to love it!

Seeing my kid love it so much, I have grown to like it too. Lol

nathom, Saturday, 2 November 2019 07:28 (ten months ago) link

"waka waka" is a good song!

dyl, Saturday, 2 November 2019 16:20 (ten months ago) link

the last one I can remember was Michael Brun & Kah-Lo - Spice

The World According To.... (Michael B), Saturday, 2 November 2019 16:29 (ten months ago) link

for me these are

1. j balvin & bad bunny - la canción
2. paula abdul - forever your girl
3. cigarettes after sex - falling in love

situations being

1. at mexican restaurant for (former) cow*rker's goodbye gathering. i knew *of* the song before due to being aware of the j balvin/bad bunny album but hadn't actually heard it -- really liked it a lot.
2. one of the lousy classic hits stations in my city is finally starting to work more material into its dusty playlist. i was pleasantly surprised to hear it play another paula abdul song besides "straight up" (very rarely they'll also do "opposites attract") but didn't remember which song it was. (i was at w*rk where radio is our only allowed option for music.)
3. this was playing on the noncommercial/community station. actually enjoyed it + promptly posted about it on ilm after lol

dyl, Saturday, 2 November 2019 16:30 (ten months ago) link

la cancion is indeed excellent

kanye kendrick frank kendrick frank kanye (voodoo chili), Saturday, 2 November 2019 16:44 (ten months ago) link

a top single of the year for me, easily

dyl, Sunday, 3 November 2019 04:43 (ten months ago) link

1. The Stroppies - Cellophane Car (heard this on Basque radio, and it's such a huge Stereolab rip-off I had to know who and what it was)
2. Elissa - Ya Merayti (used under some documentary I believe)
3. Townes van Zandt - Nothin' (MOR radio)

Le Bateau Ivre, Monday, 4 November 2019 11:33 (ten months ago) link

1. Galantis - “No Money”
2. Peter and Gordon - “A World Without Love”
3. The Ritchie Family - “The Best Disco in Town”

Mr. Snrub, Monday, 4 November 2019 18:22 (ten months ago) link

"best disco in town" is such a time capsule

dyl, Monday, 4 November 2019 19:22 (ten months ago) link

Good thread!

Joni Haastrup - Greetings
Amnesty - We Have Love
Barry Biggs' cover of Love Come Down

Dan I., Monday, 4 November 2019 19:33 (ten months ago) link

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