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Thig Lyfe
08-05-2008, 04:14 AM
And the worst part is, I can't remember the lyrics, so I can't just search it.

I can hear the voice and the song itself crystal clear, though, and it's driving me crazy that I can't figure out what it is, who it's by, or where I've heard it before.

This has been going on for two days.

So I figured that the combined knowledge of the fine folks here at ChiefsPlanet might help me narrow it down and find it.

Here's what I know:
It's not R&B, rap, country, funk, electronica, salsa, jazz, blues or gospel.

The lead singer is male.

There are backup singers (also male) that figure prominently, and they echo the lead singer a lot. Kinda like this:

Lead: Something something something la la la
Backup: Laaa laaa laaaaaaa
Lead: Something something something doo doo da
Backup: Dooo Dooo Daaaaaaaaa

It's an upbeat song

I'm pretty sure it's about love and I'm pretty sure it's sung "to" somebody. The singer refers to "you".

There's an organ part. Or at least I think it's an organ. It's what gives this jaunty song its unique twist that helps it stay stuck in my head. It's not like a churchy organ, and there are no chords. Just a fairly simple note progression, each note is held for a bit, and the sequence gets repeated.

For some reason it reminds me of the opening credits theme from Shaun of the Dead:
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(Also here, can't embed: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vZmjsWAfn14)

I think this is for two reasons: the tempo and beat is very similar to what runs under the song, both for the organ parts and the singing, and the organ in the Shaun of the Dead song sounds like the organ in the song stuck in my head (albeit with shorter notes).

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I know I might seem totally nutso, but I'm desperate to track down this song. Please ask any questions that might help and shoot me any suggestion that even remotely fits my criteria. Some coveted rep is awaiting for whoever can help me find this thing.

I will be eternally grateful. :grovel:

UPDATE:

HOLY SHIT

<iframe width="420" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/8w2AJc1IORc" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

|Zach|
08-05-2008, 04:52 AM
Taking a shot...

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acesn8s
08-05-2008, 05:13 AM
I Wanna be Sedated- Ramones

Dartgod
08-05-2008, 05:31 AM
It's that one song by that guy. You know, the one who's sister starred in that movie with the guy who divorced his wife and married some chick 20 years younger than him? I think she was on that TV show about the family who did a lot of funny, stupid stuff.

Que Card QB
08-05-2008, 06:56 AM
I feel like my wife just asked me a question.

Chiefnj2
08-05-2008, 07:17 AM
The Police??
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yJzau0jw-zM

penchief
08-05-2008, 07:26 AM
I feel like my wife just asked me a question.

I know exactly what song you're talking because I can hear it in my head but I can't put my finger on it! Now it's going to bug me until I figure out the name of it. Geez, thanks alot!

JonesCrusher
08-05-2008, 07:49 AM
Scissor Sisters, (Take your Mama or Mary)??

chasedude
08-05-2008, 07:54 AM
The Police??
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yJzau0jw-zM


'Tis what I was thinking too. :clap:

Demonpenz
08-05-2008, 08:07 AM
there was a song by the muse I looked for for like a year. Pissed me off forever

Demonpenz
08-05-2008, 08:09 AM
Is it a new or older song

Iowanian
08-05-2008, 08:17 AM
It could be The Offspring...Self Esteem.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2kIZeVoRBuU

Iowanian
08-05-2008, 08:23 AM
This is what will be in my head the rest of the day.....and it could be this song.
Good luck keeping this out of your head...you know you'll be in traffic this afternoon, bobbing your head accidently...."I won't pay, I won't pay ya..no way...nanana why don't you get a job

Get a Job.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MqHkuHy39eA&feature=user

Demonpenz
08-05-2008, 08:23 AM
there was a song by the muse I looked for for like a year. Pissed me off forever

wait a second. The muse song I am talking bout as a piano in it. but it doesn't really have back up singers

gblowfish
08-05-2008, 08:28 AM
No.....no. You got it all wrong.
It goes like this:

Lead: Something something something la la la
Backup: Laaa laaa laaaaaaa
Lead: Something something something doo doo da
Backup: Dooo Dooo Daaaaaaaaa
Lead: poo poo doo dooo deuce two two
Backup: dookie dookie.....doo wop.
Lead: bomp bomp a loo wop and bomp bam boom
Backup: Tutti Fruitti! Aw Rootie!

mcan
08-05-2008, 08:37 AM
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Nuthooks for forgetting the Beatles if this IS it.

Nuthooks for this NOT being stuck in your head, if this isn't it.

Either way, it doesn't bode well for you. :)

Gonzo
08-05-2008, 08:41 AM
No.....no. You got it all wrong.
It goes like this:

Lead: Something something something la la la
Backup: Laaa laaa laaaaaaa
Lead: Something something something doo doo da
Backup: Dooo Dooo Daaaaaaaaa
Lead: poo poo doo dooo deuce two two
Backup: dookie dookie.....doo wop.
Lead: bomp bomp a loo wop and bomp bam boom
Backup: Tutti Fruitti! Aw Rootie!





You got it all wrong man....



Lead: Something something something la la la
Backup: Laaa laaa laaaaaaa
Lead: Something something something doo doo da
Backup: Dooo Dooo Daaaaaaaaa
Lead: Wappa wappa meeoow meeow
Backup: Chicka chicka beeow beeow
Lead: Smacka smacka chicka chow
Backup: Clean her face off!

Oh wait....that might have been a pron.

Rain Man
08-05-2008, 08:45 AM
I believe that the song in question is "Freebird".

Rausch
08-05-2008, 09:28 AM
I feel like my wife just asked me a question.

Rep.

I was just thinking how I was going to state it sounds like the average conversation I have with my wife about damned near anythining when....hell...beat me to it...

Deberg_1990
08-05-2008, 09:42 AM
Is it Rick Astley?

Ultra Peanut
08-05-2008, 09:45 AM
Lead: Something something something la la la
Backup: Laaa laaa laaaaaaaThis helps SO MUCH.

Ultra Peanut
08-05-2008, 09:49 AM
One thing I do know?

It's not this:

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Or this:

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Or this:

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Or this:

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Bearcat
08-05-2008, 10:01 AM
"Is it a good movie?"

"It has it's moments..."

"Cool Runnings."

Rain Man
08-05-2008, 10:04 AM
Is it Boston's "More than a Feeling?"

Ultra Peanut
08-05-2008, 10:12 AM
Dear Mr. I'm-too-good-to-go-to-Sizzler-with-my-sister
This'll be the last twitter you get from a listener

That's how it goes, right?

JASONSAUTO
08-05-2008, 11:41 AM
is the name of the song pipeline?

Stewie
08-05-2008, 11:47 AM
I think you missed the most important part of the song in your explanation. The 5-minute triangle solo.

JASONSAUTO
08-05-2008, 12:32 PM
HOW ABOUT green onions by booker t and the mg's off the sandlot soundtrack

Ari Chi3fs
08-05-2008, 12:35 PM
FAIL

booger
08-05-2008, 02:26 PM
Pretty sure this is it. It really captures your true feelings on the subject of love. It is truly moving.



















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Thig Lyfe
08-05-2008, 02:28 PM
I Wanna be Sedated- Ramones

It's nothing that's ever been in a version of Guitar Hero.

Is it a new or older song

It seems like it has to be a fairly recent song, but with an older feel to it.

It could be The Offspring...Self Esteem.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2kIZeVoRBuU

It's nothing by The Offspring. The vocals aren't angsty enough.


Nuthooks for forgetting the Beatles if this IS it.


Unfortunately, it's not by the Beatles.

This helps SO MUCH.

Really? Not at all? Because that's the exact pattern and number of syllables that each of those lines uses, and that pattern is used quite a bit.

Is it Boston's "More than a Feeling?"

I really don't think it's classic rock, nor does it have a famously catchy chorus (because I think I'd be able to hear more of the words if it did).

The song has some swing to it. And keep in mind the Shaun of the Dead element, because that's what really reminds me of the song in question (sans the horn).

Thanks to those who are helping me, and to those jackasses who are having a laugh, well, f*ck you. I could literally go insane if I don't figure this out. LITERALLY.

booger
08-05-2008, 02:32 PM
this one is for that special someone. Always brings a tear to my eye.

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Mr. Kotter
08-05-2008, 02:41 PM
I'm thinking it might be that quirky car commercial in German.... :hmmm:

Or this.... ;)

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thurman merman
08-05-2008, 02:47 PM
I feel like my wife just asked me a question.

ROFL

Thig Lyfe
08-05-2008, 02:50 PM
ROFL

Haw haw haw. So funny.

KCrockaholic
08-05-2008, 03:07 PM
Bad Girlfriend - Theory of a Deadman ?

blueballs
08-05-2008, 03:12 PM
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Mr. Kotter
08-05-2008, 03:19 PM
:hmmm:

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Iowanian
08-05-2008, 04:10 PM
The previous poster was correct. This is a lot like getting my wife to pick a restaraunt.



It's nothing that's ever been in a version of Guitar Hero.



It seems like it has to be a fairly recent song, but with an older feel to it.



It's nothing by The Offspring. The vocals aren't angsty enough.



Unfortunately, it's not by the Beatles.



Really? Not at all? Because that's the exact pattern and number of syllables that each of those lines uses, and that pattern is used quite a bit.



I really don't think it's classic rock, nor does it have a famously catchy chorus (because I think I'd be able to hear more of the words if it did).

The song has some swing to it. And keep in mind the Shaun of the Dead element, because that's what really reminds me of the song in question (sans the horn).

Thanks to those who are helping me, and to those jackasses who are having a laugh, well, f*ck you. I could literally go insane if I don't figure this out. LITERALLY.

Thig Lyfe
03-25-2011, 08:13 AM
HOLY SHIT

<iframe width="420" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/8w2AJc1IORc" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

Frazod
03-25-2011, 08:20 AM
Perhaps it's Bob Dylan. That would explain why you can't remember the lyrics - they were incomprehensible to begin with.

Baby Lee
03-25-2011, 08:42 AM
HOLY SHIT

<iframe title="YouTube video player" width="480" height="390" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/pcUyO8hOV9U" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

Ah yes, the music playing over the 'J.D. and Elliot do the deed' scene in Scrubs.



Mmmmm, Ellie.


BTW, I have a similarly vexing song. Making it worse are two things, I hear it at least once a week as NPR uses it as bed music for several of their nation shows, and it's all instrumental. Like I said, NPR uses it as bed music [ie, background under the tag to a story], it's symphonic light disco in the style of late-70s Quincy Jones [Razzmatazz, You're Gonna Miss Me in the Morning, What's Goin' On, If I Ever Lose This Heaven]. It has sweeping long tones on violin that seque into a short disco rhythm on flute.

TIED5573
03-25-2011, 09:37 AM
I feel like my wife just asked me a question.

Excellent. You should share this with her. You will both laugh and laugh.

Demonpenz
03-25-2011, 09:47 AM
What song is it?

CHENZ A!
03-25-2011, 10:42 AM
Ah yes, the music playing over the 'J.D. and Elliot do the deed' scene in Scrubs.



Mmmmm, Ellie.


BTW, I have a similarly vexing song. Making it worse are two things, I hear it at least once a week as NPR uses it as bed music for several of their nation shows, and it's all instrumental. Like I said, NPR uses it as bed music , it's symphonic light disco in the style of late-70s Quincy Jones [Razzmatazz, You're Gonna Miss Me in the Morning, What's Goin' On, If I Ever Lose This Heaven]. It has sweeping long tones on violin that seque into a short disco rhythm on flute.

Isley brothers? EWF?
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Los Pollos Hermanos
03-25-2011, 11:46 AM
Ah yes, the music playing over the 'J.D. and Elliot do the deed' scene in Scrubs.



How you know something like that is either amazing or scary. I can't decide.

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Kclee
03-25-2011, 02:50 PM
<iframe title="YouTube video player" width="480" height="390" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/IPeV8zNIkyI" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

LiveSteam
03-25-2011, 03:29 PM
This is a very poor attempt to.
Help support Bob Dole's drinking habit buy purchasing this song.

Chief Chief
03-25-2011, 04:06 PM
Found it:

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