Let your music do the talking and put your knowledge to the test with the puzzle Heardle.
If you’re anything like us, you’ve been tormenting yourself for months with the spirit of the New York Times.
Described as “a respectful tribute to Wordle”, Heardle comes with a musical twist.
Here’s how to play the game as well as clues to the July 17th song and that all-important answer when you eventually give up.
—Spotify (@Spotify) July 12, 2022
How to play Heardle
Daily online gaming involves people trying to guess which song is playing by just hearing the intro.
Like Wordle, the goal is to get the melody right with as few guesses as possible.
“Each Heardle is randomly selected from a list of the most streamed songs over the past decade,” the music game app explains on its website.
Heardle also added that “Much love (and all relevant copyrights) to all featured artists.”
The musical game also records the number of games you play, your winnings and win rate as well as your current and highest streak.
If you’re just starting the music trend or slowing down your streak, here are the songs you’ve been missing lately.
- Saturday July 9: “Turn Me On” by Kevin Lyttle
- Sunday July 10: “Smooth Operator” by Sade
- Monday July 11: “21 seconds” by So Solid Crew
- Tuesday, July 12: “We Are Young (ft. Janelle Monae)” by Fun
- Wednesday, July 13: “Welcome to the Black Parade” by My Chemical Romance
- Thursday July 14: “High and Dry” by Radiohead
- Friday, July 15: “La Grange” by ZZ Top
- Saturday July 16: Cheap Sensations” by Sia
come on now it was too easy
– mac (@SANOSGF) June 7, 2022
Heardle July 17 tips
If the 17th of July song turns out to be a bit of a headache for you, we’ve included some subtle tricks to help you boost your memory without giving away the whole game.
- The song was released in 1983
- The track is listed under the Rock/New Wave genres
- It is said to be inspired by Little Richard, exploring themes of struggles between God and man
- You might recognize him from Adventureland (2009), Hot Tub Time Machine (2010) and the TV series New Girl
Heardle June 17: I know when to get out
If the first line of the song isn’t enough to jog your memory, it’s followed by:
Know when to stay
To make things progress
I catch a paper boy
But things don’t really change
What is Heardle’s answer for today: July 17?
If you dropped out of today’s game, we can save you the misery.
But those who are still trying to break the melody, look away now.
The July 17 Heardle is: “Modern Love” by David Bowie
Play the game through the Heardle website.