A song with ambient background sounds at some point?
For example, chatter in a pub, or maybe sounds from a natural setting with birds and the like.
If you'd be so kind as to add the time where it starts in your example please.
- 2 months agoFavorite Answer
'M62 Song' by Doves. You can hear the M62 Motorway(North West England) at the beginning of the song.(a bit obvious. I know)
'Spring Heeled Jim' by Morrissey. There is constant running sample in the background from the 50's film 'We are the Lambeth Boys' a documentary about the Lads & Girls who hang around a London youth club and the snippets I can make out are hilarious especially the last one that you can hear crystal clear at the end.
Mentioning 'Doves' and answering a Q you had removed Best Album of 2020.
'The Universal Want' by Doves stand out tracks 'Broken Eyes' & 'Prisoners'
I've seemed to have a listened to it almost everyday for 3 months now it is that good.
- GregLv 62 months ago
Splish Splash by Bobby Darin (has bubbling sounds at beginning and end of song)
- KurtLv 52 months ago
"Follow Me Home"- Dire Straits (the sound of waves at beginning of song)
"Snake Eyes"- Alan Parsons Project (voices in a casino, beginning and middle of song)
"Eternal Caravan Of Reincarnation"- Santana (the sound of crickets at beginning)
"ME 262"- Blue Oyster Cult (bombs dropping and air raid siren at 2.23, another siren at songs end).
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- dman63Lv 72 months ago
“Country Honk” from the Rolling Stones has sounds of traffic in the background.
“Love Is The Drug” from Roxy Music with the car starting and driving away.
“War Pigs” from Black Sabbath with the air raid sirens at the start.
- Anonymous2 months ago
Billy Joel's Allentown has whistle from a steam train to start the song
Sting's Russians has a ticking clock simulating a time bomb
Pink Floyd's Another Brick in the Wall Pt II has noises of children playing and a teacher yelling
Kate Bush's Hello Earth has background voice of ground control talking to an astronaut
Steve Miller Band's Living in the USA has sounds from a car racing event.
- Robert JLv 72 months ago
Black Sabbath - Black Sabbath; Church bells, at the beginning.
Minnie Riperton - Lovin' You ; Birdsong, at the beginning.
Pink Floyd - One Of These Days; Wind sounds, at the beginning.
The Duals - Stick Shift; Vehicle engine starting & driving.
I'll add more if I think of any..
- DominiqueLv 62 months ago
Nice to see you around these parts :-)
Doctor Blind - Emily Haines & The Soft Skeleton (yes... the singer of Metric). In the music video, you can hear footsteps and people's voices muffled in the background, which I think add to the sad vibes of the song. The footsteps start around 0:26, and the people's voices around 1:18 - 1:26 (they're very quiet).
Dog Years by Maggie Rogers. Website at the bottom is where I got these comments from Maggie herself. "There's some spoons and some jars for a main rhythmic sample, there's a lot of birds, there's a woodpecker," Maggie tells Genius. "I hide a lot of them in the production."
Alaska by Maggie Rogers. "There's a talking sample that comes with a drum that's from a marketplace in Morocco, there's the pat on the jeans, which is the main rhythmic loop, there's a snap, and there's a mourning dove; it's not a synth, it's a mourning dove."