The song “
I’m On Hold” was written by Alex Cornell for the hold music of UberConference.com
It is humorous and sounds great – not your typical boring hold music. You can hear it on
SoundCloud linked here (it will start immediately when you click link).
Search for “John H Clarke Trio” in YouTube and you will find same nice upbeat music like this one …
CodePlay’s Viva La Vida song has a nice tune. But some of the words may be hard to catch if you are listening to it for the first time.
Linked is YouTube video that show lyrics as well.
Here are some techy songs (mostly consisting of computer and biochem) …
For those who are familiar with the Swedish furniture store Ikea, Jonathan Coulton wrote a humorous song about it which could be found on
his site here. You can see the lyrics done in kinetic typography on YouTube.
Perhaps the song Jonathan Coulton is most known for is
Code Monkey (he used to write computer code before writing songs professionally).
Just Give Me a Reason” is a song written and recorded by American recording artist andsongwriter Pink featuring fun.’s lead singer Nate Ruess. The song was chosen as the third single from Pink’s sixth studio album The Truth About Love (2012). … The song became an international success, topping charts in over 20 countries worldwide”
Here’s link to performance of the song on YouTube. And the lyrics here.
“I Can’t Watch This” is a parody song from the Weird Al Yankovic album “Off The Deep End”. You can find this song used in YouTube videos as well.
Have you heard the song by Weird Al Yankovic titled “The Biggest Ball of Twine In Minnesota”? If not, have a
listen on Amazon, it’s pretty funny.
Or you can find some
videos on YouTube. For similar type of songs, try here.
Hayley Westenra was seen on
PBS’s “Great Performances” of her live concert in New Zealand. You can hear more samples as well as see some video on her official website HayleyWestenra.com.
Her album Pure has some great songs on it — especially the songs Never Say Goodbye and Who Painted the Moon Black. Beat of Your Heart is quite good too. You can see the lyrics to the songs on this album
Watch her here in these two music videos on Yahoo…
is very Hawaiian. Pokarekare Ana (Come Back To Me)
is more traditional. Both Sides Now
More samples available on amazon.
There is even a book about her titled
. Hayley Westenra: World At Her Feet
interview of Hayley and clips of her performance in Ulysses, a Iris pub in lower Manhattan New York.
This . It is often played at high school graduations and hence is known as “Graduation” song. It is also sometimes refer to as “Friends Forever”. Graduation Song ( Friends Forever) by Vitamin C