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23rd Nov, 2016 10:39:05 PM

I'd bet you mean Lene Lovich song "Lucky Number" which came out around '78 and first started becoming known around '79

24th Nov, 2016 01:35:59 PM

Thanks, but I swear I have never heard this thing. I am almost positive the singer was male. And it appears this song wasn't a hit in the Us. Whatever I'm thinking of had to have either been a noteworthy hit in the US, or at least get enough album rock airplay to be a common-ish classic. I also highly doubt it sounded anything like new wave. Also, I don't know if this will really help or not, but there is a pretty good chance I was hearing it on the Sirius XM channel The Bridge, which is '70s(and I think '60s) 'mellow rock'. But I might be dead wrong. Also, if I really was hearing it on The Bridge, that increases the chance of it having not really been a hit, but I really feel like if I was hearing it there, I was also hearing it elsewhere.

Edited by ProbeMeRogerSmith
2nd Jan, 2018 07:25:02 PM

Hey, I don't know if it's allowed for me to bump up such an old thread of mine, but now that I figured out I can use this clip recording site, I thought I'd try getting better help finding this. Here is my attempt at replicating the vocal part I remember:

18th Jan, 2018 11:04:13 AM

A long shot but is it Psycho Killer by the Talking Heads? (Just going by the Ay Yi Yi part)

18th Jan, 2018 05:42:25 PM

I second Psycho Killer. There are a few parts in the song that sound like Ay-yi-yi.

28th Jan, 2018 10:42:07 AM

Good guess but still not it. I am almost completely certain that in whatever this was, the 'ay-yi-yi' part was almost like background vocals a few times during the verses.

28th Jan, 2018 11:06:13 AM

Probably "Butterfly" by S Mi

30th Jan, 2018 06:32:05 AM

Sorry, still not it. Whatever this was had to be an older pop or rock song, probably with male singer, something pretty famous. Thanks though.

30th Jan, 2018 07:21:28 AM

It's probably not this, this is more 60s style and wouldn’t be on the radio ... but just in case - (aye aye eyes from Dexter's Lab)

Edited by mla
5th Feb, 2018 06:40:23 PM

Thanks, but still not it. Like I said, the 'aye aye yi' was more background vocals or something, if it was the same singer(think it was) they were doing some kind of vocal effect. Oh man I hope this is found, really had the idea it was something obvious. Will feel so weird finally solving the mystery.

6th Feb, 2018 05:04:40 PM

"Big Girls Don't Cry" by The Four Seasons? That song is from 1962 though.

6th Feb, 2018 05:23:33 PM

What about Haircut 100- Love Plus One?

13th Feb, 2018 05:08:19 PM

THANK YOU! It's Big Girls Don't Cry. Knew it would be something sort of obvious-ish. Thanks so much everyone for help. Was worried I was losing my mind.