Monday, 25 July 2011

Song from "This American Life" 218: "Act V"

I've just been listening to a podcast of This American Life and I was wondering what the song was from the end of episode 218: "Act V" (at 56:11 of the 58:33-length podcast; originally aired on 9 August 2002; recently aired on 1 July 2011).

I searched around on the TAL website, but couldn't find a track listing. Then I remembered I could use Shazam on my iPad. Turns out it's "Desperado" by The Langley Schools Music Project on their album "Innocence & Despair".

Stream episode
Skip to 56:59 to hear the song in context.


Grooveshark
Listen to the song on Grooveshark.

6 comments:

  1. Thank you, I was just looking for this exact thing.

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  2. You're welcome! I figured you'd be out there so I wanted to make it easier for you to find than it was for me.

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  3. Recently heard the episode and the song - very glad to track it down. Thanks.

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  4. Do you know what song is at the very opening?

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    1. Hi Evan. It's "Nights Interlude" by Nightmares On Wax. See http://shz.am/t241669 for details.

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