Today’s ‘Heardle’ Answer and Directions for Saturday, August 27


A little birdie told me you might be looking for the Heardle answer and directions for today’s song. Don’t tell everyone, but I have them right around the corner for you.

But maybe you are a newcomer to the game and could use some tips. In that case you can play as follows: Heardle: You hear the first second of a fairly familiar song. You then try to guess the artist and title or skip your turn. If you skip it or guess wrong, you’ll get to hear a little more of the song. The game continues until the sixth and final guess, after which you hear the number for 16 seconds.

Meanwhile, these are the songs you may have missed in the past week if you haven’t played Heardle in a while:

You might be dangerously close to missing out on winning today’s game: Heardle. Here are some clues, followed by the answer:

Heardle Directions for August 27

  1. This song is in the indie rock, post-punk revival, dance-punk and new wave genres.
  2. It was released in 2011.
  3. It reached number 40 on the US Billboard Hot Rock & Alternative Songs chart and number 64 on the UK Singles Chart.
  4. The artist is from Northern Ireland.
  5. The song appears on an album called Tourist history.

Heardle answer for August 27th

Spoiler Warning! Hold the phone if you’re not ready to discover the artist and title associated with today’s Heardle song.

If you’re ready, today’s song is…

“What You Know” by Two Door Cinema Club!

I probably should have known this one. If I were still living in the UK and paying attention to NMEI might have recognized it. It’s a good song, but I had absolutely no idea what it was. My one day streak is over. Listen to “What You Know” in its entirety below:

By the way, if you like that song, it’s worth noting that the band is releasing a new album next week called Keep smiling.

There is also a rich history of great bands coming from Northern Ireland. Here’s one of the best, with one of the best songs of all time:



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