Unhear it – Getting Rid of that Annoying Tune Stuck in Your Head

Posted on Monday, October 11th, 2010 by

Unhear it – I remember this one time in the very last week of my senior year in high school, I was in the middle of my final exam in history, and as I was trying to formulate an answer to one of the questions on the exam, I couldn’t help but repeating the same song in my head: Boney M’s cover of Rivers of Babylon. Don’t get me wrong; it’s a cool song and the 1970s wouldn’t have been complete without it. But being unable to get rid of this tune in such a crucial moment as that of a final exam, well, you get my drift.

The point of this personal anecdote is to bring Unhear it to your attention, a cool site that offers what I so direly needed that day in high school: a get-rid-of-that-song-in-your-head solution. How do they do it? Well, they make users “‘unhear’ songs by hearing equally catchy songs.” The idea is a great one, although you end up with a new catchy song that might be the new god-damn song in your head you’ll wish you had gotten rid of…

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