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Have you ever wondered what the name of that song was that you heard on the radio?

Well, Wonder no more! Shazam will fix that need. With Shazam on the iPhone you can identify those unknown songs. Just launch the app and press the tag now button. Shazam will start listening to any song that may be playing and then will identify that song for you.shazamlisten After shazamtagShazam has identified the song that is playing it will provide you with song and artist information on the screen. Shazam will also provide a link to purchase the song on iTunes and view on YouTube as well as Tweet the song.

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Identify music anywhere:
from the radio, TV, film, or in a store by simply holding your iPhone towards the music and tapping ‘Tag’.

Buy music you hear:
your Tags link directly to iTunes to give you one-touch access to the music you love.

Track your music journey:
see your Tag appear on Maps inside Shazam, along with your Tag history, to remind you where you were when you captured the moment.

Tweet your Tag:
share the tagged song with your followers – letting them stay up to date with the artist and track details you discover.

Share a music moment:
send your Tags as a Postcard to friends who share your musical taste so they can add the Tag to their own collection in Shazam, as well as preview and buy direct in iTunes.

Share the experience:
send your tags to friends who share your musical taste so they can add the tag to their own collection in Shazam.

Watch the video:
view related videos and other music content on YouTube.

Personalise your Tags:
capture the moment by taking and adding a photo or attach an existing picture. See your shots seamlessly added to your iPhone photo album.

Learn more about the music:
in the Tag Result you can read track and album reviews and artist biographies, plus see other music from the artist and view song lyrics (starting with users in North America).

Sort your Tags:
as your Shazam collection grows you can take control and organise by artist, title, or date – making it easy to find the Tag you want.

Store pending Tags:
for when you don’t have data connection, you can still capture the music moment. The untagged track can be sent later when you are back in WiFi or data coverage.

Shazam now supports 1st and 2nd generation iPod touch (external microphone required).

Shazam has done a really good job making a clean interface and making itself easy to use.

I have used this app many times and it has never been wrong yet. The app does require network or internet connectivity to work. The app is also Free on the app store.

Shazam is also available on the Blackberry and Android phones.

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