Last Song Syndrome...

Philippines
September 4, 2008 11:38am CST
Do you often have this? Well, I often have this Last Song Syndrome. I often listen to music while working on my usual myLot activities. When I log-off and turn off my iPod as well, I find myself humming or singing the last song I was listening to. They lyrics and even the music seems to be stuck in my head. I just go on and on and on. Few minutes from now, I will be hitting the sack. I am sure that I will be singing to the tune of whatever Earth, Wind and Fire song I will be listening to before I turn my iPod off....
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10 responses
4 Sep 08
Hi dolc_vita, Although I don't listen to any music while I'm Mylotting and just have Big Brother on, I do sometimes hum a tune thats comes into my head and when I go to bed that tune is in my head and I can't go to sleep so I just get up and switch and watch a drama the go back to bed and its gone, the I could go to sleep. Tamara
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@msedge (4012)
• United States
17 Sep 08
Oh yes, thats me,!The lyrics of the music will stuck up in my mind specially if i really love the song.I would keep on singing the song even i already turn off the music.
@williamjisir (22900)
• China
6 Sep 08
Hello dolce. It is the same with me. Sometimes when I listen to the last song and later when I turn it off, it seems that it is staying in my mind without getting rid of it. It is really fun though.
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• Philippines
5 Sep 08
I really like to sing but i don't have that last song syndrome of yours because i usually sings what i really like. Or maybe i haven't noticed it ???
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@marababe (2511)
• Philippines
5 Sep 08
*singing* I never knew what love was, until you loved me I never know what love was. Oh yeah!..." I had this trip 2 nights ago and I started downloading 90's pop. That song that I was "singing" was Until You Loved Me by The Moffatts. I know, I know, I'm such a girl. But since I heard that song last on my iPod earlier, I've been singing it the entire day (until now while I'm typing). Crazy.
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@Opal26 (17686)
• United States
5 Sep 08
Hey dolce, Yes I do the same thing! I get stuck on the "last song"too! I get the song stuck in my head and it just stays there. In fact I was on a mylot friends profile page to look up something and there is always the same song playing each time I go there and that song has very catchy lyrics and music and every time I hear it it stays in my head for a long time! Some songs more than others seem to do that. At least that's what I find happens with me. My bf is like that too. I keep hearing him singing the same words to some song which I have no idea what it is but it seems to have stuck in his head because he keeps singing it over and over again too. In fact, I really need to ask him what it is because it's getting on my nerves! lol
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@faith210 (11233)
• Philippines
5 Sep 08
Hi dolce_vita78! Yes, all the time. Sometimes, my husband will be playing a song over nad over again and will really make me feel tired listening but as soon as he turn it off, I will be finding myself humming the song and my husband will say, "You're weird..I thought you don't like it anymore so why are you singing it now?" haha..I am also afflicted with the LSS! haha.. Take care always..God Bless!
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• United States
4 Sep 08
That's another good name for it, Last Song Syndrome, but the official name for it is an Earworm. I just like poking my chest out about it because the term was coined right here in my city at the University of Cincinnati lol. It happens when you are listening to a song that has an odd or very repetitive beat. Also, and this is from my own experience, not the study, I have found that if you are listening to a song that you know very well, and you end the song before its actually finished, your brain has a need to finish that song. So the tune continues in your head until your brain is satisfied that the song has been finished. Only problem is, your brain may play it a few times through before it feels its actually done lol. So if you would like to cure it, because at times it does get to be nerve-wracking (at least for me) is to listen to the song through to the end. See if that helps you a little. But if you like the tune going on in your head do what you do!!! Here is a link to the story about the Earworm studies done at UC. http://www.business.uc.edu/earworms
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@zandi458 (27948)
• Malaysia
4 Sep 08
I like music but have no talent in singing. However, I can sing very well in the bathroom . Though I am a song critics in a paid site but when come to the real singing I am hopeless. I appreciate good lyrics and fine melody. I am in a keroke business so I know practically most good songs but I love oldies more.
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• Canada
29 Oct 09
That happens to me all the time, and what's interesting is that I have a rather obscure taste in music by North American standards. LOL A lot of my favourite songs are in Croatian, Serbian, and Russian. I don't understand the languages, but I know all the words to all the songs, because I have heard them so many times. It is interesting having a song in my head, knowing the lyrics, but not knowing what they mean. LOL