This Song Sounds Like X

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  1. MarkeyJester

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    Came across it randomly, reminded me of this:

    The intros sound quite similar.
     
  2. Asagoth

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    These two songs by English (Leeds) gothic rock band "The Systers of Mercy" (one of my brothers is a huge fan) ...





    have lots of similarities with Road Rash II Main Theme :

     
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  3. The Other RaFaél

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    I see some relatively recent replies on here, so I'll bite:

    I'm getting some major S&K Mini Boss vibes from this song by the S.O.S Band (one of favorite bands) starting at about 0:51:



    And while this next song (from Rob & Fab of the Milli Vanilli scandal of all people) doesn't necessarily SOUND like anything, the selected part (0:24) sounds very Gen/MD-like and those snares at the same part, specifically sound very Sonic 1 & 2'ish:

     
  4. RepRevo

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    Some have already come across this but here's a shot

    Sonic Advance 2 Final Clear


    Mega Man X2 Stage Start
     
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  5. Level Zone Act

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    In the Sonic 3 prototype thread, @SEGACast said that the unused music from S3&K Collection and the prototype...



    ...sounds like "Something About You" by Level 42:




    To me, the melody in the Sonic track's first ten seconds sounds like the chorus melody of the Manic Street Preachers' "Australia" (instrumental version at 0:07; repeated in the vocals at 1:07).



    That had its album release in May 1996. Of course, Sonic and the Manics already had a connection before that...:eng101:
     



  6. About six seconds in, does that bit from Queen's "Invisible Man" sound remarkably similar to the Special Stage warp SFX to anyone else?

    edit: the bit fifty seconds in is perhaps even closer.
     
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  7. Retroman

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    I found a near identical version of the 'Go' sound effect from Sonic & Knuckles at 4:30



    Actually no, it's not the same 'Go' effect since the source is a higher-pitch and has a Michael Jackson voice.
     
  8. z.man II

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    I think it’s been confirmed that the “go” sample came from a sample pack and wasn’t recorded by MJ.
     
  9. Afro Thunder

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    It's from Run-DMC's "Peter Piper." Nothing to do with MJ.
     
  10. Vanishing Vision

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    Some time ago, I read somewhere that Spring Yard was inspired by Toshiki Kadomatsu's "Lovin' You (Sawako)". Most everyone else I've mentioned it to say it's hard to hear, but speeding it up might make it a little more clear.
     
  11. f2bnp

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    Gonna need some help with this one. Was listening to Hybrid Front's OST and this track caught my attention. I saw that it was also used in Sonic Megamix.



    So, first off, at 0:04-0:08 you can listen to a small loop that I can't quite place. The entire track reminds me of Sonic Game Gear soundtracks and this loop in specific something with Knuckles. Any help?

    Now, if you slow down the track to 0.5x, the main song loop that plays on the right channel (0:01-0:08) also reminds me of something else that I really am struggling to place. Again Sonic related.

    One of the composers is Naofumi Hatayama, so I suppose I may be getting Sonic CD vibes or perhaps he used the same loop on one of the tracks there?
     
  12. Hukos

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    Take Splash Hill Act 1.

    Now listen to this at around 00:58 to 1:20:



    I can't unhear it.
     
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  13. Don't these 2 sound alike?
     
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  14. Shakidna

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