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Valley App of the Week: SoundHound

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We've all been there, you're in the car, or at the store, or out for dinner and you hear a song and don't know who sings it.  With SoundHound finding out is as easy as the click of a button.

SoundHound is one of several music ID apps out there, but it does a lot more than just tell you the title and artist.

SoundHound let's you see lyrics, share music with your friends, buy the song and discover new artists.

We have used Shazam in the past, a similar service, and when it comes to the basic function of figuring out the song and artist both are equally good. 

Both also feature many of the same extra options like launching a Pandora station based on the find.

The one feature that really sets SoundHound apart, the singing and humming search.

SoundHound says it's the only app in the world that it will find the song stuck in your head by you singing or humming it.

We didn't have a lot of luck when we tried that feature, but then again it's been awhile since we were in choir.

SoundHound is free to download and available for Apple or Android.

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