Today’s Heardle answer and hint — Tuesday, July 5, #130


It’s Heardle again. And the response is…

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If you’re a specific age or enjoy a particular genre of music, today’s Heardle answer is simple. If not, it can be challenging. You’ll understand what I mean if you play Heardle.

not previously played the game? One of the best Wordle clones and replacements, it provides you six chances to identify a song from a 15-second intro rather than asking you to guess five-letter words. You don’t have to be a tremendous music fan to stand a chance of achieving a good score because Heardle draws its playlist from the most streamed songs across a variety of media.


Even yet, figuring out a song’s title based only on the entrance can be quite difficult. That’s where we come in; we keep a record of the solutions to previous Heardle puzzles and, if you’re stuck, we’ll provide tips for today’s Heardle answer.

Additionally, you can find the answer to today’s Heardle here if you’re simply looking for that. No criticism from us.

If you want to discover today’s Heardle answer, stop reading now because there are Heardle #130 spoilers ahead!


Today’s Heardle hints, Tuesday, July 5

Before we reveal today’s answer, here are a few hints that should help you if you’re stuck.

  • This song was released in 1987
  • This artist had lots of hits as the lead singer of a pop-rock group, before going solo for this song
  • This song has featured in commercials for McDonald’s, M&Ms, and Sheba cat food

Alright, that’s the hints done with — time for the solution.

Today’s Heardle answer, Tuesday, July 5

So, what is today’s Heardle answer?


The answer is Hungry Eyes by Eric Carmen.

Did you get it? If Heardle’s clip wasn’t enough for you, check out the full song here:

Congratulations if your guess was correct!


As usual, I noticed a large number of gamers reporting about 1-second victories today. Since I believed the initial drum beats were a little vague, I didn’t anticipate listeners would get this song so quickly. But I assume that many Dirty Dancing fans listen to Heardle, so congrats to everyone who correctly identified this song so quickly.

Due to the synth melody, at first I believed this song was The Best(opens in new tab) by Tina Turner, but after a few tries I realized it wasn’t. The power of advertising is evident in the fact that the McDonald’s Delivery commercial assisted me in correctly guessing it.

Previous Heardle answers

If you’re looking for a list of older Heardle answers, we can also help. Here’s a list going back 20 games.

  • #129, July 4: Twenty One Pilots — Stressed Out
  • #128, July 3: Paula Abdul — Straight Up
  • #127, July 2: Dead Or Alive — You Spin Me Round (Like a Record)
  • 126, July 1: Pink Floyd — Another Brick In The Wall, Pt. 2
  • #125, June 30: Arcade Fire — The Suburbs
  • #124, June 29: Tones & I — Dance Monkey
  • #123, June 28: Journey — Don’t Stop Believin’
  • #122, June 27: The O’Jays — For the Love of Money
  • #121, June 26: Deee-Lite — Groove Is In The Heart
  • #120, June 25: Michael Jackson — Rock With You
  • #119, June 24: Ginuwine — Pony
  • #118, June 23: The Smiths — There Is A Light That Never Goes Out
  • #117, June 22: Chic — Good Times
  • #116, June 21: The Foundations — Build Me Up Buttercup
  • #115, June 20: Goo Goo Dolls — Iris
  • #114, June 19: Aretha Franklin — Respect
  • #113, June 18: Christina Aguilera — Genie In A Bottle
  • #112, June 17: Usher — Yeah! ft. Lil Jon, Ludacris
  • #111, June 16: David Bowie — Let’s Dance
  • #110, June 15: One Direction — What Makes You Beautiful
  • #109, June 14: Simon & Garfunkel — Bridge over Troubled Water

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