This has to be one of the strangest headlines I have ever written, but EarWurm is a strange service. The sole purpose of this service is to put a worm in your ears – no not the literal kind but figurative one.
Have you ever had a song, jingle or melody stuck in your head? If yes, then you have been affected by an earwurm. An earwurm is any piece of music, which can have you humming for days consciously as well as unconsciously.
EarWurm maintains a database of some of the most popular earwurms, as identified by its users. It utilises the YouTube API to fetch the suggested fragments of a song from YouTube. Currently Earwurm has over 500 songs in its database and new ones are added frequently.
Everyday EarWurm suggests new catchy tunes to put a worm inside you for the rest of the day. They even point out the most hated Earwurms and not surprisingly VengaBoys – To Brazil tops the charts. Boy, is that song annoying and sticky!
In case you want to cure an Earwurm, don’t worry. Earwurm can help you with that. Check out this definitive guide on Earwurms for all your questions pertaining to Earwurms.