Today’s ‘Heardle’ Answer And Clues For Thursday, June 16

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Welcome to Thursday, June 16, which is a very big day in my corner of the universe with the Overwatch 2 Reveal Event taking place. If you’re interested in the game, hopefully you’ll join me for me in-depth coverage on my blog starting at around 1PM ET. In the meantime, though, let’s talk about today’s Heardle and some clues and the answer in case you’re struggling with today’s song.

For those who are new to Heardle, here’s how to play: You will hear the first second of a reasonably well-known song. You’ll then take a guess at the artist and title or skip your turn. If you skip or guess incorrectly, you’ll get to hear a little more of the song. The game continues until the sixth and final guess, at which point you’ll hear 16 seconds of the track.

If you haven’t played for a few days, these are the songs you may have missed:

What could make you get the answer if you’re stumped are some clues. If those aren’t quite enough to help you figure it out, the answer will follow them.

Heardle Answers For June 16

  1. This is listed as a funk, new wave, dance-rock, post-disco, dance-pop and funk-rock song on Wikipedia.
  2. It was released in 1983.
  3. This song reached number one in both the U.S. and the U.K.
  4. In 2018, producer Nile Rodgers says he took the artist’s “'folk song' and arranged it into something that the entire world would soon be dancing to and seemingly has not stopped dancing to for the last 35 years.”

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Heardle Answers For June 16

This is your last chance to turn around or look away before I reveal the title and artist of today’s song. It is your first and only spoiler warning.

Now that’s out of the way, today’s answer is...

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“Let’s Dance” by David Bowie!

An absolute classic from one of the greatest artists of all time. There’s no mistaking that intro if you’re at all familiar with the song. Here’s the track in full. It’s nigh-on impossible not to follow the instruction of the title.

That’ll do it for today’s Heardle. I hope you’ll join me for my Overwatch 2 coverage today. In any case, I’ll have clues and the answer for tomorrow’s Heardle on my blog too.