Today’s ‘Heardle’ Answer And Clues For Saturday, June 18

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Hey there, pop pickers. Hope you’re having a most excellent Saturday. I trust that you’re enjoying today’s game of Heardle as well, but just in case it’s proving difficult, I’ve got some clues and the answers for you.

But first, in case you’re a newbie, here’s how to play Heardle: 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 happen not to have played Heardle over the last few days, these are the songs you may have missed:

No, Heardle isn’t always an easy game, but yeah, some clues are coming up if you need ‘em, followed by the answer:

Heardle Clues For June 18

  1. This is listed as a teen pop, blue-eyed soul and dance-pop song on Wikipedia.
  2. It was released in 1999.
  3. It was a number one hit in the U.S., the U.K. and several other countries.
  4. This was the debut single of a performer who was previously known as a cast member of The New Mickey Mouse Club.

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Heardle Answer For June 18

Before I reveal the answer, consider this your spoiler warning in case you want to try to guess the title and artist first.

Otherwise, the song is...

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“Genie in a Bottle” by Christina Aguilera!

What a classic of the late 1900s this is (sorry if I just made you feel very old). After hearing the opening notes, I remembered the rest of the piano-drived intro. I played through that in my head, and once I clocked what the main instrumentation would be, I was able to get this on the first guess.

After this and “Yeah!,” can we just get some late ‘90s/early 2000s megahits for a while, Heardle? I need to get a solid streak going.

You can listen to the song in full here:

If you don’t have any other plans today, invite your friends over for a dance party. Only songs between 20 and 25 years old are allowed. In any case, if you have some trouble with tomorrow’s Heardle as well, I’ll be back with some clues and the answer on my blog.