Today’s ‘Heardle’ Answer and Tips for Friday, August 5


Happy Friday! You made it to the end of another week. You deserve to relax. Maybe even with today’s game Heardle? However, don’t get stressed if you want to keep your streak going. In case you’re having trouble with today’s song, I’ve got a few hints, followed by the answer:

If you haven’t played yet Heardle rather, here’s what you need to know: you’ll hear the first second of a fairly familiar song. You then guess the artist and title or skip your turn. If you skip it or guess wrong, you’ll get to hear a little more of the song. The game continues until the sixth and final guess, after which you hear the number for 16 seconds.

maybe you are a Heardle veteran, but it’s been a while since you last played. Here are the songs you may have missed:

Don’t feel gloomy if you can’t think of the title and artist for today Heardle. To help you, here are some hints, followed by the answer:

Heardle Tips for August 5th

  1. This song falls into the soft rock genre.
  2. It was released in 1979.
  3. It reached number one on the US Billboard Hot 100 and number 23 on the UK Singles Chart.
  4. It had a resurgence in popularity when it was featured in Guardians of the Universe.

Heardle answer for August 5th

Spoiler Warning! I’m about to reveal today’s Heardle song. Don’t scroll any further if you’re not ready to find out what it is.

The song you are looking for is…

“Escape (The Pina Colada Song)” by Rupert Holmes!

I think this song has been in my head since I first saw it Guardians of the Universe, which happened to be released eight years ago this week. Although I knew what the song was, I probably wouldn’t have gotten this if Holmes had simply called it “Escape.” Thanks man. You can listen to the song in full below:

Here’s a bonus clip, because I have to add it – the scene where “Escape (The Piña Colada Song)” appears in the movie.

That’s all for today Heardle. As always, I have clues and the answer for Saturday’s game on my blog. As long as I’m not too busy watching Guardians of the Universe again, that is.



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