What is today’s Heardle? Answers & hints guide (October 2)

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If you’re struggling to figure out what today’s Heardle is, we’ve got some hints to help you guess the October 2 song, as well as the answer if you’re almost out of guesses.

Ever since Wordle blew up, there have been loads of internet-based guessing games popping up. One of the most popular so far is Heardle, which tasks players with guessing a song based on a short intro clip.

These songs can range from current chart hits to old classics, so your taste needs to span a few decades to get them all right. Even if you don’t know the answer, discovering new music is all part of the fun.

You’ve only got six attempts to guess the correct song title and artist, so we’ve included several hints to help you guess today’s Heardle — as well as the October 2 answer if you scroll a little further down.


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Instructions on how to play Heardle

Heardle hints for today’s answer (October 2)

Here are some hints to help you guess today’s Heardle:

  • The song was released by this American singer-songwriter in 2016.
  • It only reached #14 on the Billboard Hot 100 upon release, but the song had more success in Europe.
  • The title of the song begins with the letter C.

Hopefully, that’s helped you guess today’s Heardle! It’s difficult just from the intro alone, so if you still can’t get it, check out the answer below.

What is today’s Heardle answer? (October 2)

If you haven’t managed to guess yet, the answer to today’s Heardle is Close by Nick Jonas.

Are you kicking yourself? Or did you have no clue? Either way, come back tomorrow when we’ll have more Heardle clues and answers.

Previous Heardle answers

Here are some of the previous songs that have been featured in Heardle:

Date Heardle answer
October 1, 2022 Shimmy Shimmy Ya by ODB
September 30, 2022 Car Radio by Twenty One Pilots
September 29, 2022 Ain’t It Fun by Paramore
September 28, 2022 Gimme Shelter by The Rolling Stones
September 27, 2022 The One That Got Away by Katy Perry
September 26, 2022 Radioactive by Imagine Dragons
September 25, 2022 Georgia by Vance Joy
September 24, 2022 Layla by Derek & The Dominos
September 23, 2022 Let Me Down Slowly by Alec Benjamin
September 22, 2022 Come As You Are by Nirvana
September 21, 2022 Mine by Bazzi
September 20, 2022 Listen To The Music by The Doobie Brothers
September 19, 2022 Play Date by Melanie Martinez
September 18, 2022 Speechless by Dan + Shay
September 17, 2022 Never Seen The Rain by Tones And I
September 16, 2022 Ivy by Frank Ocean
September 15, 2022 Everybody Talks by Neon Trees
September 14, 2022 Rock And Roll All Nite by KISS
September 13, 2022 Bad Guy by Billie Eilish
September 12, 2022 In The End by Linkin Park
September 11, 2022 Good Vibrations by The Beach Boys
September 10, 2022 Semi-Charmed Life by Third Eye Blind
September 9, 2022 Bad Day by Daniel Powter
September 8, 2022 H.O.L.Y. by Florida Georgia Line
September 7, 2022 Howlin’ For You by The Black Keys
September 6, 2022 Careless Whisper by George Michael
September 5, 2022 Somebody Else by The 1975
September 4, 2022 Rockstar by Nickleback
September 3, 2022 Black Beatles by Rae Sremmurd feat. Gucci Mane
September 2, 2022 Wild World by Cat Stevens
September 1, 2022 Wake Me Up When September Ends by Green Day
August 31, 2022 Talking Body by Tove Lo
August 30, 2022 Tear In My Heart by Twenty One Pilots
August 29, 2022 The Pretender by Foo Fighters
August 28, 2022 Another Love by Tom Odell
August 27, 2022 What You Know by Two Door Cinema Club
August 26, 2022 Dangerous Woman by Ariana Grande
August 25, 2022 Humble by Kendrick Lamar
August 24, 2022 Six Feet Under by Billie Eilish
August 23, 2022 Everybody Dies In Their Nightmares by XXXTentacion
August 22, 2022 All The Kids Are Depressed by Jeremy Zucker
August 21, 2022 My Immortal by Evanescence
August 20, 2022 Alone by Marshmello
August 19, 2022 Don’t Dream It’s Over by Crowded House
August 18, 2022 Hot N Cold by Katy Perry
August 17, 2022 Lithium by Nirvana
August 16, 2022 Laid by James
August 15, 2022 Young Folks by Peter Bjorn and John
August 14, 2022 Bitter Sweet Symphony by The Verve
August 13, 2022 Sunshine Of Your Love by Cream
August 12, 2022 Chocolate by The 1975
August 11, 2022 Wonderful Tonight by Eric Clapton
August 10, 2022 Basket Case by Green Day
August 9, 2022 Misery Business by Paramore
August 8, 2022 Riptide by Vance Joy
August 7, 2022 Somebody I Used to Know by Gotye
August 6, 2022 Sympathy For The Devil by The Rolling Stones
August 5, 2022 Escape (The Pina Colada song) by Rupert Holmes
August 4, 2022 Blue (Da Ba Dee) by Eiffel 65
August 3, 2022 Do I Wanna Know? by Arctic Monkeys
August 2, 2022 Raise Your Glass by Pink
August 1, 2022 Would? by Alice In Chains
July 31, 2022 Say So by Doja Cat
July 30, 2022 When I Come Around by Green Day
July 29, 2022 Ex’s and Oh’s by Elle King
July 28, 2022 Hungry Like The Wolf by Duran Duran
July 27, 2022 Before He Cheats by Carrie Underwood
July 26, 2022 White Wedding by Billy Idol
July 25, 2022 The Bones by Maren Morris
July 24, 2022 Interstate Love Song by Stone Temple Pilots
July 23, 2022 Take Your Mama by Scissor Sisters
July 22, 2022 Joker And The Thief by Wolfmother
July 21, 2022 Make Me Feel by Janelle Monáe
July 20, 2022 Paradise By The Dashboard Light by Meat Loaf
July 19, 2022 Lisztomania by Phoenix
July 18, 2022 Island In The Sun by Weezer
July 17, 2022 Modern Love by David Bowie
July 16, 2022 Cheap Thrills by Sia
July 15, 2022 La Grange by ZZ Top
July 14, 2022 High And Dry by Radiohead
July 13, 2022 Welcome To The Black Parade by My Chemical Romance
July 12, 2022 We Are Young by Fun feat. Janelle Monae
July 11, 2022 21 Seconds by So Solid Crew
July 10, 2022 Smooth Operator by Sade
July 9, 2022 Turn Me On by Kevin Lyttle
July 8, 2022 Praise The Lord (Da Shine) by Skepta
July 7, 2022 Rewind by Craig David
July 6, 2022 If You Had My Love by Jennifer Lopez
July 5, 2022 Hungry Eyes by Eric Carmen
July 4, 2022 Stressed Out by Twenty One Pilots
July 3, 2022 Straight Up by Paula Abdul
July 2, 2022 You Spin Me Round (Like A Record) by Dead or Alive
July 1, 2022 Another Brick In The Wall Pt. 2 by Pink Floyd
June 30, 2022 The Suburbs by Arcade Fire
June 29, 2022 Dance Monkey by Tones And I
June 28, 2022 Don’t Stop Believin’ by Journey
June 27, 2022 For The Love Of Money by The O Jays
June 26, 2022 Groove Is In The Heart by Deee-Lite
June 25, 2022 Rock With You by Michael Jackson
June 24, 2022 Pony by Ginuwine
June 23, 2022 There Is A Light That Never Goes Out by The Smiths
June 22, 2022 Good Times by Chic
June 21, 2022 Build Me Up Buttercup by The Foundations
June 20, 2022 Iris by the Goo Goo Dolls
June 19, 2022 Respect by Aretha Franklin
June 18, 2022 Genie in a Bottle by Christina Aguilera
June 17, 2022 Yeah! by Usher
June 16, 2022 Let’s Dance by David Bowie
June 15, 2022 What Makes You Beautiful by One Direction
June 14, 2022 Bridge Over Troubled Water by Simon & Garfunkel
June 13, 2022 Fast Car by Tracy Chapman
June 12, 2022 Good Riddance (Time of Your Life) by Green Day
June 11, 2022 How Deep is Your Love by Calvin Harris + Disciples.
June 10, 2022 Best Of My Love by The Emotions
June 9, 2022 C.R.E.A.M. (Cash Rules Everything Around Me) by the Wu-Tang Clan
June 8, 2022 Sweet Disposition by The Temper Trap
June 7, 2022 When Doves Cry by Prince
June 6, 2022 Oh, Pretty Woman by Roy Orbison
June 5, 2022 Sexual Healing by Marvin Gaye
June 4, 2022 Fantasy by Mariah Carey
June 3, 2022 Electric Feel by MGMT
June 2, 2022 Hotel California by The Eagles
June 1, 2022 Ironic by Alanis Morissette
May 31, 2022 Frontin’ by Pharrell feat. Jay-Z
May 30, 2022 Back In Black by AC/DC
May 29, 2022 Can’t Help Falling In Love by Elvis Presley
May 28, 2022 Toxic by Britney Spears
May 27, 2022 Show Me Love by Robin S
May 26, 2022 Personal Jesus by Depeche Mode
May 25, 2022 I Want It That Way by Backstreet Boys
May 24, 2022 Like A Rolling Stone by Bob Dylan
May 23, 2022 If I Ain’t Got You by Alicia Keys
May 22, 2022 Love Will Tear Us Apart by Joy Division
May 21, 2022 Juicy by The Notorious B.I.G.
May 20, 2022 Like I Love You by Justin Timberlake
May 19, 2022 Wrecking Ball by Miley Cyrus
May 18, 2022 Smoke On The Water by Deep Purple
May 17, 2022 Freedom ’90 by George Michael
May 16, 2022 American Boy by Estelle feat. Kanye West
May 15, 2022 You Can Call Me Al by Paul Simon
May 14, 2022 Dancing In The Moonlight by Toploader
May 13, 2022 Mr. Blue Sky by Electric Light Orchestra
May 12, 2022 Take On Me by a-ha
May 11, 2022 Maria Maria by Santana (feat. the Product G&B)
May 10, 2022 (Don’t Fear) The Reaper by Blue Oyster Cult
May 9, 2022 Virtual Insanity by Jamiroquai
May 8, 2022 This Woman’s Work by Kate Bush
May 7, 2022 Girls Just Wanna Have Fun by Cyndi Lauper
May 6, 2022 Music Sounds Better With You by Stardust
May 5, 2022 No Scrubs by TLC
May 4, 2022 Shivers by Ed Sheeran
May 3, 2022 I Know What You Want by Busta Rhymes & Mariah Carey
May 2, 2022 Manic Monday by The Bangles
May 1, 2022 Killing In The Name by Rage Against The Machine
April 30, 2022 It’s Gonna Be Me by *NSYNC
April 29, 2022 Young Hearts Run Free by Candi Staton
April 28, 2022 Stay (I Missed You) by Lisa Loeb and & Nine Stories
April 27, 2022 I Love Rock ‘n’ Roll by Joan Jett & the Blackhearts
April 26, 2022 1 Thing by Amerie
April 25, 2022 (I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction by the Rolling Stones
April 24, 2022 Ex-Factor by Lauryn Hill
April 23, 2022 Return Of The Mack by Mark Morrison
April 22, 2022 Whenever, Wherever by Shakira
April 21, 2022 Adore You by Harry Styles
April 20, 2022 Young, Wild & Free by Snoop Dogg & Wiz Khalifa
April 19, 2022 I Bet You Look Good on the Dancefloor by Arctic Monkeys
April 18, 2022 Walking On Broken Glass by Annie Lennox
April 17, 2022 Praise You by Fatboy Slim
April 16, 2022 Got To Be Real by Cheryl Lynn
April 15, 2022 Wonderwall by Oasis

The list above should give you a better idea of the kind of songs that can be included in Heardle – and these answers are also unlikely to be used again in the future – so it’s definitely worth giving it a read.

Pretty much every Heardle has had some kind of chart success or critical acclaim, although they are getting a little more difficult lately. If you only recognize the artist, type that in and see if any answers show up.


That’s all for today’s Heardle. Make sure you check back tomorrow for more clues, and if you’re after more guessing games, check out some of the best games like Wordle here.

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