How Do They Do This? : All Songs Considered by Bob Boilen Sometimes, the Internet can seem to hold the brain cells of humanity. There's so much available on the Web, it's easy to take it all for granted. And then I see something like this little program I found on a Swedish Web site. It'...
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How Do They Do This?

Sometimes, the Internet can seem to hold the brain cells of humanity. There's so much available on the Web, it's easy to take it all for granted. And then I see something like this little program I found on a Swedish Web site. It's a text-to-speech converter that takes your words, finds those words as sung in pop songs, and then plays them back for you. It's sort of like an instant, over-the-top Girl Talk.

Try it, type in a phrase and be amazed. And guessing the song sources can be really hard.