Spoilers: No idea which episode.Need to find a TG tune.

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Hi everyone and first post here!

I hoped I may be able to find out the artist/title of a song used on one of the Top Gear Challenges.

You may say "Use the site properly" but bear with me.

I have tried to find which Challenge this piece of music is in.I can't.
I have scanned painstakingly through all youtube Challenges.No joy.
So what I do have is this.....

The tune is played for a good couple of minutes,starting when Hammond and May board a train very quickly.
The tune has,every 8 beats,a male voice sample like used in music by Yello going "Bom bom bom"
Its about 150/160 beats per minute and is of a breakbeat dance style,with congas/bongos playing in the background.
Sounds like the kind of song you'd hear in the pursuit part of a movie.

I originally thought this was from the scene when they were in Japan/Bullet train.Perhaps the Skyline episode.Nope.

I'm now stumped.

Any help gratefully appreciated

Steve:)
 

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a "train" also appears in 04.01 where they race the Aston DB9 against the TGV and the Eurostar... might want to look there as well!
 

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Could also be Veyron vs Plane? In fact hasn't there been a train used in all of those races one way or another?
 

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Thanks chaps! Meant to add that it was (ahem) on Dave last weekend some time.Can't get the TV listings up for Dave for last weekend.Argh!
Gonna be dead pleased when I do find this tune!

Alas....nien....neither of those..

I tried to paint the music as best I could.
Its a corker of a tune.

Will hope someone else susses it.I shall carry on searching.

Thanks for help :)
 
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Upload the tune and I will see if I can name it.
 

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If it was on Dave, doesn't it have different music to the original BBC airings?
 

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If, in regards to the music, it's anything like BBCA can be, sometimes music is changed, but other times it's left in tact.
 

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I have it. They are getting on a train and it is Smoke on the water, Deep Purple.

From the very first episode I ever saw. 05x08

 
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Judy,

Thanks but as said in my original post...

The tune is played for a good couple of minutes,starting when Hammond and May board a train very quickly.
The tune has,every 8 beats,a male voice sample like used in music by Yello going "Bom bom bom"
Its about 150/160 beats per minute and is of a breakbeat dance style,with congas/bongos playing in the background.
Sounds like the kind of song you'd hear in the pursuit part of a movie.

It's a modern dance-type track not a classic rock tune.

All the programmes shown on Dave are merely cut into 4 sections to allow for adverts.Apart from that are identical to what goes out on BBC2,so all music is the same.
Steve
 

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Do you remember at least what country they were in or what car was used?
 

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My guess is that Stevecat's talking about Series 6 Episode 6, the race from Heathrow to Oslo. Where Hammond and May board a PLANE. I guess the song he's thinking of is Nightlife by Amon Tobin.

POP!
 

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I was thinking it might have been a bus. They ran for a bus during the truffle race, but I can't for the life of me remember what the music was like. Or did they run from the airfield to the Eurostar? That would be a train.

Memory like a lace doily, me
 

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OK Ive just checked out Amon Tobin Nightlife and its not that one.
Its just like I describe it in my first post basically.Every 8 beats theres a "Bom bom BOOMMM",it has a very percussive underlay using congas as well as drums.Its the kind of thing youd put in a movie if you wanted to paint the scene of one car being chased down by another.
I was sure it was the truffle one too Amie.Scanned it on youtube and nope.Bugger!
 

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Which was the episode where May got on the wrong train??

Think Im getting somewhere if I know which episode that is.....
 

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Which was the episode where May got on the wrong train??

Vietnam (12x08), perhaps? He booked the wrong train, which they all took.
 

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In Vietnam they got on the wrong train, and in India he was standing in the wrong queue.
 

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In Japan Hammond and May got separated on the train, which split up.
 

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THATS the one,the Japan one.They deffo got seperated.
So,is that the episode with the Skyline in??Hope not as I just watched it and the music isnt in it!
 
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