Ringtone delivery continues to grow in popularity and selection. However,
how many times have you received an mp3 ringtone from your mobile phone only
to later realize the 30 – 45 second ringtone clip you end up with is not
your favorite part of the song. It can be a little frustrating.
This happened to me several months ago with one of my favorite songs “Walking on the Moon”
by The Police. I was hoping the ringtone clip would feature the chorus, but instead it
was from the verse. Sometimes I wonder who these people are that upload the ringtones and
how they choose the portion of the song the consumer gets. My best guess is they record track
times :31 – :60 seconds for the majority of the ringtones.
After some careful downloading, I’ve found 3 ringtones to boost your mood. To qualify
for this list, a ringtone must have the best part of the song within
it’s :30 – :45 second clip. It also must serve some uplifting purpose whether it be
through bringing back old memories, an energetic beat or simply a great song.
The Top 3:
3) Baby Got Back – Sir Mix A Lot: This track has a hot beat and always makes me laugh
when I recall what this song was about. Even funnier perhaps was the video for this song in which
giant buns seemingly 10 feet high filled the background. Imagine being the set designer for this
2) Super Mario Brothers Theme Song: The video game of my generation. Who hasn’t played Super Mario
Brothers for Nintendo? This theme song definitely brings back memories and was one of the most downloaded ringtones of 2006.
1) Bed’s Too Big Without You – The Police: A great reggae beat with a truly unique sound and the best part of the song got pulled into the ringtone. A rare occurrence, but those ringtone uploaders have to get it
right once in a while. Those in need of a stylish, unique ringtone that catches people’s attention need not
look any further. The “Bed’s Too Big Without You” is an uplifting song that enhances my mood every time I