What is the Heardle answer for May 22, Sunday?

Heardle #86 was a certified platinum in the United Kingdom and is widely considered the defining song of its era.


A new song is available today for Heardle #86.

The songwriter wrote Heardle #86 about his troubled relationship with his wife.

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If you've been living under a rock for some time, "dle" games have taken over the internet. This is all thanks to Wordle, a viral word guessing game that New York Times had acquired last year. Since then, many other similar games have come out, including Heardle.

Unlike Wordle, Heardle is about guessing songs. You get six shots to try and get the song of the day right. If you guess wrong, the game will let you listen to more of the intro of the song until you either exhaust all your tries or you get it right. If you're reading this, it means that you want to keep your streak.

For Heardle #86, you'll have to hop onto the time machine and go back to a few decades ago.

If you're young, the song isn't going to ring any bells. But, don't worry, we're here to help you.

Here are five clues for the Heardle of the day for May 22:

  • The song came out all the way back in 1980
  • The band released the song as a non-album single
  • The NME named the song the greatest single of all time in 2002
  • Many consider the song the defining song of its era
  • The single was a post-humous release

Sometimes, you have no choice but to give up. There's no shame in that. If anything, it's exactly what Heardle #86 is all about - knowing how to give up when things get rough.

Scroll down below the image if you want to know the answer to May 22's Heardle:

The critically acclaimed band released Heardle #86 a month following his suicide.

The answer to Heardle #86 is Love Will Tear Us Apart by Joy Division.

Ray Ampoloquio
Ray is a lifelong gamer with a nose for keeping up with the latest news in and out of the gaming industry. When he's not reading, writing, editing, and playing video games, he builds and repairs computers in his spare time. You can find Ray on Twitter.
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