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Which one do I use for a song that I'm listening in a loop?

I asked this on Quora but didn't get a satisfactory clear answer that would justify the difference.

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I don't think there is /much/ of a difference. However, "relentless", I believe, means "without end", while "unrelenting" includes the idea of "yet" or "so far".

I think the more literally accurate sentence for your situation might be:

"I'm listening to X unrelentingly".

Other choices might be:

I'm listening to X... ...continually ...ad naseum ...repeatedly ...over and over ...continuously, in a loop from where they say "aaa" to where they do "bbb" ...forever more, until I die or my Mom pulls the plug

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Do you mean music going around and around in your head that just won't stop? A common term is 'earworm', explained as: 'a piece of music that sticks in one's mind, even when it is not being played."

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Earworm

(happens to me all the time, both with tv ads and music I play)

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