Science Says the Ultimate All-Around Song Is . . .


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Science has apparently determined that the ultimate all-around song is"Every Breath You Take" by the POLICE

What does that mean exactly? It's complicated, but here's the Cliff's Notes version.

Researchers at a university in Denmark set out to determine if there's a pattern to the music we listen to throughout the day. They broke the day into five blocks: Morning, Afternoon, Evening, Night, and Late Night / Early Morning.

They found that we DO prefer different types of music at different times of day like "slow but energetic" songs in the morning, "Louder, faster" music in the afternoon, "danceable" songs in the evening, and so on.

But "Every Breath You Take" has musical qualities that allow it to drift through all five blocks.

(NPR)


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