*According to lớn science.
Science has the definitive word on quite a lot of things, but given that it’s is so xuất hiện to interpretation and taste, music is certainly not one of them.
Despite that, a computer scientist in the University of London has sought lớn apply a formula khổng lồ what determines the greatest songs of all time and, in his highly-scientific experiment, he’s come up with a definitive danh mục of the top 50.
According lớn the Daily Mail, Dr Mick Grierson examined a whole host of songs that appeared in ‘greatest songs of all-time’ lists in newspapers, on music stations lượt thích VH1 và in iconic music publications such as Q, NME và Rolling Stone. Indie, Disco, Anthems & Rock, they"re all in there.
Commissioned by car manufacturer Fiat, who wanted lớn identify a tuy vậy they could use lớn promote the FIAT 500, he also used analytical software in an attempt to put a finger on what exactly made those tunes iconic.
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That involved taking into account factors such as beats per minute, chord variety, lyrical content and eh, timbral variety & sonic variance before arriving at the danh mục you can see below.
We"re certainly not going to argue with number one.
Turns out science doesn’t have a bad taste in music after all.
The đứng đầu 50 most iconic songs of all time
Smells lượt thích Teen Spirit - NirvanaImagine - John LennonOne - U2Billie Jean - Michael JacksonBohemian Rhapsody - QueenHey Jude - The BeatlesLike A Rolling Stone - Bob DylanI Can"t Get No Satisfaction - Rolling StonesGod Save The Queen - Sex PistolsSweet Child O"Mine - Guns N" RosesLondon Calling - The ClashWaterloo Sunset - The KinksHotel California - The EaglesYour song - Elton JohnStairway to lớn Heaven - Led ZeppelinThe Twist - Chubby CheckerLive Forever - OasisI Will Always Love You - Whitney HoustonLife On Mars? - David BowieHeartbreak khách sạn - Elvis PresleyOver The Rainbow - Judy GarlandWhat"s Goin" On - Marvin GayeBorn lớn Run - Bruce SpringsteenBe My Baby - The RonettesCreep - RadioheadBridge Over Troubled Water - Simon & GarfunkelRespect - Aretha FranklinFamily Affair - Sly and The Family StoneDancing Queen - ABBAGood Vibrations - The Beach BoysPurple Haze - Jimi HendrixYesterday - The BeatlesJonny B Good - Chuck BerryNo Woman No Cry - Bob MarleyHallelujah - Jeff BuckleyEvery Breath You Take - The PoliceA Day In The Life - The BeatlesStand By Me - Ben E KingPapa"s Got A Brand New Bag - James BrownGimme Shelter - The Rolling StonesWhat"d I Say - Ray CharlesSultans Of Swing - Dire StraitsGod Only Knows - The Beach BoysYou"ve Lost That Lovin" Feeling - The Righteous BrothersMy Generation - The WhoDancing In The Street - Martha Reeves and the VandellasWhen Doves Cry - PrinceA Change Is Gonna Come - Sam CookeRiver Deep Mountain High - Ike & Tina TurnerBest Of My Love - The Emotions