Music is sadder

A study of hundreds of thousands of popular songs over the past three decades has found a downward sonic trend in happiness and an increase in sadness, as the chirpy band Wham! gave way to the moody Sam Smith.


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Music is sadder than ever according to new report. Really and a descent stage for music according to a new study in the British science journal which finds it music we listen to these days is Saturday and it's been in decades. The report probed about a half a million songs. Released since 1985. And 2015. Or carry us a lot of songs you know it's it's thirty years' worth of popular music boom. The results once the songs were categories Biden categorized by mood. There was a trend away from happiness and toward sadness. Here's the funny thing. The study also found that sounds in general these days or more danceable. And party line. So we're dancing and partying the sad music. But. I just asked if somebody doesn't mix was that I don't have. It's not be given its do it and it's got all horrible. SaaS business that. You know you think about and even like you think of I get Taylor Swift she hasn't really danceable songs about breakups gal the horrible. Hello to dance and jump and enjoy him but if you assistant for the welfare records. It's about heartbreak and relationships that the did not not walker can't Larry had a happy song I guess I came you know that was. That was a name that's not very happy and you could dance students' day yet.