What? People study songs as their job?

Yeah, that’s right. There’s such a job. And it is incredibly cool. Hit Song Science they call it.

With this new technology, similarities and patterns between hit songs can be extracted. Music makers must be ecstatic because it could mean that they need not guess when trying to figure out what makes a hit song.

Korean songs Sorry Sorry(Super Junior), Fire(2NE1), Nobody(Wondergirls) and Gee(SNSD) were analysed check and judging by the real-time popularities of these songs, the results are spot on! If you’re wondering which song is the one blurred near the end, it’s Suju’s Sorry Sorry.


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