what makes a song catchy Home › Ear Training Forums › Ear Training › Rhythm › what makes a song catchy Tagged: chords, tempo This topic contains 5 replies, has 6 voices, and was last updated by bsamples 2 years ago. Viewing 6 posts - 1 through 6 (of 6 total) Author Posts December 4, 2014 at 10:00 am #28366 zeitaliesinParticipant You know those songs you can’t get out of your head no matter how bad it is, why is it? The chords? The riff, the repitition? December 4, 2014 at 9:06 pm #28453 caylalaymanParticipant Check out this interesting read: http://www.easyeartraining.com/learn/four-chords-and-the-truth/. It may answer some of your questions. December 5, 2014 at 12:07 am #28474 alexxParticipant @zetliesin. I think it’s all of those. The worst is when it’s a really bad commercial jingle that sticks in your head. December 5, 2014 at 2:04 am #28493 christopher-suttonKeymaster There’s been some interesting research on these “earworms”: http://www.gold.ac.uk/music-mind-brain/earworm-project/ December 5, 2014 at 4:53 am #28506 quintusvwParticipant @alexx What is really annoying is when the words or the tune makes no sense…that is definitely a bad commercial. December 19, 2014 at 2:33 am #29204 bsamplesParticipant quintusvw wrote: What is really annoying is when the words or the tune makes no sense…that is definitely a bad commercial. @quintusvw: I completely agree. I never get songs stuck in my head that I enjoy; it’s always something cheesy and annoying! Author Posts Viewing 6 posts - 1 through 6 (of 6 total) You must be logged in to reply to this topic. Log in or Create your free account Share This!