Getting the rock and snowball rolling for fans of Canadian recording artists
In the Interests of Linguistics, Science and Music
If u ever needed, like , proof that the English language is f--ked , ya need look no further than this chart thang. Put together by David Taylor of Prooffreader , the chart below denotes the most common words used in the titles of songs that ranked on Billboard per decade, from to From the s on, Internet slang like "U," "Ya" and "Thang" have become more popular in song titles, following the rise of the texting and social media. Artists and listeners also seem to be developing a penchant for more crass language as "Hell" and "Fuck" have taken hold in the s. After the s, it seems artists no longer felt it necessary to spell out their genre so explicitly. For more information on how David Taylor put together the chart, and for further insight into the data, head over to Prooffreader. US Edition U. Coronavirus News U. HuffPost Personal Video Horoscopes.
From Strauss to Beyonce, take a lyrical journey through the decades in this fascinating study.
Are you writing a song? Would you like it to be really catchy? Why not go with what works for everyone, and use the most popular words found in hit songs? I thought it was an absolutely brilliant lyric… My artistic sensibilities are wounded, I tell you. Owing to the stiff critique my first ever song lyric faced, I decided to look for other words that are popular in songs.