Sunday, July 6, 2008

Building the Perfect Song

(The first in an occasional series listing things that make me like a pop song. Taken together, this will serve as an exhaustive guide for any songwriters looking to compose something specifically to appeal to my tastes.)

#1: The song should contain multiple background singers who, at some point, should punctuate the song by shouting out a list of numbers.

Please see below for examples:

Los Campesinos! - My Year in Lists

Black Kids - I'm Not Gonna Teach Your Boyfriend How to Dance With You

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