The Success Of Happy

Regardless of your taste in music, there are no doubt numerous times when that earworm burrows deeper and deeper into your cortex.

American singers and producer Pharell Williams’ song Happy¬†has enjoyed astronomical worldwide success. In this feature, experts in composition, a DJ, an academic and BBC 1’s head of music look at what makes a tune so hard to forget – and therefore, so commercially successful.

 
Posted on April 15, 2014 @ 11.43
 

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